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3 hrs ago | Marine News

Piracy Activity Drifts Towards Southeast Asia

Since 2010, there has been a steadily increasing trend of piracy attacks in Southeast Asia, according to a report released by UNITAR , with 150 separate incidents just from last year alone.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, Prison

7 hrs ago | Scientific American

How Loss of Wildlife Leads to Child Slavery

A poached elephant carcass in Bouba Ndjida National Park in Cameroon. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via Wikimedia Commons What do child slavery in Ghana, Somali piracy and the illegal global ivory trade have in common? Their root causes can all be traced back to declining wildlife populations.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, UC Santa Barbara

12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

China lets 1st foreigners into army news briefing

Not many years ago, foreign reporters in China trying to call the country's secretive military couldn't even get a connection because phone numbers assigned to the journalists were barred from reaching the Defense Ministry.


Wed Jul 30, 2014


Chibok girls: UK not sending troops to Nigeria -Pocock

T he British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock has reiterated that the British Government's offer of assistance to Nigeria in the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls does not involve deploying troops in Nigeria to assume any combat roles.


Surrey Advertiser

Fortnight of film for Yvonne Arnaud

For two weeks only, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre swaps stage shows for the big screen as their eagerly awaited Film Season 2014 arrives on Monday August 11 and runs until Sunday August 23. In Week One, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan - whose performance won her Best Actress at the British Independent Film Awards - open this year's season with ... (more)


Related Topix: Lindsay Duncan, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson

Glenn Beck

Al Qaeda kidnapping Europeans to bankroll terror

It's the first rule of dealing with terrorists: never negotiate with them. Especially not when they have a hostage.


Best of Philly Snapshot: Janet Monge

You've caught Janet Monge at a rare moment when her purple reading glasses are down.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

Andover Advertiser

Hampshire anti-piracy firm goes bust

GoAGT escorted ships through some of the world's most dangerous seas, including off the coast of Somalia, pictured, where piracy is rife A MAJOR New Forest maritime security firm which protects ships from pirates has ceased trading, leaving dozens of its staff stranded around the globe.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Obama: Muslims responsible for 'core of our democracy'

Though he often ignores any mention of the Christian celebration of Easter, President Obama never misses an opportunity to officially recognize a Muslim holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, US News, Religion, Islam, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Friedman: Madagascar an example of a world of disorder

I've been arguing that the big divide in the world these days is between the world of order and a growing world of disorder.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


Global Homeland Security Market Research Report Outlook 2022:...

Market Research Reports.Biz includes new market research report "Global Homeland Security Market Outlook 2022: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Roll Call

Hani Garabyare's Journey From Somalia to the Senate

The 27-year-old Somali native is now an American citizen and finds herself walking up Capitol Hill each day to work in the Senate.


Related Topix: Representative Yvette Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin

The Independent

Exclusive: Anti-pirate security staff all at sea after major firm suddenly goes bust

Paul Gallagher is a reporter for the Independent and Independent on Sunday having joined the group in 2012.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Marine News

The Martitime Security Focus Is Shifting

Former Vice-Admiral and Commander-in-chief of the German Navy Hans-Joachim Stricker, President of the German Maritime Institute , believes that in terms of security the industry is headed in the right direction.


The Inquirer

Police hijack adverts on 'piracy' websites to scare off visitors

THE UK POLICE Intellectual Property Crime Unit has begun hijacking adverts on websites that infringe copyrights and warning off potential users.


Related Topix: Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Straits Times

Singaporean missing after pirates hijack vessel

A Singaporean man on board an oil tanker is missing after the Kiribati-flagged vessel was hijacked by 10 heavily armed pirates off the coast of Ghana early Saturday morning.



Foreign Secretary Welcomes Japan's Command Of Counter-Piracy

Japan has announced it will take command of an anti-piracy operation in the Northern Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden Combined Task Force 151 is one of three operated by Combined Maritime Forces.


American Reporter

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.