News Articles for "Low-level Armed Robberies"
World sea piracy down 35 percent in first quarter
World sea piracy fell 35 percent from a year ago in the first quarter of 2013, with the spotlight shifting to West Africa as navies helped keep pirates aw...read more
US eyes anti-piracy effort along west Africa coast
The U.S. and some of its allies are considering plans to increase anti-piracy operations along Africa's west coast, spurred on by concerns that money from...read more
Shipper: 3 sailors kidnapped off Nigeria are freed
Three sailors — including two Russians — have been freed following weeks in captivity after pirates raided their cargo ship off the coasts of Nigeria ...read more
Gunmen attacked a vessel off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta, kidnapping six foreigners in an area that has become increasingly dangerous f...read more