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Pirates 'demand money' for seized Spanish crew

Pirates who seized a Spanish fishing boat Sunday off the coast of Somalia have apparently demanded money for the release of the 26 crew members, Spanish state radio RNE said Monday. RNE phoned the ship several times Monday and, in one of the brief conversations, a man who is apparently a pirate said, in English, that the demand was for “money,” according to Ana Rosa Alonso, the master control room chief for RNE’s all-news channel 5 in Madrid. Full Story

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