Somali pirate kingpin arrested: Sources

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.

Somali pirate kingpin arrested: Sources

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.

German court jails Somali pirate for 12 years

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.

Barkhad Abdi in talks to join Judd Apatow`s `Trainwreck`

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`.

US plans to retry alleged pirate

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.

Somali pirate ‘big mouth’ announces retirement from `dirty business`

Somalia pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as ‘big mouth’, has decided of moving on after being in the piracy game for eight years.

Ensure release of 17 Indians held hostage by pirates: AAP to govt

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.

EU authorises warships to hit Somali pirate lairs

The European Union authorised its navies to strike Somali pirate equipment on land.

US: 10th Somali pirate pleads guilty to yacht hijacking

Mahdi Jama Mohamed pleads guilty in deaths of 4 Americans during an attack.

Danish crew free Somali pirate hostages

A Danish warship attacked a pirate boat off Somalia, killing four pirates.

US: 2nd man charged in Somali pirate attack on ship

Ali Mohamed Ali is accused of negotiating ransom on behalf of pirates.

US: Teen Somali pirate sentenced to nearly 34 years

The teenaged pirate, Abduwali Abdukhadir Muse, was captured in 2009.

South Korean skipper tells of 4-month Somali pirate `hell`

Kim Dae-Geun was one of 43 crew members freed this week by Somali pirates.

Somali pirate ranked 4th richest in global shipping business

A Somali pirate has been ranked as among most powerful people in shipping.

Somali pirate ringleader sentenced to death

A court in Somalia`s breakaway state of Puntland has sentenced a pirate ringleader to death.

Somali pirate pleads guilty to seizing US ship

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.