"I don't expect sexual freedom to be a thing anytime soon. Especially not for women"
"When the ‘attack’ starts, we stay at home."
"I have no more neighbours. Most of the markets and traditional shops in Venice have closed."
"We attribute many things to tourism, but the truth is that incivility exists both among residents and foreigners."
"It is definitely a great business model - but what kind of student can afford this?"
"I strongly recommend that he use this sensitive position as a tool for gaining divine satisfaction and as a provision for the time he meets with God"
Iranian supreme leader
"In ancient Azerbaijan, when they were making bread, sometimes they had leftover dough. They found a good use for it, a tasty one"
Restaurant manager in Azerbaijan
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Prosecutors in Nantes have opened an investigation into murder, abduction and illegal confinement. Intensive searches are underway for the Troadec family who have disappeared from their bloodstained h
A former CIA officer convicted of involvement in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Italy has been released by authorities in Lisbon after winning a last minute reprieve from…
The ISIL affiliated group Abu Sayyaf has released footage which appears to show a German hostage being beheaded in the Philippines.
The husband of a Turkish woman kidnapped in Saudi Arabia 27 years ago has pleaded for her to give up her new life and return home.
For months, Turkish television viewers have been gripped by an extraordinary tale of international kidnapping; of a wife trapped between two "husbands", when choosing one would mean the death of the other.
Police in South Carolina say they have found a woman who is believed to have been kidnapped hours after her birth 18-years ago.
Campaigners from the “Bring Back Our Girls” group marched through the centre of Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja in a protest to mark the 1,000th day since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the
Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
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The grandson of the former Fiat boss Gianni Agnelli faces charges of faking a kidnapping in New York.
The Nigerian military says one of the Chibok schoolgirls who was abducted by Boko Haram militants two and a half years ago has been found with a ten-month-old…
Can giving in to kidnappers simply fuel their crimes, or is this a case where pragmatism and humanity need to rule over principals?
Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,
The parents of 21 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram have been reunited with their children after over two years of separation.
Twenty one schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than two years ago in northern Nigeria have been freed.
Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, reportedly alongside a Canadian national.
Mexico’s special prosecutor in the suspected massacre of 43 students in 2014 is now to examine the role of federal and state police.
A son of Mexico’s infamous drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was among a group of suspected criminals abducted in a top tourist resort.
In Mexico, around a dozen suspected members of the Sinaloa drug cartel have been kidnapped in the tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta.
Officials in the Afghanistan say there are looking for an Australian and an American who have been abducted by gunman in the city of Kabul.