SOMALIA

  • Pirate problem a scourge that needs to be fought: SM Krishna October 2, 2012

    External Affairs Minister SM Krishna addressed the UN General Assembly in New York on Monday. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Krishna spoke about the steps underway to tackle piracy and bring our captive sailors back. "Piracy is a scrouge that needs to be fought with the cooperation of other countries. Families...
  • Somalia blast caught on camera April 5, 2012

    At least six people, including two of Somalia's top sports officials, were killed when a female suicide bomber struck a ceremony at Mogadishu's national theatre. ...
  • India backs Palestine: PM at UN General Assembly September 24, 2011

    Addressing the UN General Assembly, Manmohan Singh also urged the UN to evolve effective response to the problem of piracy. ...
  • Massive famine in Somalia, 29,000 kids dead August 11, 2011

    At least 1 lakh refugees have flooded the Somali capital of Mogadishu as the famine worsens in the countryside. Over 29,000 children have also died in last 3 months due to the famine. ...
  • Massive famine in Somalia, 6 lakh kids starving August 10, 2011

    Somalia, a poor country battered by years of war, is going through the worst of violence and famine. Almost 6,00,000 children could die of starvation in the country. ...
  • Afghanistan the most dangerous for women June 16, 2011

    A recent survey puts India on fourth place in the list of world's five most dangerous countries for women to live in. ...
  • Somalia finds it difficult to fight piracy April 19, 2011

    The challenge for the small coast guard unit is that today it's much harder to tell friend from foe. ...
  • The profit making business of Somali pirates April 17, 2011

    Somali pirates are not just brute buccaneers, but part of a thriving business model with international connections. ...
  • Ransom paid, pirates make new demand April 16, 2011

    Pirates refused to release 7 Indian crew members till the Indian government release the 100 captured pirates. ...
  • Freed Rak Afrikana crew members return home March 16, 2011

    Indian crew members who were hijacked by Somali pirates in April 2010 on board merchant vessel Rak Afrikana on Wednesday landed in New Delhi and Mumbai to an emotional welcome. ...
  • Watch: Stolt Valor Capt, crew return | Read Story November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The Captain of Stolt Valor, Prabhat Kumar Goyal is back home after a twomonth long ordeal. He arrived in New Delhi earlier on Tuesday morning, alongwith 10 other crew members. CNNIBN takes you through the cheers and tears. ...
  • Indian sailors freed by pirates return home October 16, 2008

    New Delhi: On August 21, Somalian pirates hijacked the merchant vessel Iran Deyanat carrying 40,000 tonnes of iron ore enroute from China to Netherlands on the Red sea. Three Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates, landed at Mumbai airport on Thursday morning. Here's what some of they have had to...
  • Watch: How Somali pirates hijack ships October 2, 2008

    The Gulf of Aden shipping lane off Somalia's coast is one of the busiest in the world, and pirates have found a way to cash in on it. Security analysts estimate pirates can pull in tens of millions of dollars in ransom each year. CNN obtained a video shot by Somali...