Egypt's new president sworn in

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Egyptians wave to Egypt's President-elect, Mohammed Morsi, upon his arrival to give a speech at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, June 29, 2012. In front of tens of thousands of cheering supporters, Egypt's first Islamist and civilian president-elect vowed that nobody can take away his authority and symbolically read an oath of office on the eve of his official inauguration. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Islamist Mohammed Morsi promised a "new Egypt" as he took the oath of office Saturday, June 30, to become the country's first freely elected president, succeeding Hosni Mubarak who was ousted 16 months ago.

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