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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,......
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Operation Atalanta continues to keep the coast of Somalia safe

30-11-2016 ECSA welcomes the European Council's decision of 25 November to extend the mandate of Atalanta, the European Union's counter-piracy... ...

https://www.shippingtribune.com/newsdetails.php?s_id=3697
EU Counter Piracy Mission Extended

30-11-2016 The European Council has extended Operation Atalanta's mandate to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia... ...

https://www.shippingtribune.com/newsdetails.php?s_id=3700
Iranian Navy Deploys Alvand, Bushehr Destroyers In Atlantic Ocean

Iran has deployed Alvand and Bushehr destroyers in the Atlantic Ocean as part of its plans to expand naval presence in the international waters.... ...

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/17726/Iranian_Navy_Deploys_Alvand__Bushehr_Destroyers_In_Atlantic_Ocean
UN official

21-11-2016 The threat of piracy off the coast of Somalia looms large despite significant gains made against it, says a UN official. Andrew... ...

https://www.shippingtribune.com/newsdetails.php?s_id=3614
Africa Monitor | Volume V; Issue XXIII | Uganda's Besigye Finally travels to South Africa

Uganda's Besigye Finally travels to South Africa Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has left the East African country to attend an... ...

http://www.orfonline.org/research/africa-monitor-volume-v-issue-xxiii/

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