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Nigeria: Nigeria, U.S Lead 22 Nations in War Against Pirates

Nigeria and the United States of America are expected to lead 20 countries in a sea exercise, tagged Obangame 2014, scheduled to hold simultaneously in three West African nations.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sao Tome and Principe, Nigeria, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 42, ATR Aircraft

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Captain Phillips movie review

This was a big movie. This is a true story from 2009 about a man who had to endure a very real, and very terrifying experience on the sea, in the first American ship to be captured in many years.


Washington Times

Iran turns tail and pulls back on placing warships in Atlantic

Iran has decided not to send warships to the Atlantic Ocean after all, a dramatic change of heart from a much-ballyhooed announcement weeks ago to send several fighting vessels to the region - the nation's historical first.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iran, World News

Piracy could spread to Mozambique

A new breed of pirate could emerge in northern Mozambique to exploit the gas and oil industry that is about to boom there, unless the region addresses the problem.


Related Topix: Mozambique, World News, Africa, South Africa

Sun Apr 13, 2014


'Once Upon a Time' Recap: A Pirate's Life for All

This week's Once Upon a Time is going to revisit Hook's time after he lost Emma.


Related Topix: Once Upon a Time, Entertainment, Television, Boat Disaster

Cape Gazette

Winter Soldier' may be most solid second-round issue of superhero films

For an empire of films that essentially copy and paste the same format over and over again, Marvel's Avengers continually demonstrates surprising elasticity.


ABC News

Iran Calls off Plan to Send Warships to Atlantic

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the country has temporarily called off a plan to dispatch warships to the Atlantic Ocean.


Sat Apr 12, 2014


Jeremy Renner Reportedly Developing Political Drama Centered On Somali Government

However, the planned order of events takes a turn when the man decides to actually fulfill his role as Prime Minister, taking on the various ills that the country suffers in an effort to rebuild his newfound homeland.


New York Sun

Cancellation of Tomahawk Puts American Navy On Perilous Course

The Obama Administration will be adding insult with its cancellation of production of the Navy's Tomahawk and Hellfire missile programs.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

'Batman/Superman' May Debut In UK Before America

It looks like the long national nightmare of Batman Vs. Superman vs. Captain America 3 is finally over, if you live in the UK.


Related Topix: The Avengers, Business News

WVEC-TV Norfolk

(related link)Truman Carrier Strike Group completes 5th Fleet mission, heads for home

Ships and embarked squadrons from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group completed operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations March 28. The strike group completed a 120-mile transit of the Suez Canal, marking the end to more than seven straight months of operations in the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom , maritime ... (more)


Arutz Sheva Israel News

Erekat Brands Israeli Sanctions as 'Piracy'

The Palestinian Authority's chief negotiator continued on Friday to blast Israel's decision to stop tax money transfers to the PA, branding it "piracy", according to The Associated Press .


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

U.S. Naval Institute

Ukraine's Last Ship

The flagship of the Ukrainian sea service now sits parked in a commercial port in the picturesque seaside town of Odessa, more known for its nightclubs than its military infrastructure.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group deployed in Gulf of Aden

Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing was in Oman from April 9 to 11 to visit the Singapore Armed Forces task group deployed in the Gulf of Aden in support of international counter-piracy operations.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Oman, Middle East

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Navy takes delivery of Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship America

In a proud moment, hundreds of Navy men and women shouted "our ship, our country" aboard their new amphibious assault ship, America , during a delivery ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding today.


Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Al Bawaba

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How to support Somalia to build its economy, attract international investment and create jobs and a future for its young people as an alternative to taking to sea as pirates was the focus of a high level meeting of public and private sector experts on Somalia brought together by DP World in Dubai yesterday.


WINK-TV Fort Myers

2nd delay in Fla. trial of Cuba hijacker

A federal judge has granted a second delay in the trial of an American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba 30 years ago but decided to return voluntarily.


Related Topix: Cuba, AL

BBC News

ID cards prove fishermen 'not pirates'

At least 2,000 such cards have been handed out to fishermen in the Puntland region of Somalia in the last two months, the Ministry for Fisheries and Marine Resources tells Radio Ergo .


Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

UN Deplores Killing Of Staff In Somalia

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime on Wednesday deplored the killing of its two staff in Somalia, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Sun Journal

Library to feature card-making, free movie

All supplies will be provided for the 10 a.m. program. Space is limited to 12. Sign up at the Information Desk or by calling 638-7807.


Related Topix: New Bern, NC