"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Republic of the Congo
Twenty five children allegedly kidnapped to be trained as suicide bombers have been rescued by Afghan police as they were smuggled towards
A male model has been found murdered in the streets of Baghdad.
Karar Nushi, who was known for his flamboyant style and flowing blonde locks, was
82 Nigerian schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram three years ago in Chibok have been freed.
Boko Haram militants have released 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in the Nigerian town of Chibok more than three years ago.
A UN official is said to have been kidnapped in Colombia by dissident, former FARC rebels who have rejected the peace process.
A human rights group says the investigation into the disappearance of 43 student teachers in 2014 has failed to make significant progress for 16 months.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The world was struck with distraught in April 2014 when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram raided a school's dormitories at night in the northern town of Chibok and abducted 276 schoolgirls.
Former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran ten years ago while on an unauthorised mission for the CIA.
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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European Parliament Sakharov Prize winners Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar in The Global Conversation
The grandson of the former Fiat boss Gianni Agnelli faces charges of faking a kidnapping in New York.