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London conference on Somalia attracts international attention

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The London conference on Somalia opens to fanfare on Thursday hoping to improve the situation in a country described as the “world’s worst failed state”. Ahead of the conference the UN Security Council has approved a new resolution bolstering the African Union’s peacekeeping force in Somalia to 17,000 troops, in its fight against the Al-Shabaab rebels.

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Written by Daniel Finnan

23 February 2012 at 02:21

Two Britons arrested at Somali border by Kenyan police

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Lamu, Kenya, 2008. Photo: Cessna 206

Lamu, Kenya, 2008. Photo: Cessna 206

Two British citizens arrested by Kenyan police suspected of having ties to Somalia’s Al-Shabaab group are likely to be repatriated to the United Kingdom, Kenyan police told RFI on Tuesday. The men, one of Somali descent, one of Pakistani decent, are being interrogated in Nairobi after being stopped in the border town of Kiunga, north of the Lamu archipelago.

Interview: Charles Owino, Kenya’s deputy police spokesman

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

18 October 2011 at 21:07