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Better news on piracy, but hold the yo-ho-ho

There were 180 incidents of piracy reported in 2017, the lowest annual number of incidents since records began in 1995, although results could be much better

THERE have been two items of good news about the global fight against piracy recently. When I say "good", in both cases it is really a matter of being not quite as awful as it was.

So the acquitted and release just before Christmas by an Indian Appeal Court of the 35 seafarers and armed...

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