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?
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.
Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, according to residents of the town
A baby boy who was seen on video being abducted by a man in a park in the US state of Washington was saved thanks to his two young siblings screaming
Austria’s foreign ministry says nine foreign oil workers have been kidnapped by ISIL militants in Libya.
The workers, from Austria, the Czech
Police have stepped up their search for the French woman and her driver who were snatched while driving through Sanaa in Yemen on Tuesday. French
ISIL militants abduct at least 90 Assyrian Christians in dawn raids across north-eastern Syria, activists claim
Gunmen in South Sudan have abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from their school in Upper Nile State. According to the UN they were taken
Officials in Cameroon say up to 80 people, mostly women and children, have been kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram islamist militants from
Italy’s government has announced the release of two young aid workers taken hostage in northern Syria last summer. In a video released two weeks ago
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped at least 40 men and boys in a remote village in north-east Nigeria. People who fled from Malari in
Reports in Nigeria say militants from the Boko Haram group are suspected of carrying out another mass kidnapping of women and children in the
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 32 people and kidnapped dozens more in an attack in northern Nigeria. Local officials say the
Armed police have raided an apartment in Ghent, Belgium after a person was reportedly taken hostage. The incident saw special police units dispatched
Mexico says DNA tests indicate forty-three trainee teachers abducted by corrupt police 10 weeks ago were likely incinerated at a garbage dump by a
Al Qaeda militants in Yemen have released a video purportedly showing a British-born US hostage, with the threat to kill him.
FARC rebels released a Colombian general on Sunday leading to hopes that stalled peace talks in Cuba can be resumed.
The Marxist rebels captured
A supermarket chain in Turkey has, for the first time, started printing the faces of missing children on the millions of plastic grocery bags it
Al Qaeda’s north African arm (AQMI) has issued a video of two hostages they are holding.
Frenchman Serge Lazarevic, has been held in the Sahara
Poland’s Pontifical Mission Societies says a Polish Catholic Missionary has been kidnapped in the Central African Republic town of