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Spotlight on Wednesday, May 22: Saved by SEAL Team Six; Retelling...
It was only two years ago when 32-year-old Jessica Buchanan was kidnapped while working for a humanitarian NGO in Somalia.
Tue May 21, 2013
Chance to win The Hunt, Borgen DVDs
To mark the release of writer-director Tobias Lindholm's A Hijacking in cinemas, RTE TEN is giving you the chance to win the DVDs of award-winning movie The Hunt and the acclaimed political drama series Borgen - both of which were written by Lindholm.
Mon May 20, 2013
FBI: Agents fell to deaths training off Va. coast
Two FBI agents who died while training off the Virginia Beach coast fell to their deaths when a helicopter had trouble during a "maritime counterterrorism exercise," an agency spokeswoman said Monday night.
FBI agents killed in Va. training were among elite
Hearing on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, Lindsay Carter took advantage of the advanced warning, gathered her belongings and fled.
Times of Oman
Yemen: The case for preventive security
Special to Times of Oman As representatives of governments from across the world gather in London for the international conference on Somalia, it is worth reminding ourselves that in dealing with civil conflicts and failed states, prevention is always better than cure.
explains: What happened to Somalia's pirates?
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Somalia: Iranians Convicted of Illegal Fishing in Puntland State Waters
A Bossaso court convicted on Sunday, 78 Iranians who were caught in April illegally fishing in Puntland state waters, Garowe Online reports.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Somali pirates jailed in paradise
There are more than 1,000 convicted Somali pirates in prisons around the world. Some of them end up in a UN-funded jail on the tiny island nation of Seychelles.
Fri May 17, 2013
2013 Fall TV Pilots to Watch For
The major broadcast networks have announced their Fall TV '13 primetime schedules, and it's shaping up to be a very good time to be a TV viewer.
Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Ship Owners Who Pay Ransom Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts
The recent revelation that the owner of an Algerian cargo ship whose crew was held by Somali pirates paid them $2.6m in ransom is yet another indication that the rewards these denizens reap for their illegal, life-threatening work remain a serious stumbling block to ending maritime organized crime, said William H. Watson, president and COO of ... (more)
How hackers attacked computers for laughs
A gang of hackers who attacked computers at the Pentagon and Nato for "laughs" were jailed on Thursday for their campaign of havoc.
Somalia must not fall back, gets renewed international support
On May 7, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud co-hosted the second London Conference on Somalia aimed at "bolstering political stability and preventing Somalia from slipping back into a state of lawlessness," To do so, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office affirmed it is "time to capitalize on ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
India and China Lock Horns in the Indian Ocean
In mid-April, a platoon of Chinese soldiers trooped some 20 km into territory considered India's and pitched tents and unfurled banners.
Wed May 15, 2013
People's Daily Online
Chinese Navy set to see growing cooperation with other navies: PLA fleet commander
The cooperation between the Chinese Navy and its international counterparts is set to expand, a senior commander of the People's Liberation Army said on Wednesday.
Lulzsec hackers await sentence
A court has heard that four UK-based hackers involved with the Lulzsec group thought of themselves as being "modern-day pirates". Cleary has also pleaded guilty to possession of images showing child abuse, which were found by police on his hard drive.
Assassin's Creed IV Trailer Pledges Loyalty to the Black Flag
Assassin's Creed 4's new protagonist, Edward Kenway, doesn't take anything from anybody no matter their size.
Tue May 14, 2013
US judge in Ore. dismisses movie pirating lawsuit
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies - bed rest - doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Saudi owner paid pirates $2.6m ...
ALGIERS: The Saudi owner of an Algerian cargo ship whose crew were held by Somali pirates for 10 months admitted paying $2.6m to free them in November 2011, an Algerian paper reported yetserday.
US appeals panel ponders: what is a pirate?
In the violent world of piracy, Mohammad Saaili Shibin was a multilingual negotiator based in lawless Somalia, working his cellphone to negotiate multimillion-dollar ransoms for merchant ships and sailors that dared to venture into pirate-infested international waters off Africa.
Counter Piracy Commander Warns of Continuing Threat
The Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Bob Tarrant, has issued a renewed warning that Somali pirates are still determined to get out to sea and, if presented with an easy target, will attack.