Donors stump up $9.3 million to fund prosecution of Somali pirates

By Andy Rice 15 June 2010

The UN has announced that $9.3 million has been donated to a fund that will help poorer countries like Kenya and the Seycelles to prosecute Somali pirates. The EU, Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the US are among the contributors.  Read more: AP



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Joyfully to the breeze royal Odysseus spread his sail and with his rudder skillfully he steered." ~ Homer