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Somali pirates up ante
AFP Video - Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 10:00 EST
Canadian peacekeepers try to assist food shipments to Somalia even as piracy takes more daring turns, such as the hijacking of a massive supertanker Monday
MOGADISHU Pirates who seized a Saudi supertanker loaded with $100 million in crude anchored the ship within sight of impoverished Somali fishing villages Tuesday, while other bandits took control of an Iranian cargo ship the seventh vessel hijacked in 12 days.
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