28 Somali pirates identified

A naval officer, who is a witness in one of the cases involving Somali pirates, has identified all the 28 accused. He was part of the rescue mission on Prantalaya 11, and also interrogated the pirates. In February and March 2011, the navy caught the pirates after the coast guard alerted it about the hijacked

Italy blocks marines’ Indian murder trial

BBC News Two Italian marines, charged in India with the murder of two fishermen, will not be returning to India to face trial, Italy’s foreign ministry says. Rome says Delhi is violating international law by putting the marines on trial in India. India’s Supreme Court earlier allowed Massimilian Latorre and Salvatore Girone to go home

Britain earmarks $3.56M for anti-piracy

  Britain says it has earmarked $3.56 million to support U.N. anti-piracy efforts that seek to build prisons and upgrade the justice system in Somalia. Most of the funding is targeted for the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime’s Post Trial Transfer Program, which is helping to construct a new prison in Puntland designed to