Amid famine, Somali government regains control of capital

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In Somalia, there are renewed hopes that victims of the country's famine may at last receive much needed aid.  Over the weekend African peacekeepers forced Somalia's al-Shabab Islamist rebels out of the capital, Mogadishu.  The rebels have blocked several international relief groups from bringing food to Somalia.  Jeffrey Gettleman, The New York Times' East Africa bureau chief, reports on the latest from Nairobi.
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