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#Somali Pirates

# somali-pirates - Monday 24 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 24th 2016, 1:01 PM 27,031 Views 13 Comments

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

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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 1,821 Views 2 Comments

Apparently they really can’t stand her.

# somali-pirates - Friday 3 May, 2013

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

Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage

May 3rd 2013, 10:52 AM 20,558 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.”

# somali-pirates - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

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

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Sep 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,201 Views 10 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

# somali-pirates - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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 1,596 Views 0 Comments

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

# somali-pirates - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates
# Pirates
# Pirates

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates

Jan 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 3,799 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.

# somali-pirates - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

Oct 1st 2011, 10:53 AM 463 Views 0 Comments

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

# somali-pirates - Sunday 11 September, 2011

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya
# Kenya
# Kenya

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya

Sep 11th 2011, 5:42 PM 678 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.

# somali-pirates - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

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 2,505 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.

# somali-pirates - Friday 24 June, 2011

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

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 726 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

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

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

Mar 1st 2011, 9:40 AM 2,018 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.

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Pirates kill four American hostages on hijacked yacht
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates kill four American hostages on hijacked yacht

Feb 22nd 2011, 4:18 PM 1,321 Views 0 Comments

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

# somali-pirates - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

British couple kidnapped by Somalis return home
# Somali Pirates
# Somali Pirates

British couple kidnapped by Somalis return home

Nov 17th 2010, 3:07 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

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