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S.Korea:Somali pirate Arai sentenced to life in prison

Saturday, May 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 28,2011

A Somali pirate who hijacked a South Korean freighter and shot its captain early this year was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in a Korean prison. Read more…

Pirates fly into Busan in private jet from U.A.E.

Monday, January 31, 2011 Comments off

January 31, 2011 Laaska News

Five of the Somali pirates who hijacked the Samho Jewelry landed in Korea yesterday and the Busan District Court issued arrest warrants for the men in what is the Korean legal system،¯s first case involving Somali pirates. Read more…

Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea signals regional risk: FAO

Friday, January 28, 2011 Comments off

January 28,2011 Laaska News.
Coordinated, multinational response required

27 January 2011, Rome/Bangkok – FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), following an unprecedented outbreak of the Read more…