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Jharkhand coal mine collapse: Workers hold ECL manager hostage

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Belgian police say Brussels hostage-taking over, no one injured

Belgian police said they detained a man who held about 15 people hostage in a supermarket on Tuesday evening in the Brussels suburb of Forest, adding that nobody was harmed.

Russian forces dispatched to Moscow bank hostage-taking

Moscow police said they were able to negotiate the release of two of the hostages, both employees of the bank, shortly after 1700 GMT, but did not reveal how they were freed.

Armed squatter causes hostage situation outside US airport

Police have rescued two people from a hostage situation in US city of New Jersey, at a warehouse near the Newark International Airport.
 

Normandy church attack: French priest, two hostage takers killed; Islamic State claims responsibility

Normandy church attack: French priest, two hostage takers killed; Islamic State claims responsibility

A priest and two armed men were killed and a person was injured in a hostage-taking incident in a church in France's Normandy region on Tuesday, President Francois Hollande said.

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.

Dhaka attack: 19-year-old Indian girl among 20 hostages killed, PM Modi phones Sheikh Hasina

Bangladeshi security forces this morning ended the 12-hour long siege at the Holey Artisan Bakery in the high-security Gulshan diplomatic zone, killing six terrorists and capturing one alive.

Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so far

Bangladesh hostage siege: What we know so far

Gunmen burst into a restaurant in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka around 9:20 pm on Friday night, as people were eating dinner.
 

Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone, dozens held hostage

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Islamic State confirms death of 'Jihadi John'

Islamic State confirms death of 'Jihadi John'

Emwazi was described in Islamic State`s Dabiq magazine by his nickname "Abu Muharib al-Muhajir".

20 Indians among hostages held in Mali: MEA

According to reports, unknown gunmen have held around 170 hostage at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the centre of Mali's capital, Bamako.

Good news for India! All 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by ISIS alive, says Sushma Swaraj

Good news for India! All 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by ISIS alive, says Sushma Swaraj

All the 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by Islamic State militants for more than a year are "alive", external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj told the families of the victims on Friday.

Al Qaeda deploy in Yemen's Aden, British hostage freed

Al Qaeda militants took control of a western district of Yemen`s main port city of Aden on Saturday night, residents said, in another sign that the group is drawing strength from five months of civil war.

South African killed in Mali hotel siege: Foreign Ministry

A South African was among the 12 people killed in a hostage siege at a hotel in central Mali that ended early Saturday when government troops stormed the building, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Four hostages freed from Mali hotel, 13 people dead

Mali's Defense Ministry adviser says that four hostages have been freed from a hotel in central Mali after a standoff with Islamic extremists that left 13 people dead.

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Hostages help capture Kasim Khan, terrorist from Pakistan

The civilians taken hostage by the Pakistani terrorist Kasim Khan were the ones who helped capture him.

Terrorist arrested in J&K's Udhampur is from Pakistan

A terrorist from Pakistan was caught alive in Jammu's Udhampur area while one got killed by BSF during the encounter.

Nigerian Army says has freed nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages

Nigerian Army says has freed nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages

The Nigerian army has freed 178 people being held hostage by Boko Haram including more than 100 children, it said late Sunday, following a series of deadly attacks by the jihadists in the country`s restive northeast.