Egypt's new leader Mohammed Mursi is sworn in

Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's President
Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's President Credit: Reuters

Mohammed Mursi has been formally sworn in as Egypt's new president at a ceremony in the capital Cairo.

Mr Mursi took the oath before the Supreme Constitutional Court.

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Egypt's new leader sworn in

Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's first democratically elected president at a ceremony in Cairo.The Muslim Brotherhood candidate won Egypt's presidential election with just under 52% of the vote.