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1 | Somalia Disturbing the Peace More than 20 people were killed Oct. 29 by a series of suicide bombings whose targets included a U.N. compound and the Ethiopian consulate, in the relatively stable northern Somali regions of Somaliland and Puntland. Government officials blamed the bombings on radical Islamic insurgents, who have vowed to continue fighting despite a U.N.-backed cease-fire agreed to earlier in the week by the Somali transitional government and the rival Islamic movement. The attacks coincided with a summit held in Nairobi by Somali and other African leaders to discuss the options for ending the chaos that has...

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