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Nigerian police rescue Indian crew kidnapped by pirates
Nigerian police rescue Indian crew kidnapped by pirates
Nigerian police have rescued three Indian sailors who were kidnapped from a cargo ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea last month.
Policy and piracy on choppy seas
Policy and piracy on choppy seas
You don't have to wander far in Morocco's capital city of Rabat to stumble across its ancient history — at least to the Roman ruins,...
Belgium detains Somali pirate kingpin 'Big Mouth'
Belgium detains Somali pirate kingpin 'Big Mouth'
Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as "Afweyne" or "Big Mouth", was detained when he arrived at Brussels Airport on Saturday, Belgium's De Standaard newspaper reported on Monday....
Pirates of the Peruvian
Pirates of the Peruvian
Writer Daniel Alarcon’s excellent piece of reportage about book piracy in Peru, in the Granta (109) edition themed around...
EU: We're fighting pirates on the beaches
EU: We're fighting pirates on the beaches
"The focused, precise and proportionate action was conducted from the air and all forces returned safely to EU warships on completion," the EU's...
China increases military presence in Indian Ocean
China increases military presence in Indian Ocean
Little by little China is forming military links in Africa and in the Indian Ocean in order, experts say, to protect Beijing's economic interests...
SA, Moz and Tanzania in 'innovative' anti-piracy pact
SA, Moz and Tanzania in 'innovative' anti-piracy pact
The United States ambassador to Mozambique has saluted an anti-piracy agreement signed between South Africa and Mozambique last week which presages...
West Africa nations meet to discuss piracy surge
West Africa nations meet to discuss piracy surge
Benin, Togo and Ghana begin a three-day meeting in Cotonou next week to hammer out ways to end a recent upsurge in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, an...
UN backs West Africa plans to combat piracy
UN backs West Africa plans to combat piracy
The UN Security Council is condemning piracy in the Gulf of Guinea off the West African coast and backing regional plans to tackle the growing...
Piracy off Nigeria's coast 'rising to Somali levels'
Piracy off Nigeria's coast 'rising to Somali levels'
Authorities are mounting a disjointed fight against piracy off Nigeria's coast as insurers say the threat has reached levels that rival lawless...
Sisulu: Piracy threat growing in Southern Africa
Sisulu: Piracy threat growing in Southern Africa
Southern African nations need to be on high alert as the region's coastline and shipping lanes were vulnerable to piracy which was moving southwards, Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu warned on Monday....
Ten months in chains: Sailors tell of piracy ordeal
Ten months in chains: Sailors tell of piracy ordeal
Indian sailors on Friday recounted the horrors they faced during their 10-month captivity by Somali pirates who kept them in chains, often without...

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