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Fear of revenge attacks in Kenya over piracy

The trail of more than 20 suspected pirates arrested by Nato and European Union forces patrolling the Gulf of Aden and the frequent incursions by suspected al-Shabaab militants are raising concern within the Kenyan security agencies. There is fear that … read more »

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Commission ready to investigate European illegal fishing off Somalia

LEIGH PHILLIPS — EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The European Commission has said it is ready to investigate and take action against any European boats or European-owned fishing companies that fly flags of convenience that engage in illegal fishing off the … read more »

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The European roots of Somali piracy

LEIGH PHILLIPS — EUOBSERVER / FEATURE – As global powers ratchet up the naval pressure off the coast of Somalia and the European Union this week prepares to play host to a major international conference on the growing scourge of … read more »

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EU pledges Somali security boost

The European Union says it will pledge at least 60m euros ($78m) towards boosting security in Somalia at a donors meeting in Brussels on Thursday. The international donor conference aims to raise 200m euros ($260m) for the African Union peacekeeping … read more »

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