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On Native GroundVERMONT Strikes a Blow for Freedom, Equality and Love

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 Jul 27, 2014


Protesting pirates demand change from local company

Pirate costumes are not what you would expect to see at a protest, but it's something Texas protest organizer Andrew Dobbs hopes will help get a message across.


Related Topix: St Paul Companies, Insurance, Spectrum Control

Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Bayelsa and its creeks of death

Mrs. Timi Iyabi, a young woman in her early 30s, is now a widow. Her little sons Godstime and Daniel including her daughters Idubamo and Deborah are also fatherless.


The Japan Times

Japan to post intelligence officer at SDF base in Djibouti

The government plans to station an intelligence officer at the Self-Defense Forces base in Djibouti to deal with antipiracy operations and gather information on terrorist activities and other security matters, a source familiar with Japan-U.S. relations said Saturday.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Special Time for Midrats Episode 238: 'The Horn of Africa - still the ...

Special Time for Midrats Episode 238: "The Horn of Africa - still the front lines, with RDML Krongard, USN" - 27 July at 2pm on 27 July as we time shift Midrats for Episode 238: "The Horn of Africa - still the front lines, with RDML Krongard, USN" : A special time this week, 2pm Eastern, in order to have a reasonable time for our guest on the other ... (more)


Indian Television

'Captain Phillips' to premiere on Sony Pix on 27 July

MUMBAI: Sony PIX, India's leading English Movie channel, invites you to watch the Indian television premiere of the award winning biographic movie, 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS' on Sunday 27th July 1pm and 9pm only on Sony PIX.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Tom Hanks

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Marine News

Worrying Trend of Tanker Hijacks in SE Asian Waters: IMB

The Piracy Reporting Centre of the International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yearly report.


British Navy Ships Storm Sekondi

The British ships. INSET: The Naval officers Two British Naval Ships, HMS Iron Duke and RFA Black Rover, have arrived at the Sekondi Naval Base on a four-day visit to the Western Naval Command.


Real Clear Politics

East Africa Rising

The Greater Indian Ocean is the maritime organizing principle of geopolitics, uniting the entire arc of Islam , East Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.


Related Topix: Africa, Tribal, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Plain Dealer

U.S. policy on Somalia ignores facts on the ground: Ali Mohamed

The Obama administration recently announced that the United States will appoint an ambassador to Somalia for the first time in two decades.


Related Topix: Travel, Somalia Travel, Somalia, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vanessa Monroe must save her former crew mates kidnapped by Somali pirates

In Taylor Stevens latest Vanessa Munroe thriller, "The Catch"'s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1406149638&sr=1-1 , she takes us deep into the treacherous armpit and waters around Africa to save the members of a security team kidnapped by pirates .


News Max

The Benefits of One Party Rule

Government runs so much smoother under one party rule. None of those messy legislative gridlocks or government shutdown threats are seen or heard.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Venezuela, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014


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The Future of the Sri Lankan Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019 provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast Sri Lankan defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key ... (more)


Related Topix: Terrorism, Environment, Science

Kansas City InfoZine

Yemen Travel Warning

This limits the Embassy's ability to assist U.S. citizens in an emergency and provide routine consular services.


Related Topix: Prison, Yemen, Middle East, World News, Terrorism

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Families of MH17 victims deserve justice

The downing of MH17 was an act of murder. Nothing - not even being in the wrong place at the wrong time - can justify the cold-blooded murder of 298 civilians.


Related Topix: Malaysia, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Mizzima News: Energy addiction

China's strategic investment in an oil transhipment terminal on the Myanmar coast at Kyaukphyu and a 900-kilometre pipeline to Yunnan could soon be justified by a surge in piracy in the Malacca Strait between Malaysia and Indonesia.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Hu Jintao, Malaysia,

Research and Markets: Global Maritime Security Market 2014-2018 with...

July 21, 2014 Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Maritime Security Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Hindustan Times

Navys twin mishaps commando killed fire on ship

An Indian Navy commando was on Monday killed in a weapon-handling accident at Visakhapatnam-based INS Kalinga, a missile storage facility under the Eastern Naval Command and a base for marine commandos .


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, US Military, US Navy,


Re: William Potts Jr. Receives 20 Years For Hijacking Plane To Cuba | News One

Williams Potts, Jr. , who hijacked a commercial plane and forced it to travel to Cuba back in 1984, was handed a 20-year prison sentence by a Florida federal judge last week, according to Yahoo News .


Related Topix: Prison

Evening Sun

USS Gettysburg wins top Navy honor

Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command, Admiral Bill Gortney, presents sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg with the 2013 Battenberg Cup.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News