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An official from the German Foreign Ministry could not immediately confirm the ship's capture. Andrew Mwangura of the Mombasa, Kenya-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Program, a group that monitors pirate activity off the African coast, said the ship has 17 crew members but could not give their ...
A crew of American sailors turned the tables on Somali pirates today who hijacked their ship after a high seas chase - and then were overpowered by the U.S. crew. The ship is crewed by 20 Americans under the command of Capt. Richard Phillips of Underhill, Vt. Also on board is Capt. Capt. Shane Murphy ...

The crew was in contact with the pirates, but officials were waiting to determine how to proceed with the negotiations at daybreak. The pirate mother ship also is in the vicinity, a defense official said. A crew member told CNN this afternoon that Capt. Richard Phillips was on the ship's lifeboat with ...
However, pirates and Somali officials cite the root cause of the highly organized and lucrative business as a result of illegal fishing made possible by years ... waters at any one time engaged in a $90 million a year business, mainly in tuna, the Kenya-based Seafarers Assistance Program reported in 2006.
Somali pirates have hijacked a Saudi Arabian-owned oil tanker, the largest vessel ever seized, loaded with crude and carrying 25 crew members off the Kenyan coast, a regional maritime official said on Monday.
Some US officials fear the cargo aboard the MV Faina, which was seized by pirates Thursday, could end up in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia if the pirates are allowed to escape. Somalia is seen as a key battleground in the war on terrorism in the region, which includes the Gulf of Aden, ...

Andrew Mwangura, of the Seafarers' Assistance Program, who monitors piracy from the Kenyan port of Mombasa, says cash raised from ransoms is being ... A lot of that is invested in businesses in the United Arab Emirates and Kenya, but a lot is also funding the fighters on both sides – government officials, ...
A second U.S. Navy destroyer was searching waters off Somalia for pirates who hijacked a Japanese-owned ship, military officials said. Over the ... Golden Nori off the Socotra archipelago near the Horn of Africa, said Andrew Mwangura, a spokesman for the Kenyan-based Seafarers' Assistance Program.
On Saturday, pirates who took over a Taiwanese fishing boat off Somalia killed one of its crew, Kenyan maritime officials reported, according to Reuters. ... crew member if the ship owner doesn't pay," Andrew Mwangura, director of the Kenyan-based East African Seafarers Assistance Program, told Reuters.
Also confirming the rescue to Kenya's Star newspaper was Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and ship owners and head of the Seafarers Assistance Program, who said, "It [the rescue] was a well-coordinated operation where they managed to rescue her. Shots were fired during the raid, but ...
Over $60 million was last year's ransom money paid out to pirate groups off the Somali coast, according to a regional anti-piracy watchdog, the Seafarers' Assistance Program. Their report mentioned 47 vessels and nearly 300 crew members captured by pirates during the same period. Recently a Greek ...
An official from the German Foreign Ministry could not immediately confirm the ship's capture. Andrew Mwangura of the Mombasa, Kenya-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Program, a group that monitors pirate activity off the African coast, said the ship has 17 crew members but could not give their ...
A crew of American sailors turned the tables on Somali pirates today who hijacked their ship after a high seas chase - and then were overpowered by the U.S. crew. The ship is crewed by 20 Americans under the command of Capt. Richard Phillips of Underhill, Vt. Also on board is Capt. Capt. Shane Murphy ...
The destroyer U.S.S. Bainbridge has arrived on the scene of the cargo ship, a defense official tells ABC News. The Navy warship came ... The crew was in contact with the pirates, but officials were waiting to determine how to proceed with the negotiations at daybreak. The pirate mother ship also is in the ...
However, pirates and Somali officials cite the root cause of the highly organized and lucrative business as a result of illegal fishing made possible by years ... waters at any one time engaged in a $90 million a year business, mainly in tuna, the Kenya-based Seafarers Assistance Program reported in 2006.
Somali pirates have hijacked a Saudi Arabian-owned oil tanker, the largest vessel ever seized, loaded with crude and carrying 25 crew members off the Kenyan coast, a regional maritime official said on Monday.
Some US officials fear the cargo aboard the MV Faina, which was seized by pirates Thursday, could end up in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia if the pirates are allowed to escape. Somalia is seen as a key battleground in the war on terrorism in the region, which includes the Gulf of Aden, ...

Andrew Mwangura, of the Seafarers' Assistance Program, who monitors piracy from the Kenyan port of Mombasa, says cash raised from ransoms is being ... A lot of that is invested in businesses in the United Arab Emirates and Kenya, but a lot is also funding the fighters on both sides – government officials, ...
According to AFP on the 30th, a spokesman for the Mombasa-based Seafarers Assistance Program in Kenya, a non-governmental organization dedicated to ... North Koreans who ever board overseas ships mostly belong to the family members of officials working at Ministry of Land and Marine Transport.
A second U.S. Navy destroyer was searching waters off Somalia for pirates who hijacked a Japanese-owned ship, military officials said. Over the ... Golden Nori off the Socotra archipelago near the Horn of Africa, said Andrew Mwangura, a spokesman for the Kenyan-based Seafarers' Assistance Program.
On Saturday, pirates who took over a Taiwanese fishing boat off Somalia killed one of its crew, Kenyan maritime officials reported, according to Reuters. ... crew member if the ship owner doesn't pay," Andrew Mwangura, director of the Kenyan-based East African Seafarers Assistance Program, told Reuters.
... newspaper was Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and ship owners and head of the Seafarers Assistance Program, who said, ...
... a regional anti-piracy watchdog, the Seafarers' Assistance Program. ... and local officials); the financier and “sponsors”, who between them, ...
An official from the German Foreign Ministry could not immediately ... Kenya-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Program, a group that ...
Officials also said one of the pirates in the lifeboat was "seriously injured." ... A Defense official said the Bainbridge is not expected to take any ...
But a maritime group based in Kenya confirmed the release. Andrew Mwangura of the East African Seafarers Assistance program was quoted ...
... off the Kenyan coast, a regional maritime official said on Monday. ... the East African Coordinator of the Seafarers Assistance Program, said ...
Some US officials fear the cargo aboard the MV Faina, which was seized by pirates Thursday, could end up in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked ...
Some US officials fear the cargo aboard the MV Faina, which was seized by pirates Thursday, could end up in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked ...
Andrew Mwangura, of the Seafarers' Assistance Program, who ... lot is also funding the fighters on both sides – government officials, warlords, ...
... for the Mombasa-based Seafarers Assistance Program in Kenya, ... belong to the family members of officials working at Ministry of Land and ...
A second U.S. Navy destroyer was searching waters off Somalia for pirates who hijacked a Japanese-owned ship, military officials said.
... but was unsuccessful in blocking the piracy, according to Navy officials. ... of the Kenyan-based East African Seafarers Assistance Program, ...
... newspaper was Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and ship owners and head of the Seafarers Assistance Program, who said, ...
Kenya's maritime official said the ill-fated vessel, dubbed MV Andrea, was attacked by assailants aboard a white hulled skiff while underway to ...
An official from the German Foreign Ministry could not immediately ... Kenya-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Program, a group that ...
An official from the German Foreign Ministry could not immediately ... Kenya-based East African Seafarers' Assistance Program, a group that ...
Officials also said one of the pirates in the lifeboat was "seriously injured." ... A Defense official said the Bainbridge is not expected to take any ...
The crew was in contact with the pirates, but officials were waiting to ... The pirate mother ship also is in the vicinity, a defense official said.
But a maritime group based in Kenya confirmed the release. Andrew Mwangura of the East African Seafarers Assistance program was quoted ...
Citing data from the Kenya-based East Africa Seafarers Assistance Program, Liu said 300 ships were attacked by pirates last year in that area.
... off the Kenyan coast, a regional maritime official said on Monday. ... the East African Coordinator of the Seafarers Assistance Program, said ...
Some US officials fear the cargo aboard the MV Faina, which was seized by pirates Thursday, could end up in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked ...
... for the Mombasa-based Seafarers Assistance Program in Kenya, ... belong to the family members of officials working at Ministry of Land and ...
A second U.S. Navy destroyer was searching waters off Somalia for pirates who hijacked a Japanese-owned ship, military officials said.
... but was unsuccessful in blocking the piracy, according to Navy officials. ... of the Kenyan-based East African Seafarers Assistance Program, ...


 

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