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23 Indians hostage in ship hijacked by pirates in Nigeria


September 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) As many as 23 Indian sailors were being held hostage since Tuesday night by pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Singapore-based company in southwest ... Read more...

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Pirates free Russian tanker crew after stealing petrol


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Russian crew in the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa left the vessel after ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Russians seized off Togo


August 30th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pirates have seized a Greek-owned oil tanker with 24 Russian crew members on board off the coast of Togo in west Africa.English-language TV channel Russia ... Read more...

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Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria


August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy saves Singaporean ship from pirates


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has saved a Singaporean merchant ship from pirates while it was crossing the Bab-el-Mandeb strait in the Red Sea, the IRNA news agency ... Read more...

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Italian marines ‘unjustly’ held in India: President


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) The two Italian marines held in India are being detained "unjustly", Italian President Giorgio Napolitano said Friday. Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone have been charged with ... Read more...

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Italian marines get bail (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday granted bail to two Italian marines in the Feb 15 fishermen shooting case.The marines, Latorre Massimillano and Salvatore Girone, were granted ... Read more...

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Italian marines get bail


May 30th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanthapuram, May 30 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday granted bail to two Italian Marines in the Feb 15 fishermen shooting case.The Marines, Latorre Massimillano and Salvatore Girone, were granted ... Read more...

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Kerala court dismisses pleas of Italian Marines


May 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 29 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday dismissed the pleas of two Italian Marines to quash the first information report filed against them by Kerala Police in the ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Italian marines may be shifted from jail to remand home


May 24th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Even as the bail pleas of the two jailed Italian marines were rejected by a Kerala court last week, the state government is considering to move ... Read more...

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Italian envoy in India rushes home over marines row


May 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With its diplomatic efforts failing to free the two marines held in India for killing two fishermen at sea, Italy has asked its ambassador Giacomo ... Read more...

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Facebook to launch own app store


May 10th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Facebook has created its own App Centre, in which the social networking website will showcase the best apps across internet and on all mobile platforms.The ... Read more...

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Italian ship may finally leave Kochi


May 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 4 (IANS) Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, anchored in the sea since two Marines on it shot dead two Indian fishermen Feb 15, is expected to set sail ... Read more...

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Supreme Court allows Italian ship to leave


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the Italian ship M.V. Enrica Lexie, from which two marines had shot dead two Indian fishermen suspecting them to be ... Read more...

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Apex court frowns on Italian ship case developments


April 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Kerala High Court affixing its stamp of approval to an agreement between the Italian government and the ... Read more...

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Lok Adalat asked to settle compensation for killed fishermen


April 20th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 20 (IANS) A vacation bench of the Kerala High Court Friday referred the compensation claim, filed by families of the two Indian fishermen killed by two Italian Marines ... Read more...

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Families of detained Italians visit them in Trivandrum jail


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Four close family members of the two jailed Italian marines in Kerala, arrested in February this year for killing two unarmed Indian fishermen, visited them in ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of Italian Marines extended


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) A court in Kerala Monday extended till April 16 the judicial custody of two Italian Marines arrested for allegedly shooting dead two Indian fishermen in February.They ... Read more...

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Hurley’s son finally saw Grant’s movie


March 25th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) British actress Elizabeth Hurley's son finally got to see a film that has his godfather, actor Hugh Grant's name associated with it.Grant, who gave voice to ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court slams Italian Marines episode


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) The Kerala high court Friday came down heavily on the manner in which two Italian marines shot dead two Indian fishermen and termed the incident ... Read more...

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Pirates free Briton after six months


March 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A British woman who was kidnapped from a resort island on the Kenyan coast six months ago has been released, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Judith Tebbutt, 56, ... Read more...

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Custody of Italian marines extended till April 2


March 19th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) A court in Kerala's Kollam city Monday extended till April 2 the judicial custody of the two Italian marines arrested for shooting dead two Indian fishermen.They ... Read more...

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‘Italian ship Enrica Lexie cannot be allowed to leave’


March 15th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 15 (IANS) The Kerala government told the Kerala High Court Thursday that the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie, berthed off the coast, should not be allowed to leave as ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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Two Russians taken hostage by Nigerian pirates


March 1st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, March 1 (IANS) Two Russian nationals -- the captain and an engineer of a cargo ship -- have been taken hostage by pirates in Nigeria, Xinhua reported Thursday.The pirates ... Read more...

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We will pursue matter in spirit of friendship: Terzi (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Regretting the deaths of two Indian fishermen along the Kerala coast, Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant' Agata Tuesday admitted that there was ... Read more...

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Zambian striker Kangwa’s move to South Africa collapses


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Zambian striker Evans Kangwa's move to South Africa Premier Football League champions Orlando Piragtes has collapsed.Kangwa's local club Nkana has confirmed that the South African team, ... Read more...

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Happy Italians are being treated well: Mistura


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 23 (IANS) Italy's Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan de Mistura said Thursday that he was happy the way the two Italian Marines arrested for killing two Indian fishermen are ... Read more...

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Court tells Italian ship owner to deposit Rs.2.5 million


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday asked the owners of the Italian vessel, anchored near the Kochi coast after a shooting row, to furnish a bank guarantee ... Read more...

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Italy regrets killing of Indian fishermen (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Staffan de Mistura Wednesday expressed "terrible sadness" over the killing of two Indian fishermen but insisted their death took place in ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: Indian, Italian ministers meet


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur Wednesday met her Italian counterpart Staffan De Mistura here amid a diplomatic row over the killing ... Read more...

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Kerala government to give job to widow of killed fisherman


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Dora, the widow of fisherman Gelastine who was killed by Italian securitymen last week, will be given a government job, the Kerala cabinet decided Wednesday.Indian fishermen ... Read more...

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Special team of Kerala cops to probe shooting row


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 21 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) under Kerala Additional Director General of Police Vinson M. Paul was formed Tuesday to probe the controversial shooting of two Indian ... Read more...

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‘Detain Italian ship till compensation is paid’


February 21st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam, Feb 21 (IANS) The family of one of the fishermen killed by firing from an Italian ship Tuesday filed a plea in the Kerala High Court seeking Rs.1 crore ... Read more...

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