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Record migration to Yemen despite instability

Record migration to Yemen despite instability

A record 103,000 Ethiopians and Somalis survived perilous trips across the Gulf of Aden to reach Yemen in 2011, double the number the previous year, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, despite violent upheaval in the impoverished Arab state.

January 22, 2012 11:53
 
Drama on the high seas

Drama on the high seas

Piracy, long romanticized in the land of fiction, is back in the real world. And the modern truth is a lot less appealing than the historic fantasies.

June 7, 2010 4:56
 

Pirates demand $7 million ransom for British couple

Somali pirates are demanding $7 million for the release of a British couple...

October 31, 2009 10:13