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Somali pirates target oil tanker; 5 Indians taken hostage

In yet another incident of its kind, five Indian sailors have been abducted by Somali pirates off the Nigerian coast.On December 17, heavily-armed pirates stormed a German oil tanker SP Brussels......

Somali pirates nabbed off Gujarat coast

Gujarat police on Monday arrested fourteen Somali pirates and three Yemeni nationals after they reached the Gujarat coast after being stranded for a month in the sea without food or water. The......

Navy warship heads to Somalia to free sailors

The Indian Navy has sent a naval warship to the Somali coast in order to secure the release of seven of its citizens held captive by pirates despite taking ransom.A Talwar Class stealth warship has......

Somalia asks India to hand over arrested pirates

The Somali government has asked India to hand over the 43 pirates, arrested off the coast of Lakshadweep during two separate operations recently, so that they can be put on trial in their country,......

Somali pirates placed under arrest in Mumbai

FifteenSomali and Ethiopian pirates apprehended by the Indian Navy after a gunbattle off the Lakshadweep coast while trying to loot a foreign merchant vessel were on Monday placed under arrest and......

UNSC appeals to all nations to outlaw piracy

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that seeks the creation of a special body to prosecute pirates caught off the Somali coast and asks all countries to criminalise piracy.......

Early monsoon may bring cyclone too

The Indian Meteorological Department announced that conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon to some parts of southwest Bay of Bengal, more parts of southeast and east central......

Rain respite soon for farmers

This piece of forecast from the India Meteorological Department and the European Centre for Medium-Range weather Forecasts may bring cheer to Indian farmers, who have been reeling under hostile......

Review: Captain Phillips is gripping

Captain Phillips is good entertainment that, thankfully, has its brain intact, writes Paloma Sharma. When Richard Phillips leaves home and family behind in Vermont to captain a container ship,......

  People speak for somali coast

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Q. An Indian navy warship has destroyed a Somali pirate "mother ship" that fired on it in the Gulf of Aden, BBC News. No country in world has done any thing on this menace !
:  A. In that area Indian coast guard petrolling in this period. Hencec it has a chance to destroy the pyrates vessel. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/an-indian-navy-warship-has-destroyed-a-somali-pirate-quotmot//answers/11914150

Devarajan  Gopal
Q. Regarding Stolt Valor :
Devarajan Gopal:  A. A Hong Kong ship with 18 Indian crew members had been hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden near the Somali coast.The hostages were released on 15th October. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/regarding-stolt-valor-/11914051/answers/11360252

Q. TELL ABOUT SOMALIA?
:  A. An independent republic on the E coast of Africa, formed from the former British Somaliland and the former Italian Somaliland. 9,940,232; 246,198...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tell-about-somalia/11360206/answers/1919437

  Web results for Somali Coast
Gunmen kill policeman, wound two others in Kenya

Nairobi, Dec 12 A policeman was killed and two others injured when gunmen opened fire in the region of Kilifi on the Kenyan coast, authorities... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a512782.html
Iran to Deploy Naval Troops in Atlantic Ocean Near US Maritime Borders

In a bid to expand its naval presence in the international waters, the Iranian Navy is planning to deploy troops in the Atlantic Ocean.... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/iran-deploy-naval-troops-atlantic-ocean-near-us-maritime-borders-616655
Denmark compensates suspected pirates for overly long detention

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark has compensated nine Somalis suspected of trying to hijack a Danish ship in 2013 because they were detained too long... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/denmark-compensates-suspected-pirates-overly-long-detention-201232904--finance.html
Yemen govt

Sanaa: Seventy Ethiopian migrants have drowned after their boat sank near the entrance to the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, the Yemeni Interior... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/70-ethiopian-migrants-drown-in-shipwreck-off-yemen-coast-yemen-govt_1511281.html
Kenya needs to win war of ideas to stop Islamist advance

MOMBASA/NAIROBI: Kenya must win a battle against militant ideology that is seeping in from its northern neighbour and spreading to Muslim youths at... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/kenya-needs-to-win-war-of-ideas-to-stop-islamist-advance/articleshow/45402523.cms

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