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Somalia’s Islamists take key town

Fighters loyal to Somalia’s Islamic courts have taken control of a key trading town from the transitional government without bloodshed. They drove into Sakow on Wednesday evening moving closer to the seat of the interim administration in Baidoa. Islamists are reported to be massing to the east of Baidoa, where government troops have been seen building defences with the aid of Ethiopian soldiers. Full Story

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