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Somalia Poverty

Mogadishu: Inside The City The World Forgot

The Guardian | Ghaith Abdul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a rare dispatch from war-ravaged Mogadishu, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad found a city daring to hope for a break from years of violence. Then the fighting res...

Pirates Feel Misunderstood

The New York Times | Jeffrey Gettleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The Somali pirates who hijacked a Ukrainian freighter loaded with tanks, artillery, grenade launchers and ammunition said in an inte...

Pirates Transform Villages Into Boomtowns

AP | MOHAMED OLAD HASSAN and ELIZABETH KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia's increasingly brazen pirates are building sprawling stone houses, cruising in luxury cars, marrying beautiful wome...