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Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh as president

11 September 2012, 08:05

Somali MPs meeting in the Mogadishu have elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country's new president, in the latest step to end decades of war.

Hassan Sheikh, an academic, beat outgoing President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed in a run-off poll.

No candidate secured the required two-thirds majority in the first round of voting, conducted by secret ballot.

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