Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 07:23
No ransom was paid for the release of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held under Taliban captivity for five years, the US has said, refuting all such reports in this regard.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 14:11
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl`s hometown abruptly cancelled plans for a welcome-home celebration, citing security concerns over the prospect of big crowds, both for and against the soldier.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 01:40
The American soldier released Saturday by the Taliban after nearly five years in captivity is in "good" condition and is undergoing medical treatment at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, officials said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 15:53
Italian aid worker Federico Motka has been freed after over a year of captivity in Syria, the foreign ministry announced in a statement today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 17:44
More than 200 schoolgirls on Wednesday began their second month as Boko Haram hostages, with Nigeria`s government indicating it was willing to talk to the militants to secure their release.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 23:18
A well-known Pakistani cardiologist was released on Sunday by his kidnappers in the restive south- western province of Balochistan after he spent 78 days in captivity.
Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 13:20
Senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was instrumental in bringing the militant leadership to the negotiating table, according to a media report.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 17:50
Ukraine`s foreign ministry said the 40-year old reporter arrived in the capital, Kiev, Sunday, and that her state of health was "satisfactory".
Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 20:33
A Keralite who escaped from the captivity of an extremist group in the Philippines returned home , ending 14 months` of ordeal .
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 08:57
Israel`s abducted soldier Gilad Shalit`s five year ordeal under captivity came to an end as his captors handed him over to Egyptian authorities.
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 11:11
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, whose country is also affected by the activities of the al Qaeda-affiliated group, said earlier this week he thought the hostages were still alive.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 23:09
Five Bangladeshis held by kidnappers
for seven months in Afghanistan returned home on Sunday, telling
tearful family members that their time in captivity was
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