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Somalia: A Third High-Profile Killing - New York Times

Sat, 2009-06-20 10:05 by admin

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Gunmen fatally shot a lawmaker in Mogadishu on Friday … (video)

Black Hawk Down

Fri, 2009-04-10 13:48 by admin

Now, years after the movie was made, I finally found the time to watch it.

From horror to hopelessness

Sat, 2009-04-04 16:53 by admin
From Horror to Hopelessness - Human Rights Watch

Kenya's forgotten Somali refugee crisis
Published by Human Rights Watch

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Ongoing civil war in Somalia

Sun, 2009-02-22 10:47 by admin

Fri, 2009-02-20 03:26
Brig. Asif Haroon Raja

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High stakes remain on Somali high seas

Fri, 2009-02-06 17:23 by admin
PIrate on board the MV Faina (file photo)

By Juliet Njeri
BBC News, Nairobi

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The release of the MV Faina by Somali pirates after almost six months in captivity will be received with mixed feelings by the different players in the high stakes, high seas drama.

The crew of the Ukrainian freighter will be savouring freedom, while the ship's owner will no doubt be ruing the high cost paid for its release.

Somali lawmakers elect moderate Islamist president

Sun, 2009-02-01 07:24 by admin

US admiral: Pact near for Somali pirate trials

Sat, 2009-01-24 16:05 by admin

AP Associated Press

By BRIAN MURPHY

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Captured Somali pirates could soon face trials and serve jail sentences outside their homeland under a pact being negotiated between American officials and regional allies, the head of a new U.S. anti-piracy task force said Friday.

Farewell Ceremony for the Ethiopian Troops in Mogadishu

Wed, 2009-01-14 07:17 by admin

On the lawless seas, it's not easy putting Somali pirates in the dock

Fri, 2008-12-12 16:54 by admin
Rough Seas

DECEMBER 12, 2008 - WSJ
On the Lawless Seas, It's Not Easy Putting Somali Pirates in the Dock

By PAULO PRADA and ALEX ROTH

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In September, special forces in the Royal Danish Navy intercepted two Somali fishing boats in the Gulf of Aden and arrested 10 suspected pirates.

Luxury cruise ship outruns pirates

Fri, 2008-12-05 10:11 by admin
File image of the Nautica in Sydney Harbor

December 1, 2008 -- Updated 1816 GMT (0216 HKT)