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Frenchwoman being held by Somali pirates rescued


September 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish armed forces rescued a Frenchwoman who was being held captive in the Indian Ocean by the pirates who murdered her husband last week, Defence ... Read more...

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Indian warship thwarts pirate attack on Greek vessel


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) An Indian warship has successfully warded off a pirate attack on a Greek merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, where it is on anti-piracy ... Read more...

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Pirates target two tankers near Kerala coastline


June 19th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Two incidents of piracy were reported in about half-an-hour only a couple of kilometres from the Indian coastline Saturday, with pirates attempting to take over ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils pirate attack on Chinese vessel


May 6th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India said Friday its warships and military aircraft had foiled a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel with 24 crew members on board ... Read more...

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German-owned vessel released from pirate control released


April 14th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
SEYCHELLES (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Wednesday released a German-owned vessel which had been held under pirate control for 81 days, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) informed on ... Read more...

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Italian tanker with 17 Indians hijacked


February 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 8 (IANS) An Italian oil tanker with 17 Indians on board was hijacked Tuesday by pirates in the Indian Ocean, authorities said. According to the ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack German-owned ship with crew of 12


January 26th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
BREMEN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates have seized a German-owned vessel in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) confirmed on Tuesday, ending days of confusion over ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Greek ship, then hijack another


January 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Sunday released a Greek-owned ship which was hijacked more than half a year ago, hours before hijacking another Greek ship in the Somali Basin, according ... Read more...

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EU NAVFOR disrupts Somali pirate attack


November 17th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A European Union (EU) Naval Force (NAVFOR) was able to disrupt a Pirate Action Group, the EU said Wednesday.The EU NAVFOR French Flagship FS de Grasse. while ... Read more...

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Bahamas-flagged merchant vessel escapes pirate attack


November 17th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
MOMBASA, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- A Bahamas-flagged merchant vessel on early Tuesday morning escaped a pirate attack thanks to the implementation of the protection measures, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) ... Read more...

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Malta-flagged vessel seized by pirates in the Gulf of Aden


September 9th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
GULF OF ADEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Malta-flagged vessel was seized by pirates in the eastern region of the Gulf of Aden on early Wednesday morning, the European Union Naval Force Somalia ... Read more...

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Scientists admit goof up in oil spill report, say 80 pc oil still remains


August 18th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Georgia scientists have said that their report, which said that the Gulf was mostly free of oil spill, was miscalculated and that 80 percent of the oil is ... Read more...

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USS San Jacinto disrupts Somali pirates’ attack disrupts


June 1st, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
GULF OF ADEN (BNO NEWS) – The USS San Jacinto (CG 56) disrupted the attack of nine Somali pirates on a Maltese-flagged vessel on Monday, The U.S. Naval Force announced on Monday.USS ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack German-owned chemical tanker off East Africa


May 8th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates hijacked a German-owned chemical oil tanker off Oman on Saturday, NATO and the European Union Naval Force Somalia said.The Marshall Islands-flagged 'Marida Marguerite', which is owned ... Read more...

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USS Ashland Captures Possible Pirates


April 11th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Djibouti, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A warship of the United States navy, USS Ashland, has captured a group of six men whom they suspect to be pirates responsible for the ... Read more...

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Jamaica-flagged vessel evades attack from pirates off the coast of Yemen


January 18th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) – A Jamaica-flagged vessel successfully repelled an attack from pirates on Sunday while operating approximately 130 nautical miles southwest of Al Mukalla, Yemen.A pirate skiff fired on the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils piracy attempt on foreign vessel


December 20th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) An Indian Navy warship, patrolling the piracy-infested Gulf of Aden, has thwarted a piracy attempt on a foreign vessel, a Navy official said Sunday. "INS Godavari got a ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize Thai vessel


October 29th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Brussels, Oct 29 (DPA) Somali pirates seized a Thailand-flagged fishing boat on Thursday, the European Union's anti-piracy force said, as a British couple also believed to be in pirate hands were reportedly ... Read more...

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Indian warship foils fourth piracy bid in Gulf of Aden (Lead, With Images)


May 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It was an anti-piracy operation with a twist in the tale: Instead of arresting the eight brigands who were attempting to board a merchant vessel in the ... Read more...

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Indian warship thwarts piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden


May 29th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Indian Navy's warship INS Talwar has thwarted a piracy attempt against a merchant vessel carrying Indian crew in the Gulf of Aden and nabbed six pirates, a ... Read more...

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US Navy saves Indian ship, holds 9 pirates off Somalia


February 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Responding to a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship, the US Navy has arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia - the second capture ... Read more...

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US Navy arrests nine pirates off African coast


February 13th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 12 (DPA) The US Navy said Thursday it had arrested nine suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, a day after similar action netted seven pirates. The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Justin Long land on Planet 51


February 15th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Jessica Biel has been roped in to provide one of the lead voices in "Planet 51," New Line Cinema's first 3-D CG-animated feature.The actress joins Dwayne Johnson, better ... Read more...

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