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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

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Latest update 23/02/2012

Famine and fighting in Somalia

Somalia is suffering its worst drought in over half a century, bringing famine to an already war-torn country. International aid efforts are being hampered by insurgent violence, lawlessness and political instability.

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Another famine, another humanitarian band-aid

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Massive drought forces Somalis to flee their homes

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Aid 'too little, too late' for famine victims in Kenya

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Drought: the difficult reality of aid dependency

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The world's biggest refugee camp - and it's too small

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Somalia: war in Mogadishu

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