Klaus Störtebeker: Infamous German pirate and ‘Robin Hood’ of the high seas
Germany

Klaus Störtebeker: Infamous German pirate and ‘Robin Hood’ of the high seas

The North and Baltic Seas may not be well known for pirates. Yet hundreds of years ago it was a different story. Few of its pirates were both as feared and revered as Klaus Störtebeker.

Crew of Swiss ship freed after kidnapping off Nigeria
Switzerland

Crew of Swiss ship freed after kidnapping off Nigeria

Nigeria vows to free sailors from Swiss pirate attack ship
Switzerland

Nigeria vows to free sailors from Swiss pirate attack ship

Pirates kidnap 12 on Swiss cargo ship off Nigeria
Switzerland

Pirates kidnap 12 on Swiss cargo ship off Nigeria

Seven firefighters injured in ‘Pirates of Batavia’ blaze
Germany

Seven firefighters injured in ‘Pirates of Batavia’ blaze

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia
Sweden

Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

Disgraced Austrian councillor to attend meetings with ankle monitor
Austria

Disgraced Austrian councillor to attend meetings with ankle monitor

Murder-suicide suspected as Berlin politician found dead
Germany

Murder-suicide suspected as Berlin politician found dead

German sailor shot dead by pirates in the Caribbean
Germany

German sailor shot dead by pirates in the Caribbean

My Berlin ‘safe haven’ after 977 days’ captivity
Germany

My Berlin ‘safe haven’ after 977 days’ captivity

Norway pirate film sold in 100 countries
Norway

Norway pirate film sold in 100 countries

Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain
Spain

Six Somali pirates jailed in Spain

German court jails Somali pirate for 12 years
Germany

German court jails Somali pirate for 12 years

Pirates of the Med: Plush yacht hijacked off France
France

Pirates of the Med: Plush yacht hijacked off France

Somali pirates on trial in France over hijacking
France

Somali pirates on trial in France over hijacking

Somali pirate suspects stand trial in Madrid
Spain

Somali pirate suspects stand trial in Madrid

Pirates crash protest drone at Merkel rally
Germany

Pirates crash protest drone at Merkel rally

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes
Germany

Spying scandal turns Pirates’ fortunes

Pirate Party declare election-year attack
Germany

Pirate Party declare election-year attack

Pirates release German tanker off West Africa
Germany

Pirates release German tanker off West Africa

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business
Germany

Merkel’s coalition partner back in business

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support
Germany

Merkel’s partners reach key five percent support

Pirates face 200 motions at party conference
Germany

Pirates face 200 motions at party conference

Pirate regrets ‘growing as fast as Nazis’ comment
Germany

Pirate regrets ‘growing as fast as Nazis’ comment

Greens not ruling out coalition with Pirates
Germany

Greens not ruling out coalition with Pirates

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles
Germany

Pirates say ‘Arrgh’ as support dwindles

Pirate leader says Twitter bitching divisive
Germany

Pirate leader says Twitter bitching divisive

Survey shows Pirates sailing full speed ahead
Germany

Survey shows Pirates sailing full speed ahead

Germany takes over EU anti-pirate mission
Germany

Germany takes over EU anti-pirate mission

Ships turn to private security to fight pirates
Germany

Ships turn to private security to fight pirates

Pirates allegedly shoot seaman on hijacked German ship
Germany

Pirates allegedly shoot seaman on hijacked German ship

Two sailors from hijacked German ship found in lifeboat
Germany

Two sailors from hijacked German ship found in lifeboat

Pirates who tried to capture MS Taipan to face justice this week
Germany

Pirates who tried to capture MS Taipan to face justice this week

Pirates hijack tanker with German captain
Germany

Pirates hijack tanker with German captain

German warship thwarts Somali pirates
Germany

German warship thwarts Somali pirates

US Marines rescue German ship from pirates
Germany

US Marines rescue German ship from pirates

Court agrees to German trial for Somali pirates
Germany

Court agrees to German trial for Somali pirates

Bundeswehr ship thwarts Somalian pirates
Germany

Bundeswehr ship thwarts Somalian pirates

Captured freighter captain may sue employers
Germany

Captured freighter captain may sue employers

Jung calls for army to tackle pirates
Germany

Jung calls for army to tackle pirates

German hostages taken to Somali mainland
Germany

German hostages taken to Somali mainland

Somali hijackers release German ship for ransom
Germany

Somali hijackers release German ship for ransom

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia
Germany

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia

SPD rejects amendment for military’s anti-piracy ops
Germany

SPD rejects amendment for military’s anti-piracy ops

Pirates hijack another German cargo ship
Germany

Pirates hijack another German cargo ship

Somali pirates keep German ship as elite force is withdrawn
Germany

Somali pirates keep German ship as elite force is withdrawn

Bureaucracy thwarts commando mission
Germany

Bureaucracy thwarts commando mission

Somali pirates capture another German ship
Germany

Somali pirates capture another German ship

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship
Germany

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship

Berlin hands pirates over to Kenya for trial
Germany

Berlin hands pirates over to Kenya for trial

Another German freight ship hijacked by Somalian pirates
Germany

Another German freight ship hijacked by Somalian pirates

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case
Germany

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case

German navy captures seven pirates
Germany

German navy captures seven pirates

Pirates free hijacked German tanker
Germany

Pirates free hijacked German tanker

German navy captures pirates off Somalia
Germany

German navy captures pirates off Somalia

Pirates demand $6 million for German liquid gas tanker
Germany

Pirates demand $6 million for German liquid gas tanker

Somali pirates seize German tanker
Germany

Somali pirates seize German tanker

German warship foils pirate attack on vessel
Germany

German warship foils pirate attack on vessel

Steinmeier tells ships worried about pirates to fly German flag
Germany

Steinmeier tells ships worried about pirates to fly German flag

Germany backs EU mission to fight pirates
Germany

Germany backs EU mission to fight pirates

Ship’s captain asks guests disembark to avoid pirates
Germany

Ship’s captain asks guests disembark to avoid pirates

German navy saves cruise ship from pirates
Germany

German navy saves cruise ship from pirates

Navy chopper fishes pirate victims out of sea
Germany

Navy chopper fishes pirate victims out of sea

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates
Germany

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

Steinmeier wants Germany to fight pirates
Germany

Steinmeier wants Germany to fight pirates

Jung says Somalian pirates should face trial in Germany
Germany

Jung says Somalian pirates should face trial in Germany

German cargo ship reportedly hijacked off Somali coast
Germany

German cargo ship reportedly hijacked off Somali coast

German couple kidnapped by pirates beg for medical help
Germany

German couple kidnapped by pirates beg for medical help

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Germany

Pirates free German freighter after 41 days

Pirates capture German-French family near Somalia
Germany

Pirates capture German-French family near Somalia

German Navy scares off Somali pirates
Germany

German Navy scares off Somali pirates

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Sweden

Swede caught in Somali pirate attack

Swedish navy arrests pirates off Somali coast
Sweden

Swedish navy arrests pirates off Somali coast

Arrested pirates to face trial in Kenya
Sweden

Arrested pirates to face trial in Kenya

Swedish ships take up arms to combat pirates
Sweden

Swedish ships take up arms to combat pirates

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Sweden

Swedish tanker hit by pirate attack

Kidnapped Spanish aid workers freed in Somalia
Spain

Kidnapped Spanish aid workers freed in Somalia

Spanish navy stymies Somali pirate plans
Spain

Spanish navy stymies Somali pirate plans

The Local’s top five politics stories of 2011
Germany

The Local’s top five politics stories of 2011

Somali pirates extradited to Germany
Germany

Somali pirates extradited to Germany

Dutch rescue German ship from pirates
Germany

Dutch rescue German ship from pirates

German military kills suspected pirate near Somalian coast
Germany

German military kills suspected pirate near Somalian coast

German ship freed by Somali pirates
Germany

German ship freed by Somali pirates

German shippers’ pirate problems persist
Germany

German shippers’ pirate problems persist

German cargo ship released by Somali pirates
Germany

German cargo ship released by Somali pirates