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"We don稚 consider ourselves sea bandits," he said. "We consider sea bandits those who illegally fish in our seas and dump waste in our seas and carry weapons in our seas. We are simply patrolling our seas. Think of us like a coast guard."
spokesman, Sugule Ali, NY Times interview Sept. 30, 2008
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... to paint Corbyn as a dangerous, treasonous radical, Hannan tells us that 'over the years, he has formed effective alliances with such monsters as Slobodan Milosevic, Vladimir Putin, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, the IRA, the Iranian Ayatollahs, Hamas, Hezbollah and even a gang of Somali pirates'.
On Friday, Indian authorities deported 41 Somali pirates who were arrested in Indian waters in 2011. The Somali government arranged a charter flight to bring them back to their homeland. The convicted pirates were among a group of 120 Somalis arrested during the peak of the East Africa piracy epidemic.

"The dramatic incident, alongside our 2017 figures, demonstrates that Somali pirates retain the capability and intent to launch attacks against merchant ... In their heyday six years ago, Somali pirates launched 237 attacks off the coast of Somalia in 2011, the IMB says, and held hundreds of hostages.
Six Somali pirates were subsequently detained by European Union Naval Force, transferred to the Seychelles and charged with "committing an act of piracy" ... "This dramatic incident, alongside our 2017 figures, demonstrates that Somali pirates retain the capability and intent to launch attacks againstテδづつ...
Their knowledge of Hindi and Marathi, and a few other very 'aamchi Mumbai' things, that's what the Somali pirates, convicted last year for hijacking a fishing vessel that had sailed from Iran in 2011, are taking back home with them. Sentenced to seven years in jail, the bunch was seen being escorted by theテδづつ...
Mumbai: The first batch of 41 Somali pirates was deported on Friday from among the 117 caught in Indian waters in 2011 and freed recently. A special chartered flight was arranged by the Somali embassy, a relief for the police, who did not know what to do with the penniless pirates after their release.

2011 -- The Samho Jewelry, a South Korean chemical freighter with 21 crew members, including eight South Koreans, is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea while en route to Sri Lanka from the United Arab Emirates. All of the crew members of the 11,500-ton vessel are rescued in a raid by Southテδづつ...
"This dramatic incident, alongside our 2017 figures, demonstrates that Somali pirates retain the capability and intent to launch attacks against merchant vessels hundreds of miles from their coastline," Mukundan said. According to IMB, there were 36 reported incidents in the gulf of Guinea last year with noテδづつ...
A dramatic attack on a container ship far off the Somali coast saw pirates firing rockets at the vessel after a failed attempt to board it. "This dramatic incident... demonstrates that Somali pirates retain the capability and intent to launch attacks against merchant vessels hundreds of miles from their coastline,"テδづつ...
Six Somali nationals who were transferred to Seychelles after being caught attacking a container ship and a fishing vessel last month could face 30 years imprisonment if convicted. That statement was made Thursday by David Esparon, the principal state counsel, in the Attorney General's Office. Esparonテδづつ...
Seychelles Charges Six Somali pirates. By Eric Haun December 20, 2017. (Photo: EU NAVFOR). Six Somali nationals have been charged in the Republic of Seychelles for attempting and committing acts of piracy in the Indian Ocean, the Seychellois Attorney General announced on December 18. The suspected piratesテδづつ...
There are also indications that Somali pirates are obtaining more powerful weapons, raising security concerns for shippers. In another incident in November in the southern Somali Basin, pirates used rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) to attack a container ship in an apparent attempt to hijack the vessel.
Somali pirates are not the only threat faced by ships sailing the high seas. Large vessels out at sea are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks by sophisticated hackers sitting thousands of miles away. After the collision between US Navy ship USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship 60 miles off theテδづつ...
Friday November 24 2017. Somali pirates. An armed pirate on the coastline in northeastern Somalia. Italian navy have arrested six suspected Somali pirates. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUPテδづつ...
Victoria - Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official said on Thursday. the suspects arrived on Thursday morning at the port of Victoria, capital of the Indian Ocean archipelagoテδづつ...
The European Union's anti-piracy forces arrested six pirates off Somalia's coast yesterday, Garowe Online reported. The operation took 24 hours during which "six suspected pirates and a skiff were captured by Italian Marines from ITS Virginio Fasan warship after the attack on a 52,000-tonne container shipテδづつ...
A pirate with a full beard makes an ironic salute as I walk towards him across the red gravel of the prison yard in Garowe, the capital of the Somali region of Puntland. His fellow prisoners turn away in disgust or yell curses at me through the bars. "We hate you. It's your fault that we are sitting here likeテδづつ...

(CNN) In the vital transport corridors of the troubled Gulf of Aden, an old but dangerous adversary has returned to the seas -- pirates. But they may not be acting alone. Four years since piracy attacks reached their peak, CNN sources have found threats on Somali waters are broader than ever.
The world heard little about piracy for years but media outlets are this year reporting that the Somali pirates are back. In May and June they hijacked fishing vessels that were sailing off the north-eastern coastal region of Somalia called Puntland. Historically, stopping pirates has always been difficult,テδづつ...
pirates appear to be making a comeback in the Indian Ocean. Attacks were common until warships from an international force launched a major crackdown five years ago. But the ambushing of four ships by Somali pirates has ended the relative calm. by Mohammed Adow. 23 Jun 2017テδづつ...
(CNN) A small Iranian fishing boat was hijacked off the coast of Somalia Tuesday, a local mayor reported. The boat would be used as a "mother ship" by its captors to launch further attacks, Ali Shire, mayor of the town of Haabo, told Reuters. The attack is the latest in a series of hijackings in the designatedテδづつ...
(CNN) A small Iranian fishing boat was hijacked off the coast of Somalia Tuesday, a local mayor reported. The boat would be used as a "mother ship" by its captors to launch further attacks, Ali Shire, mayor of the town of Haabo, told Reuters. The attack is the latest in a series of hijackings in the designatedテδづつ...
Somali pirates captured an Iranian fishing trawler to use it as a floating base for further attacks. The ocean-going dhow with a crew of up to 20 was seized ... This year has seen an emergence of Somali pirate activities after five years of being dormant. It is believed that the return of illegal fishing vessels intoテδづつ...
On Tuesday, Somali pirates captured an Iranian fishing boat for use as a mother ship for attacks on larger merchant vessels, according to the mayor of a port town in Puntland. In the past, Somali pirates often captured fishing vessels and their crews in order to extend their range, and they successfullyテδづつ...
The video in question is titled "Somali pirates VS ship's Private Security Guards" and since it was posted last Thursday it has racked up over 12 million views, easily reaching YouTube's top trending list. It has also prompted some Publishers to re-post as if this just happened. The problem is, the video is nowテδづつ...
Somali pirates hijacked a Comoros-flagged vessel carrying fuel in early March, the first time that pirates had taken control of a commercial ship in the region since 2012. The ship was later released without ransom. But since then, pirates have successfully hijacked at least another four vessels off the coast ofテδづつ...
pirates are as old as the seas. But the modern-day Somali pirate problem started around 2008, when bands of former fishermen began speeding into Somalia's waters in busted-up skiffs and leaky dinghies, hijacking whatever crossed their paths. Typically, pirates would scamper aboard a ship at night, rushテδづつ...
An oil tanker has been hijacked by suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia, reports say, the first such hijacking in the region in five years. The ship sent a distress signal on Monday evening, saying it was being approached by high-speed boats. The gunmen have told a local official they are fishermenテδづつ...
A Chinese Navy officer who led a mission last year to rescue a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, which also resulted in the capture of three pirates, has been honoured as a hero in his home city, according to local media reports. Gong Kaifeng was visited by the vice-mayor of Fuzhou, in eastern China'sテδづつ...
Six Somali pirates were subsequently detained by European Union Naval Force, transferred to the Seychelles and charged with "committing an act of piracy" where they face up to 30 years' imprisonment, if convicted. "This dramatic incident, alongside our 2017 figures, demonstrates that Somali piratesテδづつ...
"This dramatic incident, alongside our 2017 figures, demonstrates that Somali pirates retain the capability and intent to launch attacks against merchant vessels hundreds of miles from their coastline," Mukundan said. According to IMB, there were 36 reported incidents in the gulf of Guinea last year with noテδづつ...
... will have repercussions on judiciary, says Soli Sorabjee テδづつキ Extreme interference of Centre with Judiciary dangerous for democracy: Mamata Banerjee. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. PrevNext. Stop. Home テδづつキ Cities テδづつキ Mumbai; No detention centre, Somali pirates released from jail accommodated in a room at Yellow Gateテδづつ...
Siddharth Roy Kapur signs on Hasee Toh Phasee director for film on Somali pirates. The film, based ... To be produced under the Roy Kapur films banner, the movie is inspired by the true story of merchant navy officer Audumbar Bhoi, whose ship and crew were attacked by Somali pirates, a statement said.
Somali pirates are not the only threat faced by ships sailing the high seas. Large vessels out at sea are also becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks by sophisticated hackers sitting thousands of miles away. After the collision between US Navy ship USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship 60 miles off theテδづつ...
Earning his first Oscar nomination for 2014's Captain Phillips--another feature centering on Somali pirates--Abdi has never met an actual Somali pirate, or so he says, though he was able to explain why Bahadur was able to move among them so easily. "It's the culture. The Somali culture is so friendly," theテδづつ...
How a Stockport fridge engineer turned inventor while fighting off armed Somali pirates ... That said, its hard to imagine maritime Security Expert Wayne Harrison having that light bulb moment while fighting off Somali pirates on board a vessel off the east coast of Africa seven years ago. But it was there in theテδづつ...
Faure told the group that the quick action of the EU NAVFOR in a recent operation in which six suspected Somali pirates were captured hasテδづつ...
Faure told the group that the quick action of the EU NAVFOR in a recent operation in which six suspected Somali pirates were captured hasテδづつ...
Faure told the group that the quick action of the EU NAVFOR in a recent operation in which six suspected Somali pirates were captured hasテδづつ...
Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia,テδづつ...
... Washington Post reports that he previously became a "national hero" in 2011 when he saved the life of a ship captain shot by Somali pirates.
The suspected pirates were apprehended by the Italian marines from ITS Virginio Fasan, said EU Naval Forces statement last weekend.
Six suspected Somali pirates are being detained in Montagne Posee prison in the Seychelles after they were transferred to the port of Victoriaテδづつ...
Victoria - Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southernテδづつ...
A vessel owned by Spanish tuna fishing giant Albacora, Galerna III, managed to escape a pirate attack northwest of the island of Mahe,テδづつ...
The European Union's anti-piracy forces arrested six pirates off Somalia's coast yesterday, Garowe Online reported. The operation took 24テδづつ...
In the drama inspired by a true story, Peters plays a journalist who hopes to investigate Somali pirates, only to get more than he bargained for.
Hooking up with a local fixer (Barkhad Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over hisテδづつ...
Wolf Warrior 2 is being seen as a symbol of China's growing security presence in Africa where, like Feng, it is also fighting Somali pirates,テδづつ...
In 2010, Somali pirates took more than a thousand hostages. In 2014, they captured none. If we don't use private contractors, he added, we willテδづつ...


 

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