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Belgium Arrests Somali Pirate Using Fake Film Deal

Belgium has arrested a Somali pirate after luring him to the country with fake promises of making a documentary about his life. Prosecutors in Belgium said Monday they arrested Mohamed Abdi Hassan, also known as "Afweyne," at Brussels airport after he disembarked from a flight from Nairobi. They say he was arrested along with his accomplice Mohamed Aden Tiiceey. Instead of signing a film contract, the two were charged with hijacking the Belgium ship Pompei and kidnapping its crew ...

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