Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 02:08
A German court today sentenced a Somali pirate chief to 12 years in jail for hijacking a ship off the Horn of Africa and tormenting its crew, mostly Indians, during an eight-month ordeal.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:43
Oscar-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi is reportedly in talks to star in his first major film since his stint as a Somali pirate in `Captain Phillips`.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 02:12
The US Justice Department said today it plans to retry an alleged Somali pirate for hostage-taking, after a jury deadlocked on those charges last week.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 16:39
Somalia pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as ‘big mouth’, has decided of moving on after being in the piracy game for eight years.
Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 22:15
Aam Admi Party demanded that government take immediate "remedial actions" to safeguard the lives of 17 Indian crew members aboard a ship which was held hostage by Somali pirates earlier this year.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 00:03
The European Union authorised its navies to strike Somali pirate equipment on land.
Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 12:21
Mahdi Jama Mohamed pleads guilty in deaths of 4 Americans during an attack.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 15:59
The countries taking part in the patrols have steered clear of land attacks.
Last Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011, 00:59
A Danish warship attacked a pirate boat off Somalia, killing four pirates.
Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 14:16
Ali Mohamed Ali is accused of negotiating ransom on behalf of pirates.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:51
The teenaged pirate, Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, was captured in 2009.
Last Updated: Friday, February 11, 2011, 11:38
Kim Dae-Geun was one of 43 crew members freed this week by Somali pirates.
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