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David Cameron hailed today's international conference on Somalia as a “turning point” in achieving greater security for the world.

Somalia to get millions in rebuilding aid

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UK seeks backing for Somalia action

Britain is pushing for a United Nations resolution that would help pull Somalia back from the grip of pirates and terrorists.

Italian ship fires on fishing boat off Indian coast

India's navy revealed today that an Italian cargo ship had fired at a fishing boat off the coast of southern India, killing two fishermen.

Pirates murder ship's officers off coast of Nigeria

Pirates have killed the captain and chief engineer of a cargo ship they attacked off the coast of Nigeria.

Somali captors move US hostage after raid

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Filesharing website FileSonic has disabled its sharing capabilities in the wake of the enforced closure of MegaUpload.

It’s game over for Kim Dotcom, the Mr Big of file-sharing

He is a convicted fraudster who made millions on the internet, changed his surname to Dotcom, tried to buy New Zealand’s most expensive mansion and drove around in a Rolls Royce with the number plate: “GOD”.

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The future of ailing music and film retailer HMV was looking more secure today after suppliers including Universal Music came to its rescue.

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Is life better when the biggest-ever (but not necessarily most accurate) encyclopaedia is out of the picture? On its day of blackout, Tim Walker searches for answers – even in books

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