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11 Nov 2010 07:49 GMT | Africa, Kenya
Kenyan authorities have ordered the release of nine pirates because they claim to lack the jurisdiction to try them.
But the issue over who can prosecute for crimes committed in international waters is adding to the piracy problem in the region.
The question now is what happens to those suspects and convicts in Kenyan cells.
Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the Kenyan city of Mombasa on the legal imbroglio.
Source: Al Jazeera
UN officials say pirates off the Somalia coast are outperforming the multimillion-dollar global effort to stop them.
Africa, Somalia, Yemen
Pirates claim to receive a record ranson of $9.5m for the release of Samho Dream, a South Korean oil supertanker.
Politics, Africa, US & Canada, India, Iraq
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US braces for Israeli prime minister's polarising challenge to Obama on Iran in controversial speech to Congress.
Politics, Middle East, US
Human rights activists say the Bulgarian government is not properly investigating a growing number of hate attacks.
Human Rights, War & Conflict, Europe
Defectors have turned to floating soap operas - even Hollywood movies - into the North to stir up 'regime change'.
Human Rights, Asia, North Korea
With modern communication technology failing to halt the disease's spread, traditional healers have stepped in to help.
Health, Africa, Guinea
Israeli PM speaks to US Congress about Iran's nuclear programme amid escalating tensions between traditional allies.
Politics, US, Israel, Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu
Security sources say troops have seized towns and villages along the way to Tikrit, capital of Salahuddin province.
War & Conflict, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
The System examines two cases where prosecutorial misconduct may have led to wrongful imprisonment.
Crime, Law, United States
The FIFA presidential candidate explains why he is challenging Sepp Blatter and how he plans to reform the organisation.
Sport, Middle East, FIFA
The music of the Algerian Sahara, known as Ahalil, is a key part of a way of life that has survived for centuries.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Music
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption