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5 min ago | Marine News

EU Warship Provides Seychelles CG Training

EU Naval Force Warship 'FGS Berlin' has conducted local maritime capacity building in the Seychelles informs EUCAP Nestor.


3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Thriller writer makes U.S. policy in Africa a page-turner

As he began writing his third book on U.S.-Africa policy and development, Todd Moss, a former State Department official, realized something.


Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Hijacked Capt. Phillips: 'We're stronger than we know'

People are tougher than they realize - and they learn it when life-threatening conditions test their mettle, says Capt.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Turkey expand areas of cooperation with Oman, renews Victory Day pledge

The celebrations which mark the Turkish victory over their Greek opponents in the Battle of Dumplupinar on August 30, 1922.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Oman

11 hrs ago | Engadget

UK police threaten companies that sell domains to piracy sites

When a piracy site is targeted by authorities, the owner's usual trick is to move the website to another domain to re-establish access for users.


Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gadgets

15 hrs ago |

Happy Labor Day: How To Bring A Trillion Dollars, And Policy Sanity, Back To America

The opinions here expressed strictly are my own. I serve as senior advisor, economics, for American Principles in Action and advisor to and editor of the Lehrman Institute's The Gold Standard Now .


Related Topix: France, US News, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney

18 hrs ago |

Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Tokyo

Tokyo, Sep 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday accorded a ceremonial welcome here on the second full day of his five-day visit to Japan.


22 hrs ago | American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job Titles

Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

Khaatumo : Two Regional States' Birth Meet Federalism Obstacles in the North of Somalia the last two decades Somalia has been striving for to stand its two feet again, to lay its regional and international role, and to cope with the problems of piracy and terrorism, which ruined the prestige of Somalia and reputation Somali identity as well.


Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News, Terrorism

Tehran Times

Iran to unveil domestically manufactured Fateh submarine: admiral

TEHRAN Iran will unveil its domestically designed and built Fateh submarine on November 28 to display its capability to build submarines, the commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, announced on Saturday.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy, US News

Sat Aug 30, 2014


He hunted bin Laden, Saddam, pirates

SEALs pioneered underwater warfare tactics, and are the only special forces personnel who are capable of advanced aquatic fighting tactics.


Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Afghanistan, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Watford Observer

A look behind the bars of Northwood military base

Behind the barbed wire of a vast military base in Northwood, a technological battle is being waged against terrorists and pirates as far away as Africa and the Mediterranean.


Bajan Reporter

Hbo Offers a Month of Thrills with Its September Movie Lineup in the Caribbean

No other channel brings viewers more of the excitement and adrenaline rush of the biggest Hollywood hits than HBO, offering subscribers in the Caribbean a new film every Saturday during the month September at 22:00 hrs AST*.


Related Topix: Pacific Rim, The Call, Pop/Rock, Alabama

Somalia: European Union Naval Force Has New Operation Commander

On Thursday 28 August Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant handed over command of the European Union's counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, to Major General Martin Smith MBE.


Pirates steal oil from Thai tanker hijacked off Malaysia

Armed pirates commandeered a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast and pumped out its cargo of oil, a maritime watchdog said on Friday , adding to a series of hijackings that has raised fears of a growing Southeast Asian piracy menace.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Economist

The hostage trade: Handsome ransoms

IT IS never about the money, at least not to start with. For the jihadist groups that have, in the past decade, pocketed several hundred million dollars in ransom for the release of kidnapped infidels, there are always other justifications.


Kent Online

Roundabout Festival 2014

A five-day performance festival will be held in a new state-of-the-art, pop-up amphitheatre within a theatre.


Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom

Daily Mail

Six months on desperate search for MH370 commences and Dutch...

Six months on.... desperate search for MH370 commences: Dutch company reveals new images of their seabed search as the 'Equator' heads out on its third mission... while its sister ship is diverted to avoid PIRATES Six months on, a year long deep sea search for the Malaysian airlines plane, missing in the Indian Ocean, will commence in September.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Abbott's inertia set to sink Pirates

GLENN Lazarus has declared he and Jacqui Lambie "love each other deeply" and even shared a kiss, rejecting any claim of tensions within the Palmer United Party.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Australia, Oceania, World News


Literature in a land with no alphabet

The Hargeisa Book Fair in Somaliland is hoping to revive the country's lapsed literary tradition.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Dale Carnegie, Vocal