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Exiled family returns to Somaliland

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DEBATE

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

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DEBATE

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

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TALKING EUROPE

Dacian Ciolos, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

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TALKING EUROPE

EU-US free trade agreement: A bad deal for European consumers?

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THE INTERVIEW

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somali president

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ENCORE!

Tony Allen: Putting the 'beat' in Afrobeat

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REPORTERS

Uruguay: President Mujica’s social revolution

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Video: Turkey ‘turns blind eye’ to border-crossing jihadists

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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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