Odisha hostage crisis: Maoists free one Italian

Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda handed over Claudio Colangelo to a selected group of media persons somewhere in the district of Kandhamal.

Italian hostages: Negotiator doubts govt

A day after the Maoists named
three negotiators to talk to the Odisha government on the
Italian hostage crisis, one of them showed reluctance to join
the process today.

Hostage crisis: Maoists name 3 persons for talks

Maoists named Narayan Sanyal, Politburo member of CPI (Maoist), civil rights activists Dandapani Mohanty and Biswapriya Kanungo as their negotiators.

British, Italian hostages killed in Nigeria

Two Europeans held hostage in Nigeria by kidnappers claiming ties to al-Qaida were killed before rescuers could free them.