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#Somali Pirates

# somali-pirates - Monday 24 October, 2016

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

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

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

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

Apparently they really can’t stand her.

# somali-pirates - Friday 3 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage Aaaargh This post contains videos

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

“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 This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# somali-pirates - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# somali-pirates - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Two hostages dead after pirates hijack ship off Somali coast

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

The week in photos

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

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

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

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