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News24.com | Pirates kidnap five off southern Nigeria: police.

Sea pirates have kidnapped five people from a ship off the coast of oil-rich southern Nigeria, police and maritime security analysts have said.

- News24.com - ZA

Greenpeace activists seize ship full of VW diesel cars.

Greenpeace "pirates" have boarded a ship arriving in Britain in an effort to stop it unloading a consignment of over 1,000 Volkswagen diesel cars. They also sought to immobilize vehicles at a port in the UK.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Like pirates for the planet, Greenpeace boards ship to block 'toxic' VW diesels.

Filed under: Etc.,Green,Volkswagen,Diesel Activists were hanging from the ship's 27-meter-high unloading door.Continue reading Like pirates for the planet, Greenpeace boards ship to block 'toxic' VW diesels Like pirates for the planet, Greenpeace boards ship to block 'toxic' VW diesels originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

- Autoblog - US

11 Indonesian pirates jailed for hijacking oil tanker.

The men, aged between 31 and 59, will serve 16 years in jail each, and six of them will also be caned.

- Malaysiakini - MY

In A Future Ruled By Big Pharma, A Robot Tentatively Explores Freedom — And Sex: 'Autonomous'.

Annalee Newitz's tale of a pharmaceutical pirate and the dangerous agents hunting her is built on tender, intimate characterizations that probe notions of selfhood, gender and ownership.

- NPR - US

Court jails 11 Indonesian pirates for hijacking oil tanker.

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 20 — Eleven Indonesian citizens were sentenced to 16 years' jail each, with seven of them to be given five strokes of the cane, by two Sessions Court here today after they pleaded guilty to hijacking an oil tanker in...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sport24.co.za | Pirates go top after claiming Citizens' scalp.

Orlando Pirates went top of the Premiership table after edging Cape Town City in a pulsating match at the FNB Stadium.

- News24.com - ZA

Sport24.co.za | As it happened: Pirates 1-0 CT City.

Recap all the action from the Absa Premiership clash between Orlando Pirates and Cape Town City FC.

- News24.com - ZA

Sport24.co.za | LIVE: Orlando Pirates v Cape Town City.

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Absa Premiership clash between Orlando Pirates and Cape Town City FC.

- News24.com - ZA

Tech helps insurers promote safer behavior.

Insurers are counting on real-time technology to help them cut back payouts, from a system warning ships of nearby pirates to an app offering to buy sleepy drivers a coffee on the motorway.

- The Daily Star - LB

From grudge to nudge: tech firms help insurers shift gear.

LONDON - Insurers are counting on real-time technology to help them cut back payouts, from a system warning ships of nearby pirates to an app offering to buy sleepy drivers a coffee on the motorway.

- Reuters - US

Florida recovers, rests, reflects in the wake of Hurricane Irma

Officials are still tallying the damage, which includes everything from homes to grapefruit groves to mom-and-pop attractions like Pirate's Town in Orlando, which was a replica of an 18th-century sailing vessel that offered dinner theater to tourists.

- Stars and Stripes - US

MMEA foils tanker hijacking, arrests 10 pirates

The vessel transporting RM7 million worth of diesel was reported missing on Wednesday, near Terengganu.

- Malaysiakini - MY

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