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Kenyan Forces Accused of Smuggling Racket in Somalia

Kenyan forces fighting militants in Somalia are taking cuts from charcoal and sugar smuggling, earning themselves about $50 million a year and boosting an illegal trade that helps fund the Islamists, a rights group said on Thursday. The army dismissed the report by Kenya's Journalists for Justice. A Kenyan government spokesman called it "absolute garbage." The U.N. Security Council banned charcoal exports from Somalia in 2012 to cut a stream of financing for the...

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