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Turkish cabinet

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday took on greater powers than any Turkish leader for decades as he was sworn in for a second presidential term, naming his son-in-law to the key post of finance minister in a revamped cabinet. Erdogan, who has already transformed Turkey in 15 years of rule, took his oath of office in parliament under the new presidential system denounced by opponents as a one-man regime. Describing the monumental change as a "new beginning", he vowed at a later ceremony at his vast…