New president of Somalia's Puntland vows to fight insecurity

By Reuters | Wed, 8 Jan 2014 22:22 PM
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* Former prime minister beats incumbent in run-off

* 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 Puntland on Wednesday, backing his campaign against corruption and insecurity in the relatively peaceful Somali region.

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