Gunmen in Afghanistan halt buses, seize 30 passengers

Masked gunmen abducted 30 Shiite Muslim men who were travelling on a bus through central Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday.

Bihar businessman abducted in Varanasi

Varanasi: A Bihar-based businessman has allegedly been abducted from Lanka area in Varanasi, police said today.

Durgesh Seth, a native of Sasaram, Bihar is a jewellery merchant and often used to visit Varanasi for business purposes, they said.

India confident of rescuing abducted aid worker in Afghanistan

Abducted Indian aid worker Alexis Prem Kumar in Afghanistan is safe and India is confident of getting him rescued unharmed soon, according to a top Indian diplomat here.

Indian aid worker abducted from Herat province in Afghanistan: MEA

Days after the attack on Indian consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, an Indian aid worker was abducted by unknown gunmen from here on Monday evening, a report said.

24 more abducted Nigerian students free: Officials

A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free and 85 are still missing.

Minor girl abducted, raped by youth in Muzaffarnagar

A five-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth from her village Fahimpur, police said on Saturday.

Youth abducted by ex-girlfriend

A 25-year-old youth was allegedly abducted by his ex-girlfriend and her two friends after he refused to marry her in Chaman Sarai area here, police said.

Skeletons of two persons abducted by Maoists in Bengal recovered

Skeletons of two persons suspectedly abducted by Maoists two years ago were recovered by police from Masangidighi forest near here in West Midnapore district, a senior police officer said.

Madurai-based business man`s son abducted, released

A Madurai-based businessman`s son, who was recently kidnapped by an unidentified gang here, was on Sunday released after he reportedly assured them to give Rs ten lakh as ransom, police said.

Three police officers abducted, killed in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico`s western Michoacan state say they have found the bodies of three local police officers who had been abducted hours earlier.

One held for raping minor girl in MP

A man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a minor girl at a village here, police said on Monday.

Businessman`s son abducted and killed by friend in UP

A 23-year-old son of a businessman was abducted and killed allegedly by his friend and his aides in Kamlapur area, police said here.

Four UN peacekeepers abducted on Golan Heights

Four UN peacekeepers, all from the Philippines, were abducted on the Golan Heights Tuesday by an armed group believed to be the same one to have abducted 21 Filipino peacekeepers two months ago, the United Nations said.

Four Italian journalists abducted in Syria

Four Italian journalists have been abducted in northern Syria, Italy`s ANSA news agency reported.

Ex-Balochistan General abducted from Quetta in Pak

Unidentified men today kidnapped former Advocate General of Balochistan Salahuddin Mengal at gunpoint from the restive Quetta city of southwest Pakistan, police said.

Abducted Power Grid engineer released

The abducted engineer of Power Grid Corporation Limited has been released by his captors in Kumarikata area of Assam`s Baksa district, police said on Wednesday.

Abducted Bijnor share broker found in Ghaziabad

A 35-year-old share broker, allegedly kidnapped from Bijnor district, was found near Hindon river here.

Three abducted persons released by militants

Two timber merchants - one from Assam and the other from Tripura and their driver also from Tripura were kidnapped from Rajibnagar, about three km from Tripura border, by the gun toting NLFT ultras on November 25 last.

3 Hindu traders abducted in Pak`s Balochistan

The traders -- Denesh Kumar, Retesh Kumar and Ratan Kumar -- were kidnapped at a spot about 140 km from provincial capital Quetta.

College student abducted

The student had received a threat call around 20 days ago and the caller demanded Rs 20 lakh and threatened to kidnap him if the money was not paid.