Nigeria`s abducted schoolgirls: One year in captivity

276 girls, aged from 12 to 17, are seized from the remote town of Chibok in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria.

Apr 12, 2015, 09:38 AM IST
Kayla Mueller's letter to family while in IS captivity: 'Will not give in no matter how long it takes'

Kayla Mueller's letter to family while in IS captivity: 'Will not give in no matter how long it takes'

US hostage Kayla Jean Mueller's letter written to her family in early 2014 during captivity was released by her family on Tuesday, shortly after the US confirmed ISIS claims that the aid worker was dead.

Feb 11, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Released US soldier Bergdahl in `good` condition: Officials

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.

Jun 01, 2014, 01:40 AM IST

Italy says aid worker freed after year of captivity in Syria

Italian aid worker Federico Motka has been freed after over a year of captivity in Syria, the foreign ministry announced in a statement today.

May 27, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Missing Nigerian schoolgirls start second month in captivity

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.

May 14, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

`Taliban`s Baradar working for Afghan peace in captivity’

Senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was instrumental in bringing the militant leadership to the negotiating table, according to a media report.

Jun 24, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Ukrainian reporter returns home after Syrian captivity

Ukraine`s foreign ministry said the 40-year old reporter arrived in the capital, Kiev, Sunday, and that her state of health was "satisfactory".

Mar 19, 2013, 17:50 PM IST

Indian held captive by ultras in Philippines back home

A Keralite who escaped from the captivity of an extremist group in the Philippines returned home , ending 14 months` of ordeal .

Aug 19, 2012, 20:33 PM IST

For Israel, 1 soldier = 1000 Palestinians

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.

Oct 18, 2011, 08:57 AM IST

Qaeda-held Frenchmen mark year in captivity

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.

Sep 16, 2011, 11:11 AM IST

5 Bangladeshis say Afghan captivity was `horrific`

Five Bangladeshis held by kidnappers
for seven months in Afghanistan returned home on Sunday, telling
tearful family members that their time in captivity was

Aug 07, 2011, 23:09 PM IST

Black buck in captivity: 5 AMU professors booked

An FIR has been registered against
five professors of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for
allegedly keeping a black buck in captivity at the varsity
campus in Aligarh, police said here on Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2011, 15:22 PM IST

Taliban mentor dies in captivity in Pakistan

Sultan Amir Tarar, who was kidnapped last March, has died of a heart attack.

Jan 24, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Jaycee Dugard: A year on

Jaycee Lee Dugard was allegedly held as a sex slave for 18 years.

Aug 26, 2010, 12:35 PM IST