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— This image of a woman and child's precarious perch show why some residents of Mogadishu are fleeing to rural areas for safey. According to wire services, a spate of near-daily attacks have challenged the governments effort to impose security on the city recaptured in December by government forces and their Ethiopian allies from Islamists who controlled it for six months. The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize an African Union force to help stabilize Somalia over the next six months and set the stage for U.N. peacekeepers to take over the long-term job of bringing peace to the Horn of Africa nation.