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.
There have been emotional scenes as the mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was reunited with loved ones, after being rescued by police from the Brazilian hideout where she had been he
Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission has released new findings in the case of 43 students who disappeared two years ago.
CCTV footage from the Dollar General Store in Hernando, Florida, depicts the moment a man tried to kidnap a 13-year-girl in the shop on Tuesday, June
Mexican international footballer Alan Pulido has been freed following his abduction in the country at the weekend.
There is fresh hope for the relatives of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, after one of them was found.
The freed son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has returned to his family home in Lahore. Ali Haider Gilani was freed from Taliban captivity by
The kidnapped son of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has been rescued in Afghanistan following a joint operation by Afghan and
Three Spanish freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria last July have returned home on Sunday after being released. On Saturday it was
Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of Mexico City to demand the government implement the recommendations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
ISIL fighters said they had shot down a government warplane in Syria on Friday. They released footage of what they said was the burning wreckage of
Emotional parents have identified some of their daughters, kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok two years ago
They have become the most notorious victims of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and known as the Chibok girls. The group has made kidnapping a
Parent desperation for missing Chibok schoolgirls New proof of life of three girls UN reports on Boko Haram’s use of child bombers It is a
Approximately 250 Syrians are feared kidnapped following an alleged ISIL attack east of Damascus. The cement factory employees have been unreachable
Nigeria’s new president says the government is prepared to negotiate with the Islamist militant group Boko Haram “without preconditions” to secure
The parents of 43 college students who disappeared 15 months ago protested in Mexico City on Saturday (December 26) demanding to know what happened
After almost four decades, she was filled with hope that a missing granddaughter had finally been found. But Maria Isabel de Mariani, the founder of
The Foreign Ministry in Doha says it is working with Iraqi authorities to organise the release of twenty six of its citizens. Around a hundred
Hannibal Gadhafi, a son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi, has reportedly been freed after being kidnapped by an unknown Lebanese group. He