Somali pirates receive a record GBP7.6m in ransoms for seized South Korean and Singaporean ships.
Somali pirates are reported to have received a total of about $12.3m (£7.6m) in ransom money to release two ships.
- Al Jazeera
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- Somali pirates receive a record PS7.6m in ransoms for seized South Korean and Singaporean ships.
- Somali pirates receive a record GBP7.6m in ransoms for seized South Korean and Singaporean ships.
- South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un the second time in recent months at the peace village on the Northern side to discuss the topic of the June 12 summit in Singapore between the U.S. and North Korea, which was cancelled then left with the possibility of happening the day after.
- South Korea will fly the bodies of eight Somali pirates killed in a commando raid on a freighter last month from Muscat, Oman, to Mogadishu, Somalia.
- The South Korean navy directs an operation against Somali pirates who hijacked a South Korean ship, rescuing all 21 hostages, while eight pirates are killed and five are captured.
- Somali pirates hijack a South Korean owned Kenyan registered fishing boat with 43 crew aboard.
- Somali pirates hijack a Singaporean chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden, carrying a cargo of ethylene glycol.