Tanker Hijackings on the Rise in Southeast Asia – VOA – Voice of America

Tanker Hijackings on the Rise in Southeast Asia – VOA – Voice of America

BANGKOK? Pirates continue to hijack a coastal tanker on the average of once every two weeks to steal their cargo of fuel, according to data released Wednesday by the International Maritime Bureau?s Piracy Reporting Center. A total of 134 incidents of piracy and armed robbery globally were reported to the center from […]

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market – Reuters

KABUL A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 15 people and wounded 38 near a busy marketplace in northwest Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. No one claimed responsibility, but Taliban militants have regularly use suicide bombers to attack Afghan government and foreign troops in the area. The main target was believed to be […]