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World - Africa
11/27/2022 10:24:05 AM
Allies of Ethiopia's federal military are looting property and carrying out mass detentions in Tigray, according to eyewitnesses and aid workers.

War in Ukraine - Military
10/1/2022 12:40:20 PM

World - Africa
9/18/2022 2:47:22 PM
Five priests, a nun and two churchgoers were kidnapped by attackers who set fire to a church in western Cameroon, the Catholic Church said Sunday, the latest violence in an area hit by bloody conflict between anglophone separatists and the state.

Egypt - Defence
9/7/2022 11:02:59 PM
The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on Wednesday that it has killed ISIS terrorist Al-Mahdi Dangou, the mastermind behind the kidnapping and beheading of 20 Egyptian Christians and a Ghanaian Christian in Sirte in 2015.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/11/2022 11:07:24 PM
Two Egyptian students kidnapped in South Africa were released on Friday evening after nearly a month in captivity, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement today.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/12/2022 11:15:39 AM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia on Saturday of kidnapping the mayor of a city, calling it "a new stage of terror.'' Russian forces expanded their offensive in Ukraine, hitting new areas in the country's west.

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

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