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SC steps in as search for seafarers in captivity of Somali pir...

Four years since seven Indian sailors became hostages of Somali pirates after their merchant vessels were hijacked, separate affidavits filed by the Ministry of External Affairs The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

Indian sailor held captive for 4 years released by Somali pirates

Aman Kumar Sharma from Himachal Pradesh, an Indian national, was among the 11 crew members of a ship freed after being held hostage for nearly four years by Somali pirates, with a top United Nations official calling for the release of all remaining captives. The UN envoy for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, welcomed the release over the weekend of the 11 crew members of the ship MV Albedo which was hijacked by Somali pirates in November 2010. According to the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Escape Jun 08 Two Sri Lankans held by Somali pirates escape  Lanka Business Online2 months ago MV Albedo Crew Freed, 39 Sailors Still Held by Pirates ยป  World Maritime News2 months ago Indian sailor freed by Somali pirate captors after four years  MSN India2 months ago

Chandy takes up the cudgels for NRIs

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has taken up the cudgels for Non-Resident Indians, including Keralites, stranded in various countries for some reason or the other. Mr. Chandy submitted the details of these NRIs when he met Minister for External ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

India capable to undertake emergency evacuation from Iraq

NEW DELHI: India does have military and other capabilities to undertake emergency evacuation of its citizens from trouble-spots around the globe. But it will have to proceed with extreme caution in the sharply-deteriorating situation in Iraq, where ...
 Economic Times2 months ago India has military wherewithal to do emergency evacuation from Iraq  Times of India2 months ago

Curbing the excesses of maritime piracy in Africa

I t may be reasonable to assume that piracy has existed for as long as the oceans were plied for commerce. For some decades, the trend in piracy has been observed to be cyclic in nature with its peak occurring when there is global economic recession ...
 Business Day Nigeria3 weeks ago
Yahoo! News

Tougher justice takes wind out of Somali pirates' sails

Three years ago, Isse Yuluh's pirate gang hijacked a yacht being sailed around the world by a Danish family with three teens. The Danes were eventually freed for a ransom of $3 million. Mr. Yuluh went to sea again. This time he returned to his ...
 Yahoo! News1 month ago Captain Phillips strikes back: Off Horn of Africa, pirates go bye-bye  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
New Indian Express

IMG Set Up to Deal With Piracy: Centre to SC

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) has been set up by Ministry of Shipping to secure the release of Indian sailors held captive by Somalian pirates and that it was coordinating with UN bodies. In an ...
 Outlook India1 month ago IMG set up to deal with Somalian pirates threats: Centre to SC  Topnews.in1 month ago
Daily Times Nigeria

Today in History - 30th of June

the 180th day and 25th week of 2014, there are 185 days and 27 weeks left in the year. Highlights of today in world history... 1520 Spanish retreat from Aztec capital Faced with an Aztec revolt against their rule, forces under the Spanish ...
 Daily Times Nigeria1 month ago

Overnight News Digest: Crisis in Iraq Edition

Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999. Alumni editors include (but not limited to) palantir, ...
 Daily Kos2 months ago
The Week UK

FLIGHT MH370: Pilot 'rehearsed island landings'

The pilot of the missing Malaysia Airways flight MH370 is now the chief suspect, according to investigators who have examined logs from the flight simulator he kept in his home. Police have so far failed to turn up any hard evidence against Captain ...
 The Week UK2 months ago Flight MH370: pilot is now the chief suspect  The Week UK2 months ago Malaysian airliner pilot is now the chief suspect  The Week UK2 months ago
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