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Coach Athiyo expects Heathens to sink Pirates' ship in Nile Rugby Premiership.

His side got off to a flying start in the Nile Special Premiership with a 31-8 win over Hippos last week but a whole different ball game awaits them when they visit Buzz Pirates at Legends today

- Daily Monitor - UG

Somali pirates caught at sea, transferred to Seychelles.

The men were transferred to the Seychelles under an agreement with the EU.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Somali pirates caught at sea, transferred to Seychelles.

Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official has said.

- News24.com - ZA

'Padmavati' should be released simultaneously across the world: Madhur Bhandarkar.

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, on Thursday, expressed his views on 'Padmavati' being cleared by British Board of Film Classification for the UK audience. While talking to ANI, Bhandarkar said that the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus should be released simultaneously across the world in order to prevent the risk of piracy. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Rescued Norwegian yachtie's piratical past.

Four years ago Norwegian sailor Harald Solfjeld​ was brutally robbed and tied to his yacht mast by Brazilian pirates.

- Stuff - NZ

Pirates of the Amazon: Rise of river gangs.

While paddling a kayak down the muddy waters of a river in the Amazon region of Brazil, Emma Kelty, 43, came across a clutch of heavily armed men floating about on their canoes. The British woman had ...

- The Hindu - IN

Watch This Massive U.S. Aircraft Carrier Turn on a Dime.

Task and Purpose, Jared Keller Security, Asia Who says that big ships can't have finesse?  The USS Abraham Lincoln is objectively not the most nimble vehicle in the Pentagon's arsenal. At 1,092 feet long, 252 feet wide and nearly 1,000 tons of naval engineering expertise, the nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ...

- The National Interest - US

UN Security Council urges 'comprehensive response' to piracy off Somali coast.

Condemning the acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Security Council today called for a comprehensive response to prevent and suppress such acts and tackle their underlying causes.

- UN - INT

Weapons on Vessels? States, Private Security and Responsibility for Responding to Maritime Threats.

Research Event 17 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Karsten Von Hoesslin, Host, Lawless Oceans, National Geographic Series Dr Alex Vines OBE, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme, Chatham HouseJon Huggins, Senior Advisor, Oceans Beyond Piracy ...

- Chatham House - UK