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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.

Branch manager of bank, accountant kidnapped in Bihar

The branch manager and an accountant of a nationalised bank have been kidnapped from Jamui district of Bihar, a police officer said on Tuesday.

Insurgents kill one, kidnap five in Balochistan

Suspected insurgents killed one employee and kidnapped five others in two separate incidents in the coastal region of Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province, police said on Tuesday.

Kidnapped minor boy rescued near Nepal border, abductor held

Four-year-old son of a businessman, who was allegedly kidnapped from suburban Kandivali last week, has been rescued near Indo-Nepal border and the former employee of the boy's father arrested, police said on Saturday.

Gunmen kidnap Libya deputy foreign minister

Gunmen kidnapped a Libyan deputy foreign minister from his hotel room on Sunday in the eastern city of Al-Baida where the recognised government is based, a ministry official said.

Abducted child rescued, two held

A five-year-old boy kidnapped from the city for ransom was on Thursday rescued by police and his abductors were arrested, police said.

Boko Haram kidnaps at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack

Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria on Sunday kidnapped at least 60 people in a new attack in northern Cameroon in which some people were killed, police said.

Happy Birthday Minissha Lamba!
Happy Birthday Minissha Lamba!

Bollywood's glam doll Minissha Lamba who has mesmerized B-town with her charm turns 30 today.

`Virtual kidnapping` scam on the rise in New York

 A new type of crime -- so-called "virtual kidnapping" -- is on the rise, with hundreds of cases in the past year, many among Hispanics, the FBI and New York police warned Tuesday.