Seychelles court of appeal acquits 3 suspected Somali pirates
Victoria, Seychelles - The Seychelles Court of Appeal has acquitted and ordered the repatriation of 3 Somali pirates back to their homeland. The highest court in the land overturned a previous ruling delivered by the island nation’s Supreme Court citing “insufficient evidence that proves that they were indeed pirates.”
Kenya Suspends Licenses of Some 500 NGOs, Some Tied to Terrorism
The Kenyan government announced Tuesday it was suspending licenses and freezing the bank accounts of some 510 Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs; 15 of which have been accused of having ties to terrorist groups and money laundering.
Swedish man gets four months in prison for attempting to frame a Romanian beggar with iPad theft.
A Swedish man has been sentenced to four months in prison after he stole a tablet computer from his son's preschool and handed it to a Romanian beggar in an attempt to frame her for theft.
The name Captain Phillips is familiar to millions around the world. He was the subject of the 2013 Tom Hanks film about an American cargo ship skipper who was freed by US Navy Seals after being taken captive by Somali pirates in 2009.