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Egypt`s ambassador and his staff
have left Libya for security reasons after the kidnapping of
five of their colleagues, the foreign ministry said on Sunday.
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Mullah Mohammad Omar has admitted recently that some of Taliban`s area commanders were involved in the business of kidnapping for ransom, bringing bad name to the Taliban movement.
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Insecurity has increased in the minority Sikh community of Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan.
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Last year, 10 cases of kidnapping for ransom were reported to Pakistani police.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2012, 15:57
A law must be enacted to prevent kidnappings such as that of the Chhattisgarh Collector Alex Paul Menon by Maoists, Congress` Rashid Alvi said.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 24, 2011, 13:52
Pakistan`s minority Hindus protested
outside Balochistan provincial assembly in Quetta against increasing incidents of abduction.
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Kenya`s government has come under intense pressure at home to show it is beefing up defences along its frontier with Somalia.
Last Updated: Monday, July 04, 2011, 14:05
Abductions for ransom have become a lucrative business in Pakistan, said a leading daily.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010, 00:30
The gang was responsible for the kidnapping of
19 oil workers, including several foreigners.
Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2010, 21:17
Two Chinese engineers and four Afghans have been kidnapped by gunmen in northwestern Afghanistan, an official said on Monday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 10:59
A senior al Qaeda official has called on the Taliban to wage a campaign of kidnapping foreign civilians in Afghanistan in order to force US-led forces to negotiate prisoner exchanges, Australian media reported.
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