Rodrigo Duterte swears in as Philippines President

In Philippines, Authoritarian firebrand Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the President on Thursday, after promising a ruthless and deeply controversial war on crime as the main focus of his six-year term.His anti-crime programme includes plans to reintroduce the death penalty and issuing shoot-to-kill orders to the security services. Duterte won last month's presidential elections in a landslide.

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