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Pirates hijack ship off Somalia

Pirates have seized a cargo ship off the coast of Somalia, local officials have confirmed. They said the Maltese-registered ship, Pagania, was attacked late on Wednesday as it sailed from South Africa to Europe with a cargo of iron ore. The hijackers are reportedly demanding a $700,000 (£394,000) ransom for the release of the ship and its crew, all believed to be Ukrainian. Full Story

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