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....

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  • 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 ...
    06/27/2012 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Couple held by Somali pirates returns to S. Africa
    South African Deborah Calitz, reacts as she greets a family member upon their arrival with partner Italian Bruno Pelizzari, bottom right, whilst escorted by police officers at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday ...
    06/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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