Kidnappings

First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 5 reports

Prosecutor: Woman kidnapped baby to raise as own

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:MADISON, Wisconsin — In their closing statements, federal prosecutors say a Colorado woman faked a pregnancy, and then kidnapped her newborn nephew in Wisconsin in hopes ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 45 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Should Britain pay ransoms to save lives?

Is holding a British passport a "death certificate" if you fall into the hands of terrorist kidnappers? That is the view of Hans DyerNormally, the only glimpse we ever get of this difference in national policies is in the suspicious ease with which countries ... [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Rivers, 1 Of Most Policed States In Nigeria – Ogunsakin

— Jul 31, 2014 |Rivers State commissioner of police, Mr Tunde Johnson Ogunsakin, has said that with about 14,000 police officers and men, the state remains one of the most policed states in Nigeria, besides Lagos State.This is as he announced that the ... [Published Leadership - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Senator’s mother kidnapped for the second time

31-07-2014Suspected gunmen abducted Madam Florentina, the 90-year-old mother of Senator Emmanuel Paulker, from her home in Opolo-Epie, Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, the second time in four years.Residents are angry that this is happening despite ... [Published Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Thai general arrested for extortion

BANGKOK—A Thai army general has been arrested on suspicion of extortion in a notorious Bangkok red light district, officials said Thursday, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member of the military.Major-General Jenronnarong Detwan, 56, was arrested ... [Published Manila Standard Today - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

PH condemns kidnapping, rape of Filipina in Libya

The Philippine government reiterates its call for Filipinos in Libya to heed its mandatory evacuation order, with repatriation costs to be fully shouldered by the governmentSTRIFE. Black smoke billows from a fuel storage depot near the airport in Tripoli, ... [Published Rappler - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Man kidnaps boy to ‘groom’ him

The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a security watchman for kidnapping an eight-year-old boy in a move that comes straight out of a Bollywood flick, to teach him to take revenge on his behalfKamlesh Chauhan kidnapped the small boy with hopes of raising him ... [Published Afternoon Despatch & Courier - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Kidnapping, Security, Crime
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 5 reports

‘OMG ... I think I’m being kidnapped’ – murdered teen’s chilling last text message to boyfriend

TWO people have been arrested after a 14-year-old girl was found dead in a drainage ditch.April Millsap disappeared last week while walking her dog along Macomb Orchard Trail, 35 miles north-east of Detroit, and apparently sent a final, chilling text ... [Published Evening Express - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 21 reports

How Europe Nations Fund Half of al-Qaeda's Budget

(Newser)–Brit Edwin Dyer was kidnapped in 2009 by al-Qaeda in North Africa, along with a German and a Swiss couple. Like the US, Britain doesn’t pay ransoms and didn’t in this case—and Dyer was killed. But his fellow captives were released after their ... [Published Newser - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 15 reports

Murdered teen’s text to boyfriend: ‘OMG… I think I’m being kidnapped’

[embedded content]April Millsap (left) and sketch of suspectPolice in Armada, Mich., a rural tow 35 miles northeast of Detroit, are investigating the murder of a 14-year-old girl.The night victim April Millsap went missing, an ominous text message was ... [Published WGN-TV - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 23 reports

Chilling CCTV of Carlos Tevez's dad held at gunpoint as police vow to find kidnappers

Footage shows a white Volkswagen Passat stalk Segundo Tevez's black Dodge Journey before later turning with him held at gunpoint inside the vehicleThis is the chilling moment Carlos Tevez's dad was being held at gunpoint inside a car by kidnappers who ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 36 reports

Abigail Hernandez Faces Her Kidnapper in Court

xThe American teenager, Abigail Hernandez, who was held in a shipping container for 9 months, courageously faced her suspected kidnapper in court yesterday.The New Hampshire teenager who was kidnapped saw her attacker at a surprised arraignment hearing ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 30 2014]

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Porter also told ABC News that the investigative team is "aware of a number of text messages that were sent from April's phone."
The Times-Picayune: "I'm just glad that it's all over, as far as her going to the courts and dealing with the whole situation."
"Hamas goes to incredible lengths to carry out attacks against Israel. That is why the IDF will not rest in its mission to dismantle the organization’s terrorist infrastructure and keep the people of Israel safe" the spokesman concluded
...And as Vicki Huddleston, a former US state department official, tells the New York Times: "The Europeans have a lot to answer for… the danger of this is not just that it grows the terrorist movement, but that it makes all of our citizens more vulnerable."

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Kidnapping Ended Safely In Manhattan [Published WIBW - 28 mins ago]
Punching Wawa dad arrested; Pa. man shot over p... [Published PennLive.com - 33 mins ago]
Ukrainian communists demand kidnapped official'... [Published Morning Star Online - 34 mins ago]
Prosecutor: Woman kidnapped baby to raise as own [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 45 mins ago]
Convicted of Fat City child kidnapping and rape... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 1 hour ago]
Hamas Terror Cell Received Advanced Training in... [Published Cutting Edge News - 1 hour ago]
Filipino nurse in Libya kidnapped, raped -- DFA [Published Business World - 1 hour ago]
Teen texts 'I'm about to be abducted,' found dead [Published Live 5 WCSC - 1 hour ago]
Kidnapping Of Vi Ripken Remains A Mystery 2 Yea... [Published WJZ - 1 hour ago]
Political scientist: Statement of US embassy in... [Published Aysor.am - 1 hour ago]
Should Britain pay ransoms to save lives? [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
Filipina nurse abducted, gang-raped in Libya [Published Manila Times - 1 hour ago]
Mohammed and Abdullah Love Them Some Cold Cash [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
CLO, NUJ Express Concern Over Sea Piracy, Kidna... [Published Leadership - 2 hours ago]
Rivers, 1 Of Most Policed States In Nigeria – ... [Published Leadership - 2 hours ago]
Senator’s mother kidnapped for the second time [Published Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
'UK not deploying troops to rescue Chibok girls' [Published News24 - 2 hours ago]
Israel needs a few more days to finish blowing ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
Military Police Impersonators Abduct Citizen in... [Published Naharnet - 2 hours ago]
Friends Mark Dallas and Jason Malloy face sente... [Published Medway Messenger - 2 hours ago]
Sahelistan loot: Al Qaeda sucks $125 million in... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 2 hours ago]
Sheriff’s office recovers firearms [Published Sampson Independent - 2 hours ago]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: LRA Regional ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Trio charged with kidnapping, torturing prostit... [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
Kidnappers of Carlos Tevez's father asked for f... [Published Football Mail Online - 3 hours ago]
Thai general arrested for extortion [Published Manila Standard Today - 3 hours ago]
Kerry Arrives In India; Afghanistan Aid Surpass... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 3 hours ago]
Kerry Arrives In India; Afghanistan Aid Surpass... [Published Foreign Policy - 3 hours ago]
Six Philly Narcotics Cops Charged With Kidnappi... [Published Gawker - 3 hours ago]
Blackmailing case accused alleges custodial tor... [Published Kaumudi - 3 hours ago]
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Mohammed and Abdullah Love Them Some Cold Cash [Published Breitbart Feed - 1 hour ago]
In response to Terrorists are rolling in dough these days : Our Breitbart amigo, John Hayward posted as story about how terrorist are rolling in the dough these days.   While John is right, these clowns and their jihadist cause have had access to ...
Israel needs a few more days to finish blowing ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip “with or without a cease-fire,” as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory. ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: LRA Regional ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, South Sudan Overview Attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) still remain a threat in CAR and DRC. Since ...
Kerry Arrives In India; Afghanistan Aid Surpass... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 3 hours ago]
Kerry Arrives In India; Afghanistan Aid Surpass... [Published Foreign Policy - 3 hours ago]
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Audio/Video

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Child abducted, shot and killed after police chase [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 19 2014]
Nigeria kidnap meeting cancelled [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Nigerians keep up protests to demand action on ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 14 2014]
Released Indian nurses abducted in Iraq, return... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 05 2014]
The Tragedy of Collective Punishment [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
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Irregular migrants from the Horn of Africa with... [Published Europol Publications - Mar 02 2014]
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