November 29 2010
The United Nations Security Council has renewed its authorization for the countries and regional organizations that have been working with Somalia's transitional government to fight piracy in the region, reports the U.N. News Service.
The mandate, extended for another 12 months on Wednesday, authorizes those entities to enter Somali waters and use "all necessary means" to combat piracy.
As of Nov. 4, pirates held 20 ships and 438 sailors and passengers, according to the...
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