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Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive
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Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive

Oct 24th 2016, 1:01 PM 27,066 Views 15 Comments

The men – from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan – were captured by Somali pirates in 2012.

Britney Spears' music is being used to scare away Somali pirates
# It's Britney Pirates
From The Daily Edge
# It's Britney Pirates

Britney Spears' music is being used to scare away Somali pirates

Oct 29th 2013, 2:06 PM 1,841 Views 2 Comments

Apparently they really can’t stand her.

Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage
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From The Daily Edge
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Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage

May 3rd 2013, 10:52 AM 20,769 Views 27 Comments

“There he was delivering this harrowing story about how he was held hostage and feared for his life, and we were all sitting there dressed as Captain Hook.”

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Sep 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,219 Views 10 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Two hostages dead after pirates hijack ship off Somali coast
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# Somali Pirates

Two hostages dead after pirates hijack ship off Somali coast

Feb 29th 2012, 10:10 AM 1,615 Views 0 Comments

The Danish warship had been following the hijacked vessel for several days before attempting to board it.

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates
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# Pirates

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates

Jan 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 3,820 Views 17 Comments

Iran’s government has called the US Navy’s rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held by pirates “a positive humanitarian gesture” – but some of the country’s media outlets see things differently.

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort
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# Pirates

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

Oct 1st 2011, 10:53 AM 482 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was taken from her home on Manda Island this morning.

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya
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# Kenya

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya

Sep 11th 2011, 5:42 PM 691 Views 5 Comments

It was not known if the attackers came from neighboring Somalia, where pirates often prey on foreigners, or if they were Kenyans.

Danish family kidnapped over six months ago released by Somali pirates
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# Pirates

Danish family kidnapped over six months ago released by Somali pirates

Sep 7th 2011, 1:23 PM 2,538 Views 2 Comments

The family, including three teenagers, and two crew members were kidnapped by pirates as they sailed in the Indian Ocean – a piracy hotspot.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 753 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean
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# Pirates

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean

Mar 1st 2011, 9:40 AM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened last week but the Danish government has only announced it now as they attempt to rescue the captured family and their crew.

Pirates kill four American hostages on hijacked yacht
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# Pirates

Pirates kill four American hostages on hijacked yacht

Feb 22nd 2011, 4:18 PM 1,353 Views 0 Comments

Four US citizens who were taken hostage off the coast of Oman last Friday have been killed by their captors.

British couple kidnapped by Somalis return home
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# Somali Pirates

British couple kidnapped by Somalis return home

Nov 17th 2010, 3:07 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Paul and Rachel Chandler come home after 13 months in captivity at the hands of Somali pirates.