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Sunday May 27th 2012

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Somali pirates hold oil tanker with 17 Indian crew members

Somali News - NOIDA: The families of 17 Indians, who were among a crew of 22 on a Nigeria-bound oil tanker, have just been told that the ship was captured by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman more than a month ago. Recruitment agents said talks were on between the pirates and shipping company for the crew's release. The ship, MT Royal [...]

Mali Rebels Declare Independence, Nation of Azawad is born

By LYDIA POLGREEN   JOHANNESBURG — Lines etched in sand are playthings of the wind. So it is no wonder that the nomadic Tuareg people of West Africa, who have for centuries plied caravan routes that crisscross the Sahara with little regard for national borders, have long believed in their right to their own state. And on Friday, by [...]