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.
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.
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.
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.
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.