Sat, May 25 2013
The attack occurred about 1850 km east of the northern Somali coast, and about 650km outside the defensive perimeter set up by the naval security force
EU defence ministers agreed to expand Operation Atalanta against piracy in the Indian Ocean and the bloc will begin training Somalia's security forces.
The sum includes ship's insurance and cargo. Meanwhile, the chemical tanker St James Park was allegedly valued at "only three million dollars"
A total of 13 Bulgarian sailors from two different ships, Asian Glory and St James Park, are being held hostage by Somali pirates
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.