Somali security forces have arrested one of the country`s most powerful pirate chiefs, who once hijacked giant vessels earning him multi-million dollar ransoms, security sources said on Tuesday.
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.
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`.
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.
Somalia pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as ‘big mouth’, has decided of moving on after being in the piracy game for eight years.
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.
The European Union authorised its navies to strike Somali pirate equipment on land.
Mahdi Jama Mohamed pleads guilty in deaths of 4 Americans during an attack.
A Danish warship attacked a pirate boat off Somalia, killing four pirates.
Ali Mohamed Ali is accused of negotiating ransom on behalf of pirates.
The teenaged pirate, Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, was captured in 2009.
Kim Dae-Geun was one of 43 crew members freed this week by Somali pirates.
A Somali pirate has been ranked as among most powerful people in shipping.
A court in Somalia`s breakaway state of Puntland has sentenced a pirate ringleader to death.
A Somali man has pleaded guilty
for hijacking an American cargo ship and kidnapping its
captain last year, but may escape life sentence after
prosecutors dropped a formal piracy charge.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade