A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC.

Filipino sailor Arnel Balbero said they were also only given small amounts of water and felt like “the walking dead” by the end of their ordeal.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Somali pirates' hostages 'ate rats' to survive

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The ministry has said a budget shortfall of €60million could lead to crowded reception centres closing within a matter of weeks.

If the closures go ahead, the migrants will be let loose and may be compelled to seek refuge in wealthier countries in northern Europe, including Britain.

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Hundreds of African asylum seekers have flooded Mexican border cities with the U.S. in an effort to get to California and Texas to obtain U.S. asylum — many of the unvetted migrants are from the terror hotbed of Somalia. Rather than having to hide along the way, the African migrants have been getting a special permit from Mexico that gives them a free pass to the U.S. border.

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Time For Truth: (Breitbart) – Mexico Helping Unvetted African Migrants to U.S. Border, Many From Al-Shabaab Terror Hotbed

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An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia, the navy said on Monday, exposing a possible violation of a U.N. Security Council arms embargo.

The United Nations has a decades-long arms embargo in place against Somalia, which has been mired in conflict since civil war broke out in 1991.

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