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Pirated ship rescued in Arabian Sea

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A cargo ship in the Arabian Sea that was hijacked yesterday was freed by combined US, Turkish and Indian forces today. The Panama-flagged,...

Somali pirates attempting a hijacking a day; have hijacked 20 ships...

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There have been five attempted hijackings this last week in the Indian Ocean, according to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). In total,...

Nigerian gunmen release foreign hostages: sources

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Nigerian gunmen released a group of foreign workers yesterday, two days after attacking their cargo vessels in the oil-producing Niger Delta, security...

Germany lauds efforts by Kenya to fight piracy

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The German government lauded efforts by Kenya to fight piracy in the Indian Ocean. The German ambassador to Kenya, Margit Hellwig-Boette said that...

Navy chiefs urged to cooperate more on security, piracy

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Naval leaders from around the world have called for increased cooperation in facing maritime security challenges in the Indian Ocean, at a...

Rising piracy may prompt more joint naval action: NATO

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The number and scope of pirate attacks is seen increasing worldwide and could trigger more joint military operations to keep shipping lanes...

HMS Chatham begins counter piracy mission

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The Royal Navy warship HMS Chatham has arrived in the Gulf of Aden to take part in NATO's counter-piracy mission, Operation OCEAN...

Nigeria receives first ATR 42MP

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has received the first of two Alenia Aeronautica ATR 42MP maritime patrol aircraft ordered in 2007 in...

Somali pirates seize second Yemeni vessel: official

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Somali pirates captured a Yemeni vessel on Christmas Day, a day after they seized another ship from the Arab country, a regional...

African pirates are on our radar – Interpol

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The global policing group Interpol and Europe's police body have announced that they have joined forces to fight piracy off the Horn...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...