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1 hr ago | India.com

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.

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4 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.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

Khaatumo : Two Regional States' Birth Meet Federalism Obstacles in the North of Somalia

Mareeg.com-Over 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.

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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.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CNN

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.

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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.

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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*.

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

AllAfrica.com

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.

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Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

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.

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

CNN

Literature in a land with no alphabet

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

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Dale Carnegie, Vocal

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Hispanic Business

G2: the Price is Right: Hostage-taking is big business for the...

G2: THE PRICE IS RIGHT: Hostage-taking is big business for the pirates and terrorists who increasingly use it as a lucrative source of revenue.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Marine News

OP/ED: The State of Piracy

The predominant narrative for the Indian Ocean is that Piracy has been suppressed to an extent that ship-owners are requesting fewer guards, even unarmed in some cases.

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Related Topix: Opinion

PanArmenian Network

Qatar working to help free Americans hostages in Syria: report

PanARMENIAN.Net - Qatar is working to help free four Americans held hostage in Syria by various armed groups, a Gulf source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a day after the Gulf Arab state's diplomacy helped free a journalist held since 2012, Reuters reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Iraq

Sat Aug 23, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

The China Post

Taiwanese vessel seen in the background of high-seas killing video

Taiwanese authorities yesterday confirmed that one of the boats caught on an online video that recorded the killing of four castaways on the high seas was a Taiwanese fishing vessel.

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