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2008-10-01 21:00:06

MOSCOW. Oct 1 (Interfax) - The Russian Navy will not be using force against the pirates that have hijacked the Ukrainian ship Faina off the coast of Somalia so far.

2008-09-29 00:00:06

World in brief MOGADISHU A US Navy destroyer was stationed off Somalia yesterday to ensure that Somali pirates did not remove tanks, ammunition and other heavy weapons from a hijacked Ukrainian cargo ship.

2008-09-27 12:00:28

By Associated Press MOSCOW -- A Russian warship on Friday rushed to intercept a Ukrainian vessel carrying 33 battle tanks and a hoard of ammunition that was seized by pirates off the Horn of Africa -- a bold hijacking that again heightened fears about surging piracy and high- seas terrorism. U.S.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.