UK opens makeshift Somalia embassy in Western vote of confidence

By Reuters | Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:45 PM
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By Richard Lough

MOGADISHU, April 25 (Reuters) - In a sign of growing optimism that Somalia is winning a struggle against pirates and al Qaeda-linked insurgents, Britain opened an embassy on Thursday in a set of four metal cabins at Mogadishu airport.

It was the first such move by a Western power since Somalia began to emerge from more than two decades of conflict. Turkey and Iran are among others ...

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