Hostage

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Name: Hostage
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 46 reports

UPDATE 1-Joyful homecoming for 4 French journalists after Syria captivity

* Four journalists greeted by Hollande, families at airbase* Ex-hostages call it "immense relief" to be back* Syria most dangerous zone for reporters (Adds foreign minister quotes)By Sunaina KarkareyVILLACOUBLAY AIRBASE, France, April 20 (Reuters) - Four ... [Published Reuters - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Riots break out in Larkana jail against police misbehaviour

LARKANA: Prisoners at the Larkana central prison on Saturday night took 16 jail officials hostage, and over 700 prisoners refused to go back to their cells.When the deputy commissioner and other officials, along with 25 staffers, went to the prisoners ... [Published The News International - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Why Presidency may not name B’Haram’s sponsors

By Stella Omona, Hassan Zagi ( Abuja ) and Ekene Okoro ( Lagos )President Goodluck JonathaAs Boko Haram continues  to kill hundreds of people in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states and Abuja in several attacks, the need for the Presidency to name their sponsors  ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Documents detail another delayed GM recallUpdated: Saturday, April 19 2014 2:02 PM EDT 2014-04-19 18:02:17 GMTGovernment documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands ... [Published KXNet.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 26 reports

US ‘squandering prestige’ over Iran visa

The Obama administration is “squandering its prestige” over the refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s chosen ambassador to the United Nations, a political commentator in Atlanta says. “I think most Americans with some sense of diplomacy are looking at all ... [Published Press tv - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Greenwich PD: 'Hostage' Incident Is Deemed a Hoax

Greenwich Police say the reported hostage situation that closed down a portion of an upper Round Hill Road neighborhood for several hours this week was a hoax.Police are investigating whether it was part of a national trend called "swatting," in which ... [Published Greenwich Patch - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 4 reports

Kidnapped journalist 'really happy to walk freely'

One of the French journalists who was held hostage in Syria said he is "really happy" to be free.Speaking from Turkey Didier Francois said: "We are very happy to be free. We thank the Turkish authorities because they really help us."It's very nice to ... [Published itv.com - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Kidnapping, Hostage, Turkey
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 7 reports

Barricaded suspect surrenders after 12-hour standoff

WHITTIER — A 12 1/2 hour armed standoff ended peacefully here early Friday, with a female hostage appearing mostly unharmed after the ordeal and the man who been holding her giving himself up, police said.“The suspect has surrendered peacefully,” Whittier ... [Published Wave Newspapers - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

Hostage hoax could be case of 'swatting'

Heavily-armed Greenwich Police prepared for the worst Thursday night outside a darkened home in the farthest reaches of the backcountry. Round Hill Road was blocked for hours. Emergency radio went to private channels. SWAT teams rumbled into the rural, ... [Published News-Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Police link Upper Allen robbery to drug cartel

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -An incident where a truck trailer was stolen from a Mechanicsburg-area distribution facility while a security guard was held hostage at gunpoint has been linked to a Mexican drug cartel, Upper Allen Township said Friday.Police ... [Published ABC 27 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

French troops free Mali aid workers

PARIS — French special forces backed by helicopters led a predawn operation Thursday and freed five humanitarian aid workers who had been held captive by a ‘‘terrorist group’’ — killing about 10 of the alleged militants, officials said.The French forces ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Michigan Police Take On ‘Disgruntled Veteran’ In Hostage Drill

Michigan police trained to shoot and kill a disgruntled military veteran at the state’s Fed?eral Correctional Institution this week as part of a multi-agency ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]

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"Security forces have cordoned off the area in preparation for a large-scale operation to free the hostages and kill the militants who are believed to wear explosive belts" the official said
"The provisions of this policy will be effective on investigations conducted or misconduct/irregularities noticed on the part of any agency in all contracts awarded on or after the date of implementation of this policy and in the contracts under execution or contracts not yet closed, on the date of the implementation of this policy" the company said
"The hostage takers are terrorists; the hostages were treated very harshly" he said, adding that they were kept underground for their entire captivity
"France is proud that these compatriots serve the freedom of the press and France is proud to have been able to secure their liberty" he said

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UPDATE 1-Joyful homecoming for 4 French journal... [Published Reuters - 3 hours ago]
Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
DeWayne Wickham: End standoff with Cuba [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 4 hours ago]
Saudi princess reveals horror of being held cap... [Published TruthDive - 4 hours ago]
Gunmen attack college, hold hostages [Published Kuwait News Agency - 4 hours ago]
French journalists return home [Published Eye Witness News - 4 hours ago]
Freed journalists back on French soil [Published The Local France - 4 hours ago]
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Something good out of... [Published NWI Times - 4 hours ago]
Freed French journalists arrive home after Syri... [Published France24 - 4 hours ago]
French journalists arrive home after Syria host... [Published Malay Mail - 5 hours ago]
French journalists held in Syria for a year ret... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 5 hours ago]
French journalists home after hostage ordeal [Published RTE Online - 5 hours ago]
Visit historic homes, landmarks up close and pe... [Published Frederick News-Post - 5 hours ago]
Chief negotiator calls for release of all kidna... [Published Philippine Star - 5 hours ago]
Syria: Freed French journalists head home [Published EuroNews - 5 hours ago]
Militants kidnap 3 family members of slain ANP ... [Published The Express Tribune - 5 hours ago]
Attacks in Myanmar threaten US ties [Published Journal-Gazette - 5 hours ago]
Freed French journalists return home [Published MSN New Zealand - 6 hours ago]
French journalists freed after being held hosta... [Published 3 News - 6 hours ago]
French journalists arrive home after Syria host... [Published Yahoo! News - 6 hours ago]
AFP - Syria-conflict-kidnap-France-media-arrive [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
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Terry Allen: Will Flight 370 resurface? [Published Modesto Bee - 7 hours ago]
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French hostages home from Syria [Published BBC - 7 hours ago]
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4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published TIME.com - 19 hours ago]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The China Blog - 19 hours ago]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
4 French Journalists Held Hostage in Syria Freed [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - 19 hours ago]
(PARIS) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world’s deadliest conflict for the media. More Facebook Removes Jihadist ...
Lebanese shepherds kidnapped by Israeli terrorists [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 20 hours ago]
The other day, Israeli terrorist soldiers kidnapped YET AGAIN, Lebanese shepherds (five in total and two remain as hostages).  Of all the Western correspondents in Beirut, not one of them wrote about the story.  Imagine if those were Israeli civilians ...
Iran Says U.S. Attitude to Choice of U.N. Envoy... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 22 hours ago]
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran on Wednesday dismissed as “unacceptable” U.S. government reservations about Tehran’s choice of Hamid Abutalebi as its new U.N. ambassador, the official IRNA news agency reported. Some members of the U.S. Congress have expressed ...
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Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 21 hours ago]
French journalists free [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 19 2014]
Iran criticizes US for denying visa to proposed... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 12 2014]
Camp Crisis [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 14 2014]
Kiev protesters appear to take riot police hostage [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 21 2014]
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