Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 18:34
Yameen sworn in as president of the Maldives
The winning candidate in the delayed presidential run-off election in the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, has been sworn in the capital, Male.
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Earlier his rival, former President Mohamed Nasheed, conceded defeat, saying that having an elected president once more made it a "happy day".
Regional power India was among the first to congratulate Yameen.
Yameen is a half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who was president for 30 years until 2008 and imposed rigid control over the archipelago - a Sunni Muslim country that is best known as a luxury holiday destination.