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World - Africa
11/2/2021 5:22:40 PM
Gunmen in Nigeria's capital abducted six people from the staff quarters of a university, officials said Tuesday. It was the first attack of its kind in Abuja since a wave of school kidnappings began in the country more than a year ago.

World - International
10/18/2021 10:59:29 AM
​U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted over the weekend by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion.

World - International
10/17/2021 12:11:04 PM
About 15 American missionaries and family members were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang outside the Haitian capital, a local security source told AFP.

Egypt - Courts & Law
9/9/2021 10:53:16 PM
The girl was tricked by the dismissed judge and two of his friends to travel to the North Coast, where she was raped by two defendants at the private villa owned by the third

World - Africa
9/1/2021 10:14:33 PM
A large group of gunmen invaded the secondary school in Kaya in the Maradun region of Zamfara State late Wednesday morning, abducting the 73 students, the state police said in a statement

World - Africa
6/18/2021 7:15:12 PM
Troops in pursuit clashed early on Friday with the gunmen who had split into two groups on the run, the army said in a statement

World - Africa
6/6/2021 11:10:35 AM
Northwest Nigeria's Kebbi state has struggled with decades-long communal clashes over resources but more recently some groups have become more violent, looting, killing and kidnapping for ransom

Egypt - Politics
5/24/2021 10:31:38 PM
The court acquitted the owner of the hotel where the crime took place.

World - International
4/17/2021 6:22:43 PM
An Italian judge ordered that Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing League party, must stand trial on charges of kidnapping over his decision to prevent more than 100 migrants from landing in the country in 2019

Egypt - Politics
4/13/2021 10:35:50 PM
Prosecution also found that the defendant published a booklet claiming that he has an academic degree which he in fact did not hold

World - Africa
3/2/2021 6:05:29 PM
Nigeria has seen several such attacks and kidnappings in recent years, the most notorious in 2014, when 276 girls were abducted by the jihadist rebels of Boko Haram in Borno state

World - Africa
2/27/2021 3:14:52 PM
Kidnappings for ransom by armed groups, many of whom carry guns and ride motorcycles, are common across many northern Nigerian states

World - Africa
2/26/2021 1:38:22 PM
Heavily-armed criminal gangs in northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years, kidnapping for ransom, raping and pillaging

World - Region
1/24/2021 12:07:12 PM
Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the captured crew

World - Africa
12/15/2020 9:09:08 AM

World - Africa
11/22/2020 9:48:37 PM
Northwest Nigeria is a hotbed of criminal gangs who raid villages, stealing cattle, kidnapping for ransom and burning homes after looting food supplies

World - International
11/16/2020 7:50:14 PM
Haji Najibullah faces charges including kidnapping, hostage taking, conspiracy, and using a machine gun to further violent crimes. Each count carries a maximum sentence of life in prison

World - International
10/19/2020 7:07:45 PM
Militant group the Arakan Army (AA) has for nearly two years been locked in battle against the military, fighting for more autonomy for the state's ethnic Rakhine population

World - Region
9/19/2020 10:00:00 AM

World - Region
7/24/2020 11:56:20 AM

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