IS kidnaps 230 civilians in central Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group has abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town hours after it captured it, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Islamic State kidnaps 40 Iraqis in Tikrit

The Islamic State (IS) group has kidnapped at least 40 Iraqi people from their homes in the central city of Tikrit in the province of Salahuddin in Iraq.

TSR man kidnaps policeman, later takes own life

A TRS man kidnapped a police sub-inspector and his driver from Colonel Chaumuhani, injured another TSR man and later took his own life, police sources said.