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Indian police kill man holding 20 women, children hostage

Friday, 31 January 2020

Police shot dead a man holding around 20 women and children hostage at his house in northern India ......

South African hostage in Syria returns home after three years

Friday, 03 January 2020

A South African freelance photojournalist kidnapped in Syria returned home on Friday after almost ......

Trump thanks Khan, Ghani for helping with hostages’ release

Thursday, 21 November 2019

US President Donald Trump has called Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghan President ......

White House welcomes release of Western hostages in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

The White House on Tuesday welcomed the release of an American and an Australian hostage in ......

Afghanistan announces delay in Taliban-for-hostages exchange

Saturday, 16 November 2019

The exchange of three senior Taliban prisoners for two foreign hostages announced by Afghan ......

Two hostages, Swiss gunman die after Zurich standoff

Friday, 31 May 2019

A 60-year-old Swiss man apparently killed two female hostages and himself when a three-hour standoff ......

Freed French hostages back home after Burkina Faso raid

Saturday, 11 May 2019

The two French hostages freed by Special Forces in Burkina Faso after being kidnapped in neighboring ......

Second Syrian Druze held hostage by ISIS dies

Thursday, 09 August 2018

A second hostage has died after being abducted by the ISIS extremist group in southern Syria last ......

At least 15 killed after gunmen stormed government building in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad when ......

Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage

Sunday, 15 April 2018

An Air China flight bound for Beijing was diverted to central China on Sunday after a passenger ......

French officer who swapped himself for hostage dies, hailed as hero

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The French policeman who swapped himself for a hostage held by a jihadist gunmen has died of his ......

Joshua Boyle, ex-Taliban hostage, faces 15 criminal charges in Canada

Wednesday, 03 January 2018

A Canadian man freed in 2017 nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan has been arrested ......

ANALYSIS: How Iran exploits dual nationals as hostages for income and arms

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

According to Reuters, the number of dual nationalities arrested in Iran has increased since the ......

Pakistan rescues North American family of five from Taliban

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Pakistani troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from &ldquo ......

Egyptian hostages in Libya released: Army

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

The Egyptian army, in coordination with the General Command of the Libyan army managed to release ......

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