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Must Reads: Foie gras, Mo Farah and a hotly debated memorial

August 12, 2012 |  5:00 am

Mo Farah

From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news:

Syria rebels move ahead and apart

French gag on California foie gras ban

Mexico memorial to drug war victims inspires debate

This is London Mayor Boris Johnson's moment to bask

Mo Farah spreads thrill of Olympic victory to Mogadishu

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: Mo Farah of Britain is seen on a giant screen as he receives his gold medal for the men's 10,000-meter final at the London Games on Aug. 5, 2012. Credit: John Stillwell / Pool Photo