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Somalia Hosts Regional Summit for First Time in 40 Years

East African heads of state met in Mogadishu on Tuesday, marking the first time war-torn Somalia has hosted an international summit in more than 40 years. Security was extra tight was for the one-day meeting to prevent attacks by Islamist militant group al-Shabab.  Authorities put the city on virtual lockdown, with both vehicles and pedestrians blocked from using the major streets of the Somali capital. Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud hailed the meeting as proof the...

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