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Residents of the Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon have been trapped in a closed military zone for five years.
Somali opposition fighters driven out from two bases near the border in joint Kenyan-Somali military offensive.
A cargo aeroplane said to be loaded with weapons has landed in Mogadishu from Eritrea in violation of a United Nations arms embargo.
Somalis have been holding protests after Islamic militia members broke up crowds gathered to watch World Cup football matches.
Islamic leaders who have seized Somalia's capital after weeks of fighting are beginning talks with the UN-backed government, while the defeated regional commanders are advancing back towards Mogadishu from their stronghold of Jowhar.
The Islamic militia that captured Mogadishu has vowed to turn Somalia into a religious state after winning a three-month battle for the capital.
Heavy fighting apparently sparked by an Islamic militia's moves to close cinemas and video stores in the lawless Somali capital has left at least 12 people dead and more than 21 injured, local residents say.
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At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
 
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