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The seven pirates charged in connection to the deadly hijacking have spent the last five years incarcerated in France, and face life imprisonment if found guilty.
China has been steadily extending its global presence. Now it's looking to establish an outpost in Djibouti, where the US headquarters its military forces in Africa.
As a Saudi-led naval blockade has slowed the flow of humanitarian aid into Yemen to a trickle, desperate people packed aboard cattle boats are being ferried by the hundreds to Somalia.
Somalia is not exactly a safe haven, but this week it saw the arrival of the first small exodus of Yemeni refugees fleeing the worsening fighting in their own country.
As the rebels continued to advance on key cities in Yemen’s south, human rights groups warned that the airstrikes against them lack precision and are harming civilians.
Europe's top court ordered France to pay thousands in compensation to pirates for denying them human and judicial rights following arrest.
Migrants described widespread abuse by human traffickers in Yemen — including beatings, rapes, and killings.
You're more now more likely to be plundered by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea rather than off the coast of Somalia.