Somali pirates have taken up to 300 million euros in ransoms over the past seven years.The Pirate Trails report, published last week, tries to trace where the money goes and what it's ...
A French court has sentenced three Somali pirates to nine years in prison each for the hijacking of a yacht in which the skipper died four years ago.
A French tanker has been hijacked off Côte d’Ivoire, port authority officials in Abidjan, the country’s economic capital, confirmed on Monday, following reports that the vessel ...
Two South Africans who have been held hostages by Somali pirates for almost 20 months have been freed on Thursday.
A Paris court has sentenced four of the six Somalis pirates charged with holding the crew of a luxury ship hostage in the Gulf of Aden in 2008 to between four and 10 years in jail.
Over 6,000 candidates stood in the first round of the France's legislative election: parties from the left and the right, environmentalists and... the Pirate Party.
The trial has opened in Paris of six Somalis charged with taking the 30 crew of luxury sailing ship Le Ponant hostage in the pirate-infested waters of the Gulf of Aden in 2008.
In Somalia two civilians were wounded yesterday when war planes fired several missiles at a suspected Somali pirate base in Gumah in the country's north.
Somali pirates have seized an Iranian-owned cargo ship and its 23 crew off the Maldives Islands. The vessel identified as MV Eglantine was seized off the island of Hoarafush.
Somali pirates freed a British hostage Wednesday, nearly seven months after she was taken captive in a raid at a Kenyan beach resort in which her husband was killed.