US to recognise Somali government The US will on Thursday officially recognise Somalia's government in Mogadishu after more than 20 years, says a US official. The move could pave the way for US and international economic aid for the Horn of Africa nation. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce the news on Thursday at a meeting in Washington with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. More
U.S. involved in botched French raid U.S. troops lent "limited technical support" in France's bloody and unsuccessful bid in Somalia to rescue an intelligence agent who'd been held hostage for years, President Barack Obama said Sunday. More
France ups terror threat level after Mali strike The French president says the country will raise its domestic terror threat level after military action in Mali and Somalia, promising to increase protection at public buildings and transportation networks. More
Verizon chokes pirates' bandwidth US telecommunications group Verizon declares war on illegal downloaders, or pirates, who use technologies such as BitTorrent to steal copyrighted material. More
Africa, West combine to rout militants in Somalia The first Ugandan soldiers to fly into Somalia 5 1/2 years ago came under attack as soon as they arrived: Militants fired mortars at the new mission's welcome ceremony. Today, backed by a sweeping multinational effort that includes $338 million in U.S. More
Maersk containership attacked by pirates off Nigeria A Maersk Line container vessel came under attack from Nigerian pirates on Saturday according to a report by a security broker. The Singapore-flagged, 61,614 dwt boxship Maersk Cotonou was attacked Rivers State Nigeria close to Bonny Island according to a ... 11/20/2016 - 5:26 pm | View Link
Maersk Alabama targeted again by Somali pirates, CNN reports The Maersk Alabama-- known for the pirate attack of 2009 that led to the capture and subsequent dramatic rescue of its captain -- has been targeted by Somali pirates yet again, CNN reports. Mobile-based International Shipholding Corp. handles the crew and ... 03/8/2011 - 11:44 pm | View Link
Pirates foiled in a second attack on Maersk Alabama cargo ship (CNN)-- A U.S.-flagged ship that played a central role in a bloody hijacking drama last spring was attacked again Wednesday, a busy day for piracy in the dangerous waters off the east coast of Africa. It was the first time a security team aboard a major ... 11/18/2009 - 7:18 pm | View Link
Somali pirates attack US-flagged Maersk Alabama a second time Gunmen in a small skiff opened fire on the merchant vessel soon after dawn 350 miles east of the Somali coast. Armed guards aboard the 510ft ship immediately returned fire and the attack was thwarted, said Major Marten Granberg, a spokesman for Navfor, the ... 11/18/2009 - 3:03 am | View Link
Somali Pirates attack U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama Private guards repelled the attack with gunfire and a high-decibel noise device. The wife of the Maersk Alabama's captain, Paul Rochford, said she was "really happy" there were weapons on board. "It probably surprised the pirates. They were probably ... 11/18/2009 - 2:58 am | View Link
Maersk Alabama hijacking The Maersk Alabama hijacking was a series of maritime events that began with four pirates in the Indian Ocean seizing the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama 240 nautical ... 02/21/2017 - 7:45 pm | View Website
Maersk Alabama hijacking The Maersk Alabama hijacking it was a hijacking of a Maersk Alabama sea boat. It was hijacked by four pirates in the Indian Ocean. It was 240 nautical miles (440 km ... 02/21/2017 - 1:59 am | View Website
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List of ships attacked by Somali pirates List of ships captured or attacked off the Somali coast. For more details see: * ECOTERRA Intl. Somali Marine & Coastal Monitor - SMCM updates at: 2005 ... 02/16/2017 - 8:13 pm | View Website
LONDON (Reuters) - Islamic State militants are planning "indiscriminate attacks on innocent civilians" in Britain on a scale similar to those staged by the Irish Republican Army 40 years ago, the head of the country's new terrorism watchdog said.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has released anti-Kremlin activist Ildar Dadin from a Siberian prison, freeing the first person jailed under new rules that made some forms of non-violent protest a criminal offence, his lawyer told Reuters on Sunday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Islamic State in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as the jihadist group retreated after losing the city of al-Bab to Turkey-backed rebels on Thursday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U. S President Donald Trump put Tehran "on notice".
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas is being investigated by the Hawks elite police unit as part of a probe into allegations of corruption at state-owned South African Airways (SAA), the City Press newspaper reported on Sunday.