Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan freed after 2 years

Two female Czech tourists kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been released and have returned to the Czech Republic, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Saturday.

Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds in northern Nigeria town: Residents

 Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, residents said on Tuesday.

Kidnapped Delhi boy returns home

The 11-year-old son of a central Delhi-based businessman, who was allegedly abducted from near his Patel Nagar residence on Saturday evening, was left near the same place by the kidnappers in the wee hours of Sunday.

Woman ASI suspended for not acting on kidnap complaint of nun

A 22-year-old nun escaped after she was allegedly kidnapped by men in an autorickhaw here and her bid to file a police complaint delayed on jurisdictional ground, following which a woman Assistant Sub-Inspector has been suspended, police said on Thursday.

Two minor girls kidnapped in Faridabad

An alleged case of kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl has come to light here, police said.

Policeman killed as gunmen abduct three Chinese in Nigeria

Gunmen abducted three Chinese workers after a shootout that left a police officer dead in central Nigeria, police said Saturday.

Three French citizens held for kidnapping Serbian girl

Three French citizens were arrested in Serbia on Friday after kidnapping a two-year-old girl in the capital Belgrade, prompting a movie-style police chase.

Dalit woman kidnapped, gang-raped in Haryana

A Dalit woman was allegedly kidnapped and then gangraped by six youths in Roopgarh village here, police said on Tuesday.

Stolen baby found in South Africa after 17 years

A baby stolen from her sleeping mother's arms shortly after birth has been found by the family through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later, South African police said on Friday.

US-led raids on IS targets after Christians seized: Monitor

A US-led coalition carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria on Thursday after the jihadists seized at least 220 Assyrian Christians there, a monitor said.

Tribes, militia urged to help free French, Yemeni abductees

Relatives of a Yemeni woman kidnapped with a French female development worker in Sanaa said Wednesday they had sought help from tribal leaders and Shiite militiamen to secure their release.

Kidnapped University student found burning in Karachi

The kidnapping of a university student and setting him on fire in Pakistan's biggest city has raised fears about militant groups changing their modus operandi to force stop the military operation against the terrorists.

Kidnap of Tanzanian albino child sparks call to enforce witch doctor ban

The abduction of an albino child in Tanzania sparked calls on Tuesday for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors to stop the killing of albinos whose body parts are prized in black magic.

Delhi: Man freed in kidnapping, rape case after girl denies charge

 A man has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old girl after she claimed that she willingly eloped with him to get married.

Gunmen in Central Africa Republic free kidnapped govt minister

Gunmen in Central African Republic have freed the minister for youth and sport who was kidnapped in January, the minister`s spokesman said on Wednesday.

Boko Haram kidnaps 20 people in Cameroon, executes 12

Suspected members of Boko Haram kidnapped 20 people from a bus in northern Cameroon, then executed 12 of them, a security source and resident said Monday.

Malala Yousafzai's father writes open letter to parents of Nigerian girls abducted by Boko Haram

Ziauddin, father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has written an open letter to the parents of the Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by terrorist group Boko Haram saying that Malala and he will not give up the battle. 

Parents of US aid worker kidnapped by IS militants hope she is alive

The parents of the female US aid worker kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) refused to believe that she has been killed in Jordanian airstrikes as claimed by her captors, media reported Saturday.

Man acquitted of charges of kidnapping, raping minor

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of charges of kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old girl after she turned hostile, saying she had lodged the complaint due to misunderstanding and under pressure from her parents.

After escaping Boko Haram, several Chibok schoolgirls return to school

Months after their horrific abduction by Boko Haram militants along with over 200 of their schoolmates in Chibok, several of the escaped girls have decided to defy the Islamist militants and return to school to complete their eduction.