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Suspected Pirates Seize Italian Fishing Boat Seized Near Libya

A Sicilian fishing boat with seven people on board was seized overnight in an apparent act of piracy 40 miles from the coast of Libya, a trade association said on Friday. Libyan government launches have stopped such boats in the past, sometimes as they investigated disputes over fishing territories. But there have been no reports of pirate attacks. The stretch of sea has grown increasingly chaotic in recent years as hundreds of thousands of people have risked the dangerous journey to...

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