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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Despite meager resources, coast guard defend Somaliland from pirates

BERBERA — When you read about anti-piracy efforts off the coastline of Somalia, you imagine huge war-ships slicing through the waters, with terrified sea bandits scattering in their wake. But closer to shore, More...

A member of the Somaliland coast guard ties up a pirate's boat, at the headquarters in the port city of Berbera, Somaliland (AP Photo/Katharine Houreld)
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Somaliland’s top pirate catchers need boats

BULA HAR — Three boat engines lie disemboweled on the floor, and radios donated by Britain sit unused in boxes. Despite the shortcomings, this coast guard of mismatched uniforms and ramshackle boats is the most More...