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Somali Parliament Endorses New Cabinet After MP Killed

The Somali parliament approved a new cabinet on Monday, just hours after gunmen shot and killed one of its members. Abdullahi Qayad Barre was gunned down in the Hamar Jajab district of the capital, Mogadishu. Fellow lawmaker Mohamed Ali Hagaa said Barre was on his way to parliament when he was shot dead in his car at a busy intersection. The attackers escaped the scene, and the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the shooting.  Despite the...

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