3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
A chilling exploration of the Somali pirate phenomenon, STOLEN SEAS is the story of a Danish shipping vessels 13-man crew held at the mercy of pirates, a country responding to global capitalism in overdrive, young boys with nothing to lose and a translator who gets in over his head.
3 hrs ago | News24
Tanzanians who are most at risk of HIV face widespread police abuse and often can't get help when they are victims of crime.
7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Impossible Odds, The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six By Jessica Buchanan, Erik Landemalm, Anthony Flacco Released: June 10, 2013 Publisher: Atria Books The imminent possibly of being executed by a terrorist, feeling the point of a rifle at the back of your head is an experience most can't possibly comprehend.
11 hrs ago | The Village Voice
Until 2005 or so, no one thought much about modern piracy of the high-seas variety.
15 hrs ago | Reuters
A French sailor was freed on Tuesday after being captured by pirates last week from his ship off the coast of Togo and taken to Nigeria, a military commander said.
Piracy off the coast of West Africa has now overtaken Somali piracy, a report by the International Maritime Bureau and other seafarers' groups says.
On behalf of the government and the people of the United States, I congratulate the government and people of Seychelles on your twentieth anniversary on June 18. As you celebrate this day, the United States looks back with you in pride on the long and productive relationship between our nations.
In addition to providing entertainment value, pop culture can often be very instructional.
The pirates might come from mean circumstances, but Lindholm never apologizes for their crimes.
The European Union has granted the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development $50 million to launch the three-year regional Maritime Security Programme , the Djiboutian Information Agency reported Friday .
Minutes after walking down the gangplank of Australian warship HMAS Toowoomba with his crewmates, Able Seaman Josh Nevermann worked his way through the cheering crowds lining the water's edge and went down on one knee.
A French-flagged tanker has gone missing in piracy-plagued waters off West Africa, the International Maritime Bureau said on Friday, warning other ships in the area to be on guard.
"A Hijacking" is every bit as straightforward as its title. This Danish drama depicts the seizure of a cargo ship by Somali pirates and the months-long negotiations for the release of ship and crew, and tells this story partly through the eyes of the crew that experiences it, and partly in the corporate offices where a CEO takes charge by playing ... (more)
He named a SPECIFIC passenger... But it just wasn't true! KITV4's Lara Yamada is back from court with why he did it - and what happens next.
Hollywood is planning to bring movies centring on the story of data-snooping whistleblower Edward Snowden and the equally controversial US drones programme to the big screen, according to the Hollywood Reporter .