Somalia's Puntland new president vows to fight insecurity

By Reuters | Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:35 PM
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* Former PM beats incumbent president in run-off

* Relatively peaceful but has suffered recent attacks

* Region could be model for rest of country

By Abdiqani Hassan

GAROWE, Somalia, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Parliament narrowly elected former prime minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali as president of Somalia's region of Puntland on Wednesday, backing his campaign against corruption and insecurity in ...

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