Three people were killed and several others wounded in an apparent mutiny by soldiers at a base outside Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, military authorities reported Sunday.
CNN's Dan Rivers talks to passengers disembarking from the crippled Costa Allegra cruise ship about their experience.
A disabled Italian cruise ship, the Costa Allegra, reached port Thursday after several harrowing days at sea.
Passengers and crew are on their way to dry land after an engine room fire cripples their ship. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
The cruise ship Costa Allegra, disabled two days ago by an engine room fire, is due to arrive in the Seychelles Thursday, Costa Cruises said Wednesday.
A large French fishing ship began towing a disabled Italian cruise ship to port early Tuesday -- a day after a fire in its engine room left it adrift, the Seychelles Coast Guard said.
A cruise ship of the Costa Cruises line is adrift off the coast of the Seychelles after a fire in its engine room, the Italian coast guard said Monday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that his country has "been able to control" the U.S. drone that Iran claims it recently brought down, Venezuelan state TV reported.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran can control the U.S. drone brought down in its country. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
A U.S. Air Force drone crashed Tuesday in the African island nation of Seychelles, an Air Force spokesman said.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have never been the stay-at-home types. A traveler could plan a royal (and royally expensive) getaway just following in their footsteps. The couple has journeyed to some of the world's most luxurious spots. Here are five places to catch the flavor of a royal vacation.
A $5 million prize for excellence in African leadership was awarded to former Cape Verde President Pedro Verona Pires in London on Monday.
When you spend much of your life being chased by the paparazzi, rest and relaxation take on a whole new meaning.
The wife of a man killed by a shark during their honeymoon in the Seychelles islands paid tribute to him Wednesday, calling him a devoted husband and "best friend."
The widow of a man killed by a shark during their honeymoon pays tribute to her husband. ITN's Paul Davies reports.
Supermodel Kate Moss is no stranger to luxury -- so when the newly married Moss recently departed on her honeymoon, it was only fitting she did it in style: superyacht style.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with Prince Harry, support Queen Elizabeth's horse
Their first post-honeymoon public event will be a benefit for his foundation
Back from his honeymoon, but before meeting President Obama, the royal gets in a little play time
Duchess Kate will be on hand to watch the brothers compete for charity
The newlyweds spent 10 days in the Seychelles
Newlyweds Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have returned to the United Kingdom following a 10-day honeymoon to the Seychelles, according to a statement issued Saturday by Clarence House.
Buckingham Palace may be agonizingly tight-lipped about the juicy details of William and Kate's honeymoon, except that they're somewhere in the Seychelles. But not everyone's quite so discreet.
The couple's possible honeymoon hideaway includes an outdoor four-poster bed overlooking the Indian Ocean
They reportedly flew with a large amount of luggage via private jet and helicopter
The two fly off on a delayed vacation, only Palace sources will not say where
An advanced city submerged under sea; an ancient garden paradise bearing a tree of knowledge; an island of bird-women seductresses -- the stuff of pure fiction. Or perhaps not?
Pirates hijacked a cargo ship Monday in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Tuesday.
For the first time in more than a year, British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler were able to update their travel blog Monday with one simple word: "free."
After being held captive for more than a year, British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler were freed by pirates.
It has been just over one year since retired couple Paul and Rachel Chandler were snatched from their yacht by pirates while sailing from the Seychelles towards Tanzania.
ITV's Angus Walker talks to Paul Chandler who, along with his wife, are being held captive by pirates.
Eleven Somalis convicted of piracy-related crimes are heading to prison in the island nation of Seychelles, the archipelago's department of legal affairs said in a press release.
The European Union's naval force patrolling the waters off Somalia announced that a British-flagged ship was released Friday after a ransom drop was made to the pirate gang holding the merchant vessel.
A British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean last year said in a videotaped message they "desperately need" new British Prime Minister David Cameron to clarify whether he will work to secure their release.
A Taiwanese fishing vessel has been hijacked in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said in a news release.
A group of suspected pirates was captured Thursday after attacking a U.S. Navy frigate in the Indian Ocean, according to a statement released by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.
Pirates released a Thai-flagged fishing vessel Sunday after a ransom was paid, a European Union anti-piracy force said. It did not say how much money was handed over.
A British couple kidnapped by Somalian pirates in the Indian Ocean have issued another desperate plea, saying they are being badly treated and need urgent help.
A British couple held hostage by pirates for more than three months have told of brutal treatment at the hand of their captors who they say are perilously close to killing them.
Pirates released a Greek oil-tanker more than seven weeks after hijacking it off the coast of Somalia, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said Monday.
A Singapore-flagged container ship hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia was released Monday, according to the European Union Naval Force Somalia.
An oil tanker bound for the United States was hijacked off Somalia with a crew of 28 aboard, maritime authorities said.
A Spanish fishing boat repelled an attack by suspected pirates Sunday morning in the Indian Ocean off the African coast, Spain's ministry of defense said.
Sailors who've been hijacked often say they never saw the pirates coming.
A British couple kidnapped from their yacht in October by pirates pleaded for their life in a video broadcast on Britain's Channel 4 Friday, warning that their captors were running out of patience and could kill them if no ransom is paid.
Pirates off Somalia's coast have hijacked a chemical tanker with a North Korean crew, European naval forces reported.
Suspected Somali pirates hijacked a Greek-owned bulk carrier Wednesday with 22 crew members aboard, according to the European Union's Naval Force for Somalia.
Sailors who've been hijacked often say they never saw the pirates coming.
Somali pirates holding a British couple are asking for money and the release of fellow pirates. ITN's Agnus Walker reports.
Somali pirates demanded a $7 million ransom for a British couple kidnapped aboard their yacht last week, a British agency said Friday.
A British man and his wife were taken hostage by armed pirates who boarded their yacht, the man said in an interview released Thursday.
Naval forces from several countries were searching Tuesday for a British couple and their missing yacht, which may have been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Africa, military sources told CNN.
Pirates seized control of a cargo vessel near the Seychelles Thursday, one of two attacks that took place within minutes of each other off the coast of east Africa, according to the European Union Naval Force.
A Chinese ship with 146 people aboard was hijacked Monday in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force said.
A Belgian ship and its crew captured by Somali pirates two months ago have been released, the Belgium government said Sunday.
The French Navy said they seized 11 pirates Sunday after they apparently mistook a French military vessel for a commercial ship and made a run at it.
Pirates hijacked a British-owned bulk carrier Saturday in the Indian Ocean, but NATO forces stopped an attack on another vessel in the Gulf of Aden hours earlier, NATO maritime authorities said.
Somali pirates have released a Togo-flagged vessel that was seized last week, the World Food Programme said Monday.
Pirates captured a Belgian ship and said they were taking it to the coast of Somalia after the vessel was reported missing early Saturday, NATO and pirate sources told CNN.
A British-owned cargo ship on Monday became the latest vessel to be seized by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.
The Seychelles, the idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, is best known as an island paradise playground for celebrities, royalty and the ultra-wealthy. These days, it's better known for something else: bankruptcy.
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The crew of a Spanish fishing boat seized by pirates last week off the coast of Somalia has been freed, officials said Saturday, and the boat was being escorted to the Seychelles Islands.
Prince William has taken his girlfriend Kate Middleton off to a secluded island in the Indian Ocean for a private, romantic break.
U.S. Navy personnel cleared unexploded ordnance from a luxury cruise ship Monday, two days after pirates attacked the vessel off Africa, the U.S. military said.
The toll of dead and missing six months after the December 26 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami stands at 226,328, according to government figures given to the International Federation of Red Cross.
More than a fifth of the world's bird species are threatened with extinction, according to an annual survey published on Wednesday.
The world's wealthiest nations have offered to let nine countries hit by the Indian Ocean tsunamis halt repayments on billions of dollars of debt.
We received thousands of e-mails in the days after December's tsunamis from people seeking news of friends and relatives in areas affected by the disaster.
Relief officials are working to assess the death tolls from the December 26 tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people in more than 11 countries.
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