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A boat full of migrants arrives at the Italian island of Lampedusa in April 2011

Ships urged to look for migrants in Gulf

Request from UNHCR. Gulf of Aden ships asked to look out for refugee boats Stephen Spark Humanitarian agencies are expecting a huge exodus of refugees from Yemen if the conflict continues. The United Nations ...
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Pirates freed in Yemen prison attack

Prison attack frees pirates. Somalia: Convicted pirates freed in Yemen prison attack reach Puntland Convicted Somali pirates who were freed in Al Qaeda attack on a prison in the Yemeni city of ...
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Somaliland puts seized weapons on display

Tensions with Puntland remain. Somalia: Somaliland puts seized weapons shipment on display Despite growing concerns by Puntland, Somaliland's separatist administration has put seized weapons shipment on public display, Garowe Online reports. During a ...
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EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland

Capacity building in former pirate region. EUCAP Nestor to deploy in Puntland The European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) is set ...
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New anti piracy camp in Eyl

Former pirate town now home to PMPF. Somalia: Puntland launches new counter Piracy camp in Eyl district Puntland’s Maritime police Chief Abdirisaq Diriye has laid foundation stone for a new Counter piracy ...
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President tours PMPF base

PMPF has scored several wins against pirates in past.  Somalia: Puntland President tours Puntland Marine Force base The President of Somalia’s Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has toured Puntland Maritime Police Force ...
A Kenyan policeman stands guard next to Somali nationals at the law courts in the Kenya's costal City of Mombassa

Pirate prison on verge of closure

Electricity bills could force closure of Puntland pirate prison. Somalia: Danish-funded Prison facility in Puntland on verge of closure A 500-bed prison facility in the state capital of Garowe is on the ...
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EUCAP Nestor conclude training Somali CG

EUCAP Nestor celebrated with its Somali and Djiboutian partners the successful completion of training EUCAP Nestor concludes first basic training course for Somali Coast Guards and Port Police Today the EU’s maritime ...
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Soldiers Turn Hijackers

A dozen soldiers guarding a North Korean ship impounded in Somalia's autonomous Puntland region for maritime violations have hijacked the vessel and its 33 crew. Soldiers turn hijackers of North Korea ...
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Puntland ‘Seizes Arms From Yemen’

Bossaso — Security forces in Somalia's Puntland autonomous region have seized a depot of arms and bomb material along the country's northern coastline, in another sign that Al Qaeda militants ...

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