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Bouteflika arrives for the swearing-in in a wheelchair

Algeria's Bouteflika sworn in for fourth term

Algiers, April 28, 2014

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sworn in for a fourth term on Monday after easily winning an election opponents dismissed as fraudulent to re-appoint the ailing independence veteran after 15 years in power.

State television showed Bouteflika, 77, sitting in a wheelchair to take the oath and give a brief speech in one of his rare public appearances since a stroke last year that raised questions about his ability to govern.  - Reuters

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