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US ‘worried by’ Somali Islamists

The United States has expressed its concern after an Islamist militia said it had taken control of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. A State Department spokesman did not comment directly but pointedly said: “We don’t want to see Somalia turn into a safe haven for foreign terrorists”. The US was accused of backing the warlords defeated by the Islamists. The Islamic militia says it has now advanced to within 20km of Jowhar, the town where the defeated warlords fled. Full Story

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