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Inauguration

New South Korean president Park vows to make people happy

Following a jaunty ceremony featuring a 21-gun salute, folk dancers and Gangnam Style star Psy, Park Geun-hye, who was sworn in on Friday as president of South Korea, made a revolutionary promise - to make her workaholic, ultra-competitive, ultra-stressed people happy.

Tuesday, 26 February, 2013, 2:59am

South Korea swears in first female president, Park Geun-hye

Taking the oath of office in front of 70,000 people gathered in front of the National Assembly building in Seoul, Park Geun-hye called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions and rejoin the international community.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Seize the moment, Obama tells US in inaugural speech

US President Barack Obama declared yesterday that a decade of war was ending, the nation's economy was recovering and "America's possibilities are limitless" as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands.

22 Jan 2013 - 12:01pm

'Dad, you didn't mess up,' says Obama's daughter Sasha

To everyone else, he is the president of the United States, but to his young daughters Barack Obama is just Dad, who sometimes messes stuff up.

The president's 11-year-old daughter Sasha on Sunday gave a rare glimpse into the 44th US president's personal life, after watching her father take the oath of office to begin his second term.

22 Jan 2013 - 5:37am