A spokeswoman for national carrier Turkish Airlines said, a Turkish man was shot dead on Tuesday in Mogadishu when gunmen attacked the car he was traveling in with a senior manager from Turkish ... more 
A spokeswoman for national carrier Turkish Airlines said, a Turkish man was shot dead on Tuesday in Mogadishu when gunmen attacked the car he was traveling in with a senior manager from Turkish Airlines. Somalia is attempting to rebuild itself after two decades of civil war and lawlessness, triggered by the overthrow of president Siad Barre in 1991. The fragile government is being backed by international aid aimed at preventing it from becoming a haven for al Qaeda-style militants in east Africa. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan became the first non-African leader to visit Somalia in nearly 20 years when he traveled there in 2011. less 
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