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British couple freed by pirates `happy to be alive`

Somali pirates hijacked British couple`s yacht near the Seychelles in 2009.

Nov 15, 2010, 09:01 AM IST

British yacht couple reunited: Somali doctor

A British yachting couple seized by Somali pirates and held in separate locations have been temporarily reunited after weeks apart, a doctor who treated the two said.

Mar 08, 2010, 15:54 PM IST

UK couple to be released soon: Somali official

A retired British couple snatched last year from their sailboat by pirates could be released within weeks as Somali communities inside and outside the East African country work for their freedom, a Somali official said on Friday.

Mar 05, 2010, 16:40 PM IST

Kidnapped Britons say Somali pirates may kill them

A retired British couple snatched from their yacht by Somali pirates said in an interview broadcast on Friday they fear they could be killed within a week or handed to a terrorist group if a ransom demand is not paid.

Nov 21, 2009, 12:03 PM IST

Somali pirates to put British couple on other ship

A Somali pirate claiming to speak on behalf of a group holding a British couple says they will move the couple to another hijacked ship with other hostages anchored off the eastern coast of Somalia.

Oct 30, 2009, 15:43 PM IST

UK couple asleep as Somali pirates hijacked yacht

A British man kidnapped by Somali pirates while vacationing on a yacht with his wife said in an interview released on Thursday that the sea bandits had crept aboard with guns while he was asleep and demanded money.

Oct 29, 2009, 21:20 PM IST