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Peru hostages rescued after 25 years
Peru hostages rescued after 25 years
A Peruvian military operation has secured the release of more than a dozen people who were kidnapped by the Shining Path rebel group up to 25 years...
Hypocritical West balks at hostage swaps
Hypocritical West balks at hostage swaps
Jordan's willingness to free a prisoner who helped kill dozens of civilians in return for the release by the Islamic State of a captured Jordanian...
Car chase, hostage drama as Charlie Hebdo suspects cornered
Car chase, hostage drama as Charlie Hebdo suspects cornered
The hostage drama was underway at a business in Dammartin-en-Goele, to the north-east of Paris, and came 48 hours into a massive manhunt for the...
Gunman takes hostages in Sydney, demands Isis flag
Gunman takes hostages in Sydney, demands Isis flag
A square in the heart of Sydney, Australia, was evacuated as hundreds of armed police surrounded the Lindt chocolate cafe, where a flag – black...
Sure beats a stock home invasion
Sure beats a stock home invasion
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New al-Qaeda video shows SA hostage Steve McGowan
New al-Qaeda video shows SA hostage Steve McGowan
The video – purportedly released by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to Mauritania's Agence Nouakchott Informations (ANI) news...
France battles Mali extremists as hostage crisis unfolds
France battles Mali extremists as hostage crisis unfolds
The group also called for an end to France's "crusade". Chad meanwhile announced it would be sending 2 000 soldiers to fight in...
Militants take US hostages in Algeria
Militants take US hostages in Algeria
"The best information that we have at this time is that US citizens are among the hostages," state department spokesperson Victoria Nuland...
Somalian al-Shabab claim French agent's 'fate' decided
Somalian al-Shabab claim French agent's 'fate' decided
They claim the agent is still alive despite Paris claims that he was killed in a botched rescue operation.
German gunman kills four people, self in hostage stand-off
German gunman kills four people, self in hostage stand-off
A heavily armed man whose girlfriend was being evicted from her apartment on Wednesday killed four people, including the new owner and a court...
A great escape: A kidnapped Filipino's story
A great escape: A kidnapped Filipino's story
As his kidnappers took him in a speeding boat toward a notorious militant stronghold in the south Philippines, Ivan Sarenas decided that he would...
French hostages in Niger killed in 'cold blood'
French hostages in Niger killed in 'cold blood'
Suspected al-Qaeda kidnappers killed two young French hostages in cold blood during a failed rescue operation in the deserts of Niger, France's...

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