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
A Polish cargo vessel crew, kidnapped last month off the Nigerian coast, have been freed. “Everything ended happily. The sailors are safe and sound
Three foreigners and a Filipino national have been kidnapped by gunmen from a popular Philippines resort on Samal island. A local army captain said
At least 17 Turkish workers have been abducted in Iraq. They were building a sports complex in the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City. Security officials
Turkish authorities are in contact with their counterparts in Iraq and are investigating who is behind the kidnapping of 18 construction workers in
The body of a kidnapped 17-year-old girl, held for a 1.2-million-euro ransom, has been found in eastern Germany. The girl, identified only
Militants from the self-titled group Islamic State have taken control of a strategic town in central Syria. Al-Qaryatain lies south-east of Homs. It
It is claimed hundreds of people have disappeared from a strategically-located town in central Syria after it was seized by militants. The UK-based
Twenty years after the Marc Dutroux child abductions and murders, are police and civic groups working closely enough, across EU countries, to keep children safe?
Spanish authorities call for discretion in the case of three journalists missing in Syria since mid-July.
Ten kidnapped staff from the Tunisian embassy in Libya’s capital Tripoli are said to be in a good condition. The Interior Minister of Libya’s
In the Libyan capital Tripoli 10 staff of the Tunisian embassy have been kidnapped after an armed group stormed the building according to the
One year on: Nigeria marches to remember the girls abducted by Boko Haram, as the president-elect vows to increase efforts to find them.
Campaigners calling for the rescue of over 200 girls abducted in Chibok, Nigeria, have held a prayer session in the capital Abuja to mark the one