Monday 08 August 2016 08:25 CET
Australian and American professors kidnapped in Afghanistan
An Australian academic and an American professor were kidnapped by unknown armed men in Kabul, Afghan officials said Monday.
Wednesday 01 June 2016 17:44 CET
Nigerian army rescues 157 people kidnapped by Boko Haram
Soldiers have rescued 157 adults and children kidnapped by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, an army spokesman said on Wednesday.
Friday 13 May 2016 04:05 CET
"I just wanted a way out," Boko Haram "wife" recalls
Thousands of women kidnapped by Boko Haram are being used as sex slaves, servants or suicide bombers. One of them recalls her life of pain and fear in the clutches of the terrorist group.
Saturday 07 May 2016 23:42 CET
Three Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria set free
Three Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria last year were set free Saturday after 10 months in captivity.
Friday 29 April 2016 04:01 CET
Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan
A 60-year-old Australian aid worker was reported Friday to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan by a group of armed men.
Tuesday 26 April 2016 10:19 CET
Serbian national kidnapped in Libya
A Serbian national was kidnapped in Libya over the weekend, the Foreign Ministry in Belgrade confirmed Tuesday, two months after two Serbs were killed while being held hostage.
Sunday 08 November 2015 17:49 CET
Two members of Serbian embassy staff kidnapped in Libya
Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has been in touch with his Libyan counterpart and more information is expected soon.