Bulgarian UN contractors freed in Sudan

Six Bulgarian contractors for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) who were held for a week by Sudan rebels were freed on Sunday, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said.

Justin Bieber cleared off `flight pot smoking` charges

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been cleared off the charges of allegedly filling the Canada to New Jersey flight with cannabis smoke, following an investigation.

Kidnapped Tunisian embassy workers freed in Libya

A Tunisian diplomat and an embassy worker kidnapped earlier this year by unknown gunmen in Libya arrived at dawn on Monday at a Tunis airport after being freed on Sunday.

Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon: Official

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.

Indians freed after kidnapping in Hong Kong: Reports

Three Indians on a business trip to Hong Kong have been freed following an international operation after being held at gunpoint for three days by kidnappers, reports said Wednesday.

Indian sailors held by pirates freed

Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria`s oil-rich southern delta and held captive for more than a month have been released by the pirates.

11 Pakistani sailors freed in Mozambique

Eleven Pakistani sailors detained at a port in Mozambique for illegally docking their ship have been released after 21 days, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Iranian freed from US jail

An Iranian accused of violating sanctions against Tehran has been released after nearly three years in US custody, Press TV reported Saturday.

Locked by mother, mentally-challenged boy freed

According to neighbours, the house was locked for last five days and the child`s mother, Nasreen, went to Delhi with her husband.

Three Iranian border guards freed by Pak

The Iranian guards were arrested on charges of entering
Pakistan and killing a Pakistani national.

Myanmar says 651 convicts to be freed under pardon

The video, posted on YouTube and other sites, shows 4 men in camouflage Marine uniforms urinating on three corpses.

Kidnapped Pakistanis freed in Afghanistan: Police

The Pakistanis were freed unharmed, provincial police chief
Ghulam Sakhi Roghliwani said.

India`s oldest prisoner freed from jail

India`s oldest prisoner
Brij Bihari Pandey has been freed from a jail here at the age
of 108, having spent 24 years behind bars for committing
multiple murders.

Russian software tycoon`s son freed: Police

Police in Moscow say they have freed son of Russian software tycoon Yevgeny Kaspersky who was kidnapped Tuesday.

Freed JE`s mother worried for abducted Malkangiri collector

Parvati Majhi, mother of
junior engineer Pabitra Majhi on Thursday expressed relief at
the release of her son and urged the Maoists to free
Malkangiri district Collector R V Krishna without further

Freed Indian fishermen reach home

Sri Lankan Navy had detained 136 Indian fishermen early this week for straying into their waters.

If freed from jail, Lohan still shackled by order

Lindsay Lohan`s third act in jail figures to be a short one.

Russian air crew kidnapped in Darfur freed: Army

Three Russian helicopter crew
members have been freed a day after they were abducted.

Eight bonded labourers freed in Madhya Pradesh

Eight bonded labourers, including seven women, belonging to Chhattisgarh have been freed during a raid in Madhya Pradesh`s Morena town, police said Wednesday.

Navy rescues Coast Guards taken hostage by SL fishermen

Two sailors of Indian Coast
Guard were taken hostage by three Sri Lankan fishermen on
Wednesday night in the Bay of Bengal, prompting an operation
by Indian Navy which rescued them today after more than 36