Piracy Somalia

 
Belgium detains Somali pirate kingpin 'Big Mouth'
Belgium detains Somali pirate kingpin 'Big Mouth'
Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as "Afweyne" or "Big Mouth", was detained when he arrived at Brussels Airport on Saturday, Belgium's De Standaard newspaper reported on Monday....
Somali pirates on trial for luxury yacht hijack
Somali pirates on trial for luxury yacht hijack
The six men, aged 25 to 50, face life in prison if convicted of kidnapping and theft as part of a gang after they were arrested in a French...
EU: We're fighting pirates on the beaches
EU: We're fighting pirates on the beaches
"The focused, precise and proportionate action was conducted from the air and all forces returned safely to EU warships on completion," the EU's...
Bin Laden's killers end Somalia hostage drama
Bin Laden's killers end Somalia hostage drama
The Special Forces commandos who swept into Somalia under cover of darkness to rescue two hostages, an American woman and a Danish man, were part...
Pirates release Maltese chemical tanker
Pirates release Maltese chemical tanker
Somali pirates have freed the 18-man crew of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker after the payment of a $4-million ransom, the maritime editor of the...
Somali pirates transport seized tanker to hideout
Somali pirates transport seized tanker to hideout
Somali pirates have captured a Greek chemical tanker with 22 sailors and are commandeering it to a hideout in the north of the war-torn country, a...
Piracy attacks foiled off Mozambique
Piracy attacks foiled off Mozambique
Two ships foiled piracy attacks at the farthest point yet known down the East African coast off central Mozambique on Christmas Eve and Christmas...
SA skipper tells of ordeal with Somali pirates
SA skipper tells of ordeal with Somali pirates
A South African yacht skipper on Monday described the harrowing experience he and two crew members went through at the hands of Somali pirates.
Pirates seize two ships off Kenya
Pirates seize two ships off Kenya
Somali pirates seized a German freight ship off the coast of Kenya -- the second commercial vessel to be captured in the region in as many days,...
Donors spend $9,3m on Somali piracy cases
Donors spend $9,3m on Somali piracy cases
Donors will spend $9,3-million to help Kenya and Seychelles prosecute suspected Somali pirates and improve those countries' criminal justice...
Radebe says piracy could spread to other parts of Africa
Radebe says piracy could spread to other parts of Africa
Piracy off the coast of Somalia will spread to other parts of the continent unless urgent interventions are made to stop it, Justice Minister Jeff...
Somalia braces for surge in piracy during Ramadan
Somalia braces for surge in piracy during Ramadan
The number of hijacked vessels off the coast of Somalia is at a one-year low but both pirates and anti-piracy leaders are bracing for an inter-monsoon season that could herald a new flurry of attacks....

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