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June 5, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Somaliland's leaders said final results from last week's referendum showed that 97% of voters support a new constitution that confirms the region's independence from the rest of Somalia. The results were announced at a ceremony in the parliament of Somaliland, which split from Somalia 10 years ago but has never been recognized internationally as a separate state.
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February 1, 2009 | Yusuf Hagi Hussein
A moderate Islamist leader was elected as Somalia's president Saturday, spurring street celebrations in the capital, Mogadishu, and raising hopes for improved security in the Horn of Africa nation. Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed, a former high school teacher, was elected during a special session of the recently reformulated parliament, which met in the neighboring nation of Djibouti because of the ongoing violence in Somalia.
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February 1, 2009 | Yusuf Hagi Hussein
A moderate Islamist leader was elected as Somalia's president Saturday, spurring street celebrations in the capital, Mogadishu, and raising hopes for improved security in the Horn of Africa nation. Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed, a former high school teacher, was elected during a special session of the recently reformulated parliament, which met in the neighboring nation of Djibouti because of the ongoing violence in Somalia.
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June 5, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Somaliland's leaders said final results from last week's referendum showed that 97% of voters support a new constitution that confirms the region's independence from the rest of Somalia. The results were announced at a ceremony in the parliament of Somaliland, which split from Somalia 10 years ago but has never been recognized internationally as a separate state.
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