Photo Gallery Africa's New Pirates

The scourge of African piracy is shifting from the East Coast to the West. Although the attacks are taking a major toll on the global shipping trade, world leaders continue to play for time in the hope that it will be resolved locally.
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Foto: TONY KARUMBA/ AFP
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Foto: DER SPIEGEL
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Foto: Farah Abdi Warsameh/ AP
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Foto: AP/ U.S. Navy
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Foto: FRED VLOO/ AFP
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Foto: Thomas Niedermueller/ Getty Images
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Foto: Soeren Stache/ dpa
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Foto: Armed Forces Of The Netherlands/ dpa