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Behind blast walls, Somali parliament to choose new president

Somalia election President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed

Mogadishu, SomaliaReuters Two former presidents will face off against the incumbent in Somalia’s long-delayed presidential vote on Sunday behind blast walls to protect lawmakers from Islamist attacks and meddling by factions within the security services.  President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed is among 39 candidates seeking the top post, to be chosen by parliamentarians in an airport […]