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Africa wants U.N. role in Somali peacekeeping

An African Union (AU) mission to Somalia recommended on Friday that it send peacekeepers for six months before handing over to the United Nations to tame a nation in chaos for 16 years. Diplomats see international peacekeepers as the only way to stabilize Somalia once Ethiopian troops — who helped the interim government oust rival Islamists over the New Year and are now propping up the administration — return home. Full Story

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