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Ghana drops piracy charges

Remaining Nigerians await trial. State drops charges against two Ghanaians The State has dropped charges against two Ghanaians who were arrested suspected to have aided eight Nigerian pirates. The state has dropped charges ...
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Ghana pirate trial delayed again

MT Mariam pirates await fate. Ghana AG Delays Trial of Suspected Nigerian Pirates By Kate DA Costa Accra — The Inability of the office of the Attorney-General to advise the state has been ...
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Nigerian pirates case adjourned

Suspects held following MT Mariam hijacking. Nigerian pirates case adjourned The Adjabeng magistrate court in Accra yesterday once again adjourned hearing of the case involving the 10 pirates suspected to have hijacked M.T. ...
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Gov’t considers pirate plea bargain

Interesting proposal for piracy trial. Government considering proposal from Somalia for 'plea bargain' for 120 pirates By Aman Sharma & Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury NEW DELHI: India is considering a proposal from Somalia for a "plea ...
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Dutch court convicts pirate

Pirate receives six-year sentence.  Dutch court convicts pirate The Court of The Hague has a Somali man was sentenced to six years in prison. The court considered it proven that he - ...
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India: 120 pirates on trial

18 witnesses still to be deposed. Pirates trial: Foreign witnesses to depose via video-conferencing The state government has agreed to provide Rs 31 lakh for the purpose. Almost after a year's hiatus, the ...
US navy hitting back at pirates

Inside the British battle to wipe out Somali pirates

Prosecutions having an effect? Inside the British battle to wipe out the scourge of Somali pirates By DUNCAN GARDHAM Sailors navigating the coast of East Africa no longer have to fear an ordeal like ...
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Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain

Accused of attacking tuna ship. Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain A Spanish court on Wednesday convicted six Somalis for piracy and sentenced them each to 16 and a half years in ...
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Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted

Despite compensation pay out, prosecution ongoing.  Suspected Torm pirates prosecuted Denmark gave prosecuting nine Somali pirates who were accused of trying to hijack Torm Kansas. But right now the nine pirates are ...
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Convicted pirates acquitted

Convictions thrown out on appeal. Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates convicted of piracy By: Sharon Uranie The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back to their homeland. ...

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