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Agence France-Presse – Somali pirates free 26 Asian hostages after four years

Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country‚Äôs piracy scourge, negotiators said on Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, held hostage for the second longest by Somali pirates, were taken captive when their Omani-flagged vessel was seized …