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World - International
6/22/2012 5:00:47 PM
A recent report reveals a reduction in the number of hostages taken by Somali pirates, falling from 645 in 2010 to 555 in 2011

World - Region
5/29/2012 1:17:02 PM
The case of kidnapped Lebanese Shia may further inflame sectarian tensions as hopes for their return are currently dampened

World - Region
5/26/2012 12:09:32 PM
As Lebanon awaits the kidnapped hostages, Syrian activists say government troops shelled Houla in Homs province, killing at least 50 people including 13 children

World - Region
5/9/2012 1:36:22 PM
An Islamist group that abducted seven Algerian diplomats in Mali has warned Algiers that if it fails to meet its demands within 30 days, the hostages' lives will be in danger

Egypt - Politics
3/19/2012 11:47:50 AM
Armed Bedouin free hostages after 8 hours without securing release of jailed tribesman, according to security sources

Business - Economy
3/16/2012 6:13:27 PM
Disgruntled employees at ceramics giant release their 'hostages' after reaching a long-awaited agreement for better pay and conditions

World - Region
3/10/2012 2:49:45 PM
Nigerian security interrogate eight suspects over the killing of two European engineers amid a row between Italy and Britain over the incident

World - Region
3/8/2012 11:07:47 PM

World - Region
2/2/2012 10:10:12 AM
Six humanitarian aid workers are released in Yemen in exchange for tribesman as clashes continue between ruling regime and militants in the country's south

World - Region
1/25/2012 11:04:34 AM
US helicopters rescues an American and a Danish hostage from the hands of Somali pirates who kidnapped them from the town of Galkayo in the semi-autonomous Galmudug region in October

World - International
1/13/2012 4:24:57 PM
Somalia's Shabab militants capture Kenyan soldiers fighting against their insurgency, parade them Friday in Bardhere, southern Somalia

World - International
1/5/2012 6:52:11 PM
Captives had been abducted three months ago in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal ‎region

World - International
12/29/2011 11:35:26 AM
Chinese police kill seven in the restive Xinjiang region and free two hostages held by members of ethnic Uighur group which rejects centralised Beijing rule

World - International
11/14/2011 11:10:33 AM
France President Sarkozy thanks the Sultan of Oman for his country’s role in releasing three French aid workers held hostage in Yemen

World - Region
10/19/2011 6:21:43 PM
Housing Yemenis fleeing from fighting in the south in schools instead of empty stadiums and houses raises doubts as to the intentions of Yemen's unwanted government

World - Region
10/3/2011 10:33:22 AM
Armed militants bomb a police headquarter before taking hostage the police chief and mayor of Al-Baghdadi northwest of the Iraqi capital

World - Region
9/9/2011 2:16:07 PM
A Sudanese police spokesman says 13 police officers were killed and 30 wounded in clashes with an armed gang as they tried to rescue three hostages in the war-torn Darfur region

World - Region
4/16/2011 1:09:18 PM
Though a multimillion ransom was paid, some of the crew members of the Indian ship are still detained by Somali pirate

World - Region
2/20/2011 2:01:33 PM
An extremist group takes hostages in the Libyan city of Al-Baida amid unrest

World - International
1/10/2011 1:00:40 PM
France's minister of defence travels on Monday to Niger following the kidnapping and murder of two French nationals

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