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Somali pirates hijack Pakistani ship

MOGADISHU: Somali pirates have hijacked a Pakistani cargo vessel off the coast of Central Somalia a day after they had seized an Indian commercial vessel Al Kausar. A Pakistani-owned cargo vessel carrying food was hijacked off the coast…

Somali pirates back on the radar

NAIROBI: The seizing of the Aris 13 tanker and its Sri Lankan crew on Monday -- the first successful attack by Somali pirates since 2012 -- came as little surprise to John Steed of the Oceans Beyond Piracy campaign group. International…

Somali pirates free 26 hostages held for nearly 5 years

NAIROBI: Pirates in Somalia have released 26 Asian hostages held captive for nearly five years after their fishing vessel was hijacked, negotiators said on Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, the second longest held hostages by Somali…