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Accused captor of 13-year-old Wisconsin girl to face murder, kidnap charge

Accused captor of 13-year-old Wisconsin girl to face murder, kidnap charge

The man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl after murdering her parents is due in court on Monday to face charges, days after the teen ended her 88-day-ordeal ...

Argentine woman rescued in Bolivia 32 years after kidnapping

Argentine woman rescued in Bolivia 32 years after kidnapping

An Argentine woman kidnapped 32 years ago as a teenager has been found alive and well in Bolivia following a joint investigation between the two countries, Argentine police said Wednesday.

Three police killed in Burkina after foreigners kidnapped

Three police killed in Burkina after foreigners kidnapped

Three police officers were killed in a northern region of Burkina Faso where they were hunting for a trio of kidnapped mineworkers, a security official told AFP on Monday.

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan's north despite ceasefire

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan's north despite ceasefire

Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a government official said on Monday, a day after the government announced a ceasefire ...

Foreigners kidnapped and killed in Kabul in 'terrorist' incident

Foreigners kidnapped and killed in Kabul in 'terrorist' incident

An Afghan official on Friday described the kidnapping and killing of three foreigners in Kabul province as a terrorist incident, most probably carried out by Taliban militants.

Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq freed

Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq freed

Two women from the Philippines kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday have been freed, the Diyala province police chief said on Sunday.

Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan

Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan

Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped on Sunday, officials said.

Army rescues 1,130 Boko Haram hostages

Army rescues 1,130 Boko Haram hostages

Nigerian and Cameroonian soldiers have rescued 1,130 people who had been held captive by the Boko Haram Islamist terrorist group in north-eastern Nigeria, the Nigerian army said on Tuesday.

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnappers in Lebanon have released a Saudi Arabian man whose abduction was announced by Riyadh last week, Lebanon's National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Afghan Taliban says kidnapped US professor is seriously ill

Afghan Taliban says kidnapped US professor is seriously ill

The Afghan Taliban said on Monday that Kevin King, one of two professors from the American University of Afghanistan who were kidnapped at gunpoint in Kabul last year, is seriously ill and needs urgent medical attention.

Deputy governor of Afghan province kidnapped in Pakistan

Deputy governor of Afghan province kidnapped in Pakistan

Unidentified kidnappers bundled the deputy governor of Afghanistan's northwestern province of Kunar into a car in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and took him away, police sources said on Sunday.

South Africans who forced man into coffin convicted

South Africans who forced man into coffin convicted

The men said they had caught Victor Mlotshwa trespassing on their farm in possession of stolen copper cables.