Somalia

Off to a Good Start

Somalia's new president has been moved to a secure compound after surviving an assassination attempt

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Somalia's new president has been moved to a secure compound after surviving an assassination bid that dented hopes of change in the violence-scarred country and brought condemnation from the United States.

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was the surprise winner of Monday's election in the poverty-stricken Horn of Africa nation that has been the battleground of warlords and Islamist militias for more than two decades.