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Somali Pirates Charged with a Hijacking That Killed a French Skipper Are on Trial in France
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 Is Angling for a Strategic Outpost on the Horn of Africa
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.
This Network of Merchants Is Helping Refugees Flee the Horrors of Yemen
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.