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Analysis: Somalis celebrated a small but important success in a halting fight for normalcy, as Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed was elected president Wednesday. He confronts massive corruption and insecurity.
In Italy's south, villages are aging quickly as youth move away for better jobs. But some are finding new life by hosting refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Nearly two dozen migrants from the demolished "Jungle" camp in Calais are now living in a château in Chardonnay, France. While the village has been cool to the new arrivals, attitudes seem to be slowly changing.
Migrants, as they wait for their asylum applications to be processed, are increasingly ending up on the streets of the French capital, adding to the tens of thousands already there.
Initial reports allege that the explosion was caused by a bomb. Two people were slightly injured after the plane made a safe landing in Mogadishu.
Al Shabab launched its deadliest attack on Kenyan troops in Somalia earlier this month. Despite the retreat, Kenya is not planning to withdraw from the country.
A bus attack Monday by Al Shabab in northeast Kenya got rebuffed by passengers who bravely refused to divide into Muslims and Christians. Kenyan Somalis are forced to take civic responsibility for local education and schools.
Somalia broadcast the final of the General Da'ud Cup live for the first time – just one sign of the progress the country has been making as it recovers from civil war.
Some 300 Syrian refugees have chosen to make the self-declared Horn of Africa nation their home, hoping to avoid the seemingly difficult trek to Europe and life in a refugee camp.
Many Somalis are worried that foreigners are snapping up the best jobs as the country works to recover from civil war. Two-thirds of young people are unemployed.
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