Sustained response to Somalia piracy requires effective State governance – UN political chief
While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations political chief today said that a sustained long-term solution must include the presence of effective Government and State institutions that provide basic services and alternative ways for people to make a living.
3 US girls who wanted to join ISIS victims of online predator, say officials
The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for US officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, experts said Wednesday.
'Fishing Without Nets' a Dramatic Story of Somali Piracy
NEW YORK—It’s a familiar premise in Hollywood film: a good man in need of money is talked into participating in a crime against his better judgment. But in Fishing Without Nets, by first-time director Cutter Hodierne, an American, the protagonist is a poor Somali, and his crime is piracy.
Somalia Plans to Start Producing Oil Offshore in Six Years
Somalia plans to begin producing oil and gas offshore for the first time within six years and is in talks with state governments about how revenue will be shared, Petroleum Minister Daud Mohamed Omar said.