Off the coast of Somalia and under the Caribbean Sea
Owen Bennett Jones presents stories from Frank Gardner off the coast of Somalia and Rebecca Morelle under the Atlantic.
A conference in London has been trying to get more international consensus on what to do about Somalia, a country with a minimally functioning government where the people have for decades been living impoverished, insecure lives. It’s something - but Somalis know all too well that stability is very elusive. The total collapse of societal norms has many manifestations – and Frank Gardner has been aboard a plane chasing some Somali pirates.
Under the deep blue sea
New explorers are building hi-tech submarines that can plunge down deeper than ever before. Our correspondent Rebecca Morelle has been riding one of the new inventions off the coast of the Bahamas.
(Image: A Somali pirate. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)