Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 22:40
UN special envoy for global education Gordon Brown on Wednesday unveiled a project to improve security in Nigerian schools to prevent a repeat of the mass kidnap of more than 200 girls by Islamist militants.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 18:11
Bangladesh`s military has sacked three senior officers from a controversial elite unit over claims they abducted and killed seven people outside Dhaka, an official said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 19:07
Adding to the horror is the tone and tenor of the militant Abubakar Shekau who is also seen laughing in the video while saying that the girls would be sold in a human market.
Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:55
Boko Haram on Monday claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria that has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as "slaves".
Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 08:16
The United States said it had offered Nigeria help in its search for around 200 girls abducted by Islamist militants from a school in the northeast of the country.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 15:28
Scores of girls and young women kidnapped from a school in Nigeria are being forced to marry their Islamic extremist abductors, a civic organisation has reported.
Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 07:59
Unidentified men kidnapped two Chinese engineers working at an oil field belonging to Sudanese companies in the country`s West Kordofan state Friday, Chinese embassy sources said here Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 15:18
The abducted son of a JD-U leader was killed in Bihar`s Nawada district and four people have been arrested, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:19
The Nigerian military has admitted that most of the 129 girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists from their school in the restive northeastern state of Borno were still missing, the defence spokesman said in a statement.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 12:47
A Telecom professional from Kolkata who was abducted by militants in November 2013 has been finally freed in Mizoram, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 12:58
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has made an appeal to the abductors to release a kidnapped government official on "humanitarian ground".
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 13:37
So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women`s dumping ground."
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