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MV Cotton released by pirates; all 24 Indian sailors safe

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 15:09

Pirates, who took over the Turkish tanker MV Cotton, have left the vessel a week after it was hijacked off the coast of Gabon in Africa.

`Agar effect` drowns Pirates of the Caribbean charm in TV stakes Down Under

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 11:16

Teenage Australian cricket sensation Ashton Agar is being touted as the reason behind huge demand for Ashes tickets down under and an increase in TV ratings for the Ashes in the country, which have even left behind MasterChef Australia and the Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

`Pirates of the Caribbean 5` to begin filming this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 16:51

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has revealed new directors Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg will start shooting `Pirates of the Caribbean 5` before the end of the year.

Johnny Depp celebrated 50th birthday with low-key dinner

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 08:58

Superstar Johnny Depp marked his recent 50th birthday with a low-key dinner with his children because he feels celebrating a big milestone is like "clinging to vanity".

Johnny Depp adopted by Native American tribe and named Mah-Woo-Meh

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 12:18

Johnny Depp has revealed that he was adopted by a Comanche tribe member, LaDonna Harris, and was given the name, Mah-Woo-Meh, in a private naming ritual.

3 Indians, Russian kidnapped from ship in Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 00:01

Three Indian crew members, including the captain, and a Russian engineer were kidnapped by armed pirates who boarded an offshore fuel supply vessel in Nigeria`s oil-rich delta region, officials said on Wednesday.

Centre in touch with Interpol for hostages release: Tewari

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 22:49

Centre is in constant touch with Interpol for securing safe release of five Indian hostages held captive by the Somali pirates, Manish Tewari said.

Johnny Depp`s Captain Jack act for ailing children

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 08:56

Actor Johnny Depp visited a children`s hospital unannounced dressed in his famous character Captain Jack Sparrow.

14 Indian sailors safe as EU, NATO ships thwart pirate attack

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 20:44

Fourteen Indian sailors on a hijacked cargo vessel have been safely rescued as Somali pirates on board the ship fled after counter piracy ships from the EU and NATO launched a mission in the Gulf of Aden following an SOS message.

`Invisible thread` can help fight fashion pirates

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 18:45

Fashion designers may soon have a new tool in their fight against pirated knockoff garments, thanks to an "invisible thread" developed by Swedish researchers.

Somali pirates release Danish vessel with six crew

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 09:33

Having kept the Danish coaster -- M/V Leopard -- in their custody for two years, Somali pirates have released it along with six crew members, a Kenyan maritime official said Wednesday.

German ship operator: Pirates kidnap 5 crew

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 17:48

Sunship Schiffahrtskontor KG says the captives, all Polish and Russian citizens, were seized Friday from the container ship City of Xiamen about 160 kms southwest of Bonnie Island, Nigeria.