Five people have run out of the cafe at the centre of a siege in Sydney several hours after the incident began. Two women and three men were seen
Armed police mount a standoff against a gunman who takes dozens hostage in a possible Islamist terror attack
French former hostage Serge Lazarevic has arrived back on home soil – his nightmare over after three years of captivity in the hands of al Qaeda’s
The last French hostage to be held anywhere in the world has begun his journey home. Serge Lazarevic thanked the president of Niger for being an intermediary in arranging his freedom from al Qaeda.
A French hostage has been freed by North African Islamist militants who had abducted him in Mali three years ago. Serge Lazarevic was taken by
The sister of an American photojournalist held by Al Qaeda militants in Yemen says he has been killed in a failed rescue attempt. Thirty
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen have released a video purportedly showing a British-born US hostage, with the threat to kill him.
The first image of a Colombian general and two other hostages released by FARC has been shared by the Colombian government on social media.
Marxist rebels in Colombia released two hostages on Tuesday (November 25).
Soldiers Paulo César Rivera and Jonathan Andrés Díaz Franco were freed
Three women were held as slaves in London for more than 30 years, police say.
The trio – a 69-year-old Malaysian woman, a 57-year-old Irish woman
Against the backdrop of an unfolding hostage drama in Algeria, euronews spoke to Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general of NATO.