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The Chinese called him Godfather. He was a Burmese national-resistance fighter, drug smuggler, kidnapper, warlord.
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Since then, the pirate economy has gone berserk. Somalia's dilapidated legal infrastructure, along with the defenselessness of cargo ships, meant easy money for a time: the number of hijackings exploded in the late aughts.
Commenting on last night's Seatrade Award to the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme for 'Support and assistance to seafarers and their families affected by maritime piracy', MPHRP chair Peter Swift said: "We are most grateful for this recognition of the Programme's work supporting seafarers and their families before, during and after ... (more)
While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel.
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.
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.
This week's Once Upon a Time is going to revisit Hook's time after he lost Emma.
For an empire of films that essentially copy and paste the same format over and over again, Marvel's Avengers continually demonstrates surprising elasticity.
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.
It looks like the long national nightmare of Batman Vs. Superman vs. Captain America 3 is finally over, if you live in the UK.
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)
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 .
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.