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Piracy cases double in first quarter of 2009


April 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (DPA) An international piracy watchdog Tuesday warned of increasing violent pirate attacks in the troubled Gulf of Aden off Somalia, as worldwide pirate attacks rose by almost 100 ... Read more...

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NATO warships to visit Pakistan, Singapore


March 26th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 26 (IANS) NATO warships will for the first time visit South East Asia, including Karachi, Pakistan and Singapore later this month, the 26-member alliance has said here in a statement. ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Yemeni ship in the Arabian Sea


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 3 (DPA) Somali pirates hijacked a Yemeni tanker carrying more than 2,000 tonnes of diesel in the Arabian Sea Saturday, Yemen's defence ministry said.The ship was en route from the ... Read more...

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Malaysian chopper foils pirate attack on Indian tanker


January 1st, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (DPA) A Malaysian helicopter Thursday foiled an attempt by a group of armed pirates to board an Indian oil tanker in the troubled Gulf of Aden off Somalia's ... Read more...

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India, Maldives to enhance marine anti-terror cooperation


December 25th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In the wake of the terrorist attack on Mumbai from the sea route, India and the Maldives have decided to scale up anti-piracy and marine counter-terrorism operations ... Read more...

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Pirates attack Japanese oil tanker in Gulf of Aden


April 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sana'a (Yemen), April 21 (DPA) Somali pirates opened fire at a Japanese oil tanker off Yemen's territorial waters in the Gulf of Aden Monday, but there were no reports of casualties among ... Read more...

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France in contact with Somali pirates holding 30 hostages


April 7th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sana'a (Yemen), April 7 (DPA) France has made contact with Somali pirates holding 30 mostly French crewmembers hostage off the coast of Somalia, Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said in a radio interview. ... Read more...

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