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For 3 Days, Books Replace Blasts in Somali Capital

The capital of Somalia is one of the most dangerous cities in the world, but this week fear of blasts has been overcome by a love for books. Organizers say about 2,000 people turned out on the first day of the Mogadishu Book Fair to meet authors and examine hundreds of titles on display. The three-day event runs through Friday. The book fair shows a different side of a city trying to emerge from decades of unrest, destruction and waves of deadly attacks by al-Shabab...

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