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Malaysia deports conspiracy theorist wanted in France over abduction

Malaysia deports conspiracy theorist wanted in France over abduction

Malaysia on Sunday deported a leading figure in conspiracy circles who is wanted in France over the kidnapping of an eight-year-old girl, sources told AFP.

Slovakia denies involvement in ex-agent's Mali abduction

Slovakia denies involvement in ex-agent's Mali abduction

Slovak officials on Wednesday said they had no role in the Mali abduction of a former Slovak secret service agent who the government had sought to extradite two years ago.

Gunmen abduct six children from Cameroon school: teacher

Gunmen abduct six children from Cameroon school: teacher

Gunmen have abducted six children from a school in Bamenda, the capital of the northwestern, English-speaking Northwest region of Cameroon, a teacher there told AFP.

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl pleads for freedom

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl pleads for freedom

Leah Sharibu, 15, was among more than 100 schoolgirls abducted from their hostel in the town of Dapchi in the restive northeast on February 19.

Zimbabwe opposition says its supporters abducted in raids

Zimbabwe opposition says its supporters abducted in raids

Zimbabwe's main opposition said on Monday security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in national elections.

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said on Friday.

Abducted British-Pakistani activist freed in Lahore

Abducted British-Pakistani activist freed in Lahore

A British-Pakistani activist known for her criticism of Pakistan's military was briefly abducted late Tuesday by unknown men in the eastern city of Lahore, her family said, prompting fears she had been forcibly disappeared.

Former Libyan prime minister freed after abduction in Tripoli

Former Libyan prime minister freed after abduction in Tripoli

Former Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been released after being abducted during a visit to the capital, Tripoli, and held for nine days by an armed group, a relative said on Wednesday.

UK police arrest suspect in Italy model kidnap

UK police arrest suspect in Italy model kidnap

British police on Wednesday arrested the brother of a man accused of an extraordinary abduction of a young British model in Italy, following a request from the Italian authorities.

Son of Indian politician jailed for stalking after uproar

Son of Indian politician jailed for stalking after uproar

An Indian court on Thursday sent the son of a leading politician to police custody for harassing and trying to abduct a woman, in a case that has embarrassed the ruling party as it runs a campaign on women's safety.

Boko Haram militants issue video of kidnapped oil workers

Boko Haram militants issue video of kidnapped oil workers

Suspected Boko Haram members released a video on Saturday that shows three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team in northeastern Nigeria, one of whom asks the government to reduce the use of force against the jihadists.

Abducted priest seen alive as militants hold out in Philippines

Abducted priest seen alive as militants hold out in Philippines

A Roman Catholic priest abducted by Islamist militants who seized parts of a southern Philippine city has been seen alive, the military said Monday, as troops pressed on with their offensive.