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Vol 49 No 20

Published 3rd October 2008


Arms and the boys

Somalia's pirates are busy guarding the 33 Ukrainian tanks and other equipment captured on the MV Faina on 25 September. United States' naval vessels surround the ship and the Russian navy is authorised by Somali authorities to use force to liberate the cargo. US authorities say the cargo is destined for Southern Sudan, while Kenya's officials say the tanks are theirs.

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