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The heightened security underscores the continuing threat that militants pose to a new government struggling to bring order back to a country ravaged by 20 years of war, reports Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency.
A recent report in Foreign Policy magazine draws attention to how the threat from Somalia is spreading.