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Somali pirates free Greek ship: maritime official

Somali pirates have released a Greek freighter, the MV Capt Stephanos, which they hijacked in September, a regional maritime organisation said on Tuesday. A surge in attacks at sea this year in the busy Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean off Somalia has pushed up insurance costs, brought the gangs tens of millions of dollars in ransoms, and prompted foreign warships to rush to the area. (Full Story)

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