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Somali pirates hijacked fishing boat on board 43 sailors off Kenya

0 Visits: 1453 | Sunday October 17, 2010 - 19:19:10
Somali pirates have hijacked a South Korean-operated fishing boat with 43 sailors, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Sunday.

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Somali pirates release Greek vessel

0 Visits: 1497 | Sunday October 17, 2010 - 19:00:28
Somali pirates have freed the Greek vessel "Eleni Pea." The vessel was seized May 12th from southeast of the Omani city of Salalah.

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Somali Woman Named Farhia Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail for Kidnapping

0 Visits: 1444 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 21:31:12
A court in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland has sentenced a Somali woman to 15 years in prison after she plead guilty to a crime of kidnapping.

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Talks on to free Briton seized by Somali gunmen

0 Visits: 1380 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 21:20:47
MOGADISHU - Somali local leaders were negotiating Saturday with the kidnappers of a Briton snatched by gunmen near the Ethiopian border, his Somali aide said.

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African Union seeks ministerial approval for 20,000 Somali force

0 Visits: 1536 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 20:56:52
The African Union (AU) Friday formally requested a hike in the number of Somali peacekeepers to 20,000, calling for the deployment of military units including an air force, a naval unit, an engineering component and an intelligence unit to stabilise Somalia.

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Heavily Armed Somali Men Abduct British Humanitarian Consultant

0 Visits: 1523 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 20:24:11
Somali gunmen abducted a humanitarian consultant with dual British and Zimbabwean nationality along with his local fixer, non-governmental organisations said on Friday. Heavily armed men travelling in three vehicles burst into the compound of the British NGO Save The Children-UK in Adado, in central…

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Sailor from North Andover helps hand over Somali pirates

0 Visits: 1770 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 20:11:39
When the USS Princeton, a guided missile cruiser, sailed into the port of Mombasa, Kenya, this week, a young Navy officer from North Andover was aboard.

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Somali divisions persistent, experts claim

0 Visits: 1303 | Saturday October 16, 2010 - 17:02:50
A weak government is likely to thwart security efforts in Somalia despite pledges from the transitional government, an analyst said.

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Fitnatu-l-Wahhabiyyah (By Abdulahi Abdinur Sh/yusuf)

0 Visits: 1994 | Wednesday September 29, 2010 - 09:02:40

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Somali pirate gang leader sentenced to death

0 Visits: 1809 | Tuesday September 28, 2010 - 20:24:54
A court in Somalia's breakaway state of Puntland has sentenced a pirate ringleader to death for executing the Pakistani skipper of a hijacked cargo ship.

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Spain Wants To Turn Somali Pirates Into Fishermen

0 Visits: 1462 | Tuesday September 28, 2010 - 20:15:14
Spain will help Somalia to develop its fishing industry in an effort to fight piracy off the lawless coast, Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos said Tuesday.

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More Than A Dozen Passengers Die During U.S. Navy Rescue In Gulf of Aden.

0 Visits: 1482 | Tuesday September 28, 2010 - 20:00:22
Washington, DC, United States (AHN) - More than a dozen passengers on a stranded skiff died Monday while being rescued by multi-national personnel on an American destroyer in the Gulf of Aden.

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Unknown Helicopters Attack Islamist Controlled Somali Town

0 Visits: 1561 | Monday September 27, 2010 - 13:00:23
An unidentified military helicopter fired rockets at a house where Somali militants were meeting Sunday, residents and insurgent leaders said, in an apparent strike against Al-Shabab.

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ASWJ pulled out the signed power-sharing deal with Somalia’s gov’t

0 Visits: 1703 | Monday September 27, 2010 - 12:30:08
Ahlu Sunna Waljamaca (ASWJ) that signed a power-sharing deal with Somalia's government has withdrawn from the UN-backed transitional administration, just days after the prime minister quit over a dispute with the president.

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34 illegal immigrants from Somalia arrested in Kenya

0 Visits: 1469 | Monday September 27, 2010 - 12:18:34
34 illegal immigrants from Somalia were on Saturday arrested at Habobey in Hagarboll division of Garissa District.

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Band Aid funds UNHCR help Somali and Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1500 | Saturday September 25, 2010 - 19:33:28

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Kenya boosts control on Somali border

0 Visits: 1501 | Saturday September 25, 2010 - 19:31:48

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Gonjeh, Somali interim PM hails changes in gov’t as “historic”

0 Visits: 1591 | Saturday September 25, 2010 - 19:27:37

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Yemen foils Somali pirates hijack attempt on foreign ship

0 Visits: 2397 | Saturday September 18, 2010 - 22:42:00

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Ethiopian government releases former Somali government governor

0 Visits: 1661 | Saturday September 18, 2010 - 22:40:51

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Seychelles, Spain to join hands in fighting Somali piracy

0 Visits: 1515 | Saturday September 18, 2010 - 22:39:52

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