- Pirates release 6 Turks captured off Nigerian coast Updated: Apr-26-16 7:34 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A Turkish maritime company says six crew members of a tanker ship who were captured by pirates off the coast of Nigeria have been released.
- US says piracy in Gulf of Guinea increasing at alarming rate Updated: Apr-25-16 7:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United States warned Monday that piracy and armed robbery are increasing at an alarming rate in the Gulf of Guinea, pointing to reports by industry experts of at least 32 attacks off the coast of Nigeria alone so far this year.
- 4 Indonesians kidnapped by pirates; vessels safe in Malaysia Updated: Apr-15-16 10:38 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Four Indonesians have been kidnapped and another shot in an attempt to hijack a tugboat and barge in the border waters of Malaysia and the Philippines, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
- Pirates board Turkish vessel, capture 6 crew off Nigeria Updated: Apr-11-16 9:41 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A Turkish maritime company says pirates have boarded a tanker ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped six of its crew members.