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The bodies of at least 25 migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe were found near Tripoli today, the Libyan Red Cresce
Indian Navy diving and medical teams joined rescue efforts of Sri Lankan authorities in flood-hit regions as the death tol
India today announced a USD 500 million line of credit to Mauritius as the two countries resolved to deepen ties in a rang
At least 80 migrants including women and children were missing after a boat sank off the Libyan coast, survivors tol
Five persons were killed after their boat capsized in Bangladesh, according to a media report today.
Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested today and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the
A French warfare ship arrived in Japan today for an international drill as tensions mounted over North Korea's latest ball
At least 97 migrants went missing after their boat sank today off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said.
Twelve fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on the charge of fishing in the territorial wat
Around 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a rescue boat found two partially submer
For his story on the economics of Somali piracy, WIRED contributing editor Scott Carney spoke to one of the ocean-going hijackers. They talked about how to negotiate a ransom, when to kill a hostage, and how to avoid the Navy:
How do you pirates decide on what ransom to ask for? What makes them negotiate downwards?
Once you have a ship, it’s a win-win situation. We attack many ships everyday, but only a few are ever profitable. No one will come to the rescue of a third-world ship with an Indian or African crew, so we release them immediately. But if the ship is from Western country or with valuable cargo like oil, weapons or then its like winning a lottery jackpot. We begin asking a high price and then go down until we agree on a price
How much does it cost to outfit a pirate mission?
A single mission with 12 armed men and boats costs a little over $30,000. But a successful investor has to dispatch at least three or four missions to get lucky once.