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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

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UN

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/more-than-300-die-in-boat-tragedies-on-mediterranean-marking-years-deadliest-week-un-news-international-oi1obEcighcjg.html
Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Multiply in Summer Sailing Season

African Press Organization GENEVA, Switzerland, August 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The series of tragedies last weekend in the... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=7953
170 Feared Dead, 200 Migrants Missing

Migrants sit in their boat during a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Scirocco about 40 nautical miles off the coast of Libya in this handout... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/libya-boat-capsize-170-feared-dead-after-vessel-200-migrants-goes-missing-607465
security sources

ning him multi-million dollar ransoms, security sources said today. Mohamed Garfanji was seized late Sunday in the capital Mogadishu along with... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/somali-pirate-kingpin-arrested-security-sources-114082000030_1.html
Govt faces SC ire over Indians held captive by Somali pirates

Somalian pirates have held the Indian seamen hostage since 2010. Concerned at the external affairs ministry's failure to secure the release of... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/govt-faces-sc-ire-over-indians-held-by-pirates/1/376468.html

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