JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African woman and her Italian partner were handcuffed throughout the nearly two years they were held by Somali pirates, who fed them little but rice, pasta and bread, the now-freed couple said Wednesday after arriving in South Africa....

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    01/27/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Couple held by Somali pirates for 388 days plan return to ...
    Couple held by Somali pirates for 388 days plan return to the seas The retired British couple held for over a year by Somali pirates say they plan to return to the waves next June as part of their recovery.
    02/17/2018 - 2:21 am | View Website
  • Couple held by Somali pirates returns to S. Africa
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African woman and her Italian partner were handcuffed throughout the nearly two years they were held by Somali pirates, who fed them little but rice, pasta and bread, the now-freed couple said Wednesday after arriving in South Africa.
    06/27/2012 - 1:19 pm | View Website
  • Couple freed by Somali pirates after being held hostage ...
    Couple freed by Somali pirates after being held hostage for almost 2 years A South African and Italian couple held hostage for 20 months after being kidnapped by Somali pirates have been freed, Somalia’s defence minister said Thursday.
    06/21/2012 - 7:42 am | View Website
  • Pirate kidnap couple Paul and Rachel Chandler to return to ...
    Pirate kidnap couple Paul and Rachel Chandler to return to sea Rachel and Paul Chandler, the couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year, are planning to finish their round-the-world sailing trip.
    06/8/2012 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • Couple freed by Somali pirates return home more than a ...
    Rachel Chandler and her husband, Paul, arrive back in England at Heathrow Airport after being freed from the captivity of Somali pirates. LONDON — Paul and Rachel Chandler — the British couple held hostage by Somali pirates for 388 days — arrived home in the U.K. on Tuesday following their release from captivity.
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