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Ugandan soldier captured by Somali insurgents pleads for freedom

A Ugandan soldier captured by Islamist insurgents in Somalia more than a year ago has been paraded in an insurgent video in...

British, US forces free hijacked ship

US and British naval forces freed the crew of a hijacked Italian cargo ship in the Indian Ocean and captured 11 pirates...

Gaddafi spokesman says 17, including French and British, captured

A spokesman for Muammar Gaddafi said that 17 "mercenaries", including what he called French and British "technical experts" had been captured in...

Somalis on trial in Dutch court for piracy

Five suspected Somali pirates went on trial in a Dutch court for seizing a South African yacht and face up to 15...

Modern-day pirates pursued by Virginia prosecutors

Virginia, which had last tried a pirate in 1819 and prosecuted Blackbeard's crew 300 years ago, has become the US center for...


Communicate don’t abrogate!

The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...