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91 sailors held hostage in 3 yrs;govt readies contingency plan

iew of incidents wherein 91 Indian crew members had been held hostage over last three years by Somali pirates, the government has firmed up a contingency plan for dealing with piracy and hijacking of merchant ships, Parliament was informed today. It has ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
DNA India

Somali pirates shifting location towards India: Manohar Parrikar

Beaten back in their usual area of operations, Somali pirates are "shifting their location" towards India, but the country is watchful to deal with such threats, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikaron Sunday said. Manohar Parrikar Agencies AFP ...
 DNA India1 week ago

Inside the British battle to wipe out the scurge of Somali pirates

Sailors navigating the coast of East Africa no longer have to fear an ordeal like that of Kent couple Paul and Rachel Chandler who were captured by Somali pirates, thanks to British efforts to put hijackers behind bars. Prosecutors have ...
 Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide1 month ago
City Journal

Iran and the Lessons of History

With the pending nuclear deal, Obama courts dishonor—and possibly war. For all their differences, President Barack Obama uncannily resembles his Democratic predecessor, President Jimmy Carter, in his stiff-necked, self-righteous inability ...
 City Journal1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Modern bomb vs medieval belief

The bomb-bay of the USS Carl Vinson, filled withlaser-guided and cluster bombs that are the main munitions being dropped by the fighter jets on suspected Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria. Picture by Sujan Dutta On board the USS Carl ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago

WGAE member Richard Cannon Died

Richard Anthony Cannon of Old Bridge, N.J., beloved husband, father, and grandfather and award-winning broadcast journalist, died suddenly on February 11. He was 80 years old. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara, a former mayor of Old ...
 Noodls1 month ago

Setting sail against a sea of troubles

The PLA navy has long been at the forefront of international efforts to provide assistance and safe passage in the pirate-infested waters off Somalia's east coast, reflecting China's commitment to protecting trade routes and the global economy, as ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago

How Floating Armories Help Guard Cargo Ships From Pirates on High Seas

ON THE GULF OF OMAN—Before dawn one morning in November, four men on the deck of the MNG Resolution lifted cases of guns and body armor out of shipping containers and heaved them into a waiting speedboat. The team zipped across the water to a ...
 Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide1 month ago
World Bulletin

Spotlight on Islam in Japan after ISIS killings

World Bulletin / News Desk The murders of two Japanese nationals by the ISIS has highlighted the position of Islam in Japan, a country that before the early 20th century was a deeply isolated land. But the appearance of Tokyo-based imams ...
 World Bulletin1 month ago

Yemen crisis: Chaos is security nightmare for US

1 0 Both its president and government are reported to have resigned amid a stand-off with Shia rebels, the Houthis, who have taken control of the capital. The army has all but melted away but the Sunni tribes, encouraged by al-Qaeda, are busy ...
 NewsHub South Africa2 months ago
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