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Nov 01, 2017
Seven-hour standoff in California school ends; 70-year-old teacher rescued, culprit arrested by SWAT teamA man who barged into his child's Southern California elementary school and allegedly held a 70-year-old teacher hostage for nearly seven hours was shot by police who forced their way into the classroom
Oct 23, 2017
British police end hostage situation at Nuneaton bowling alley, arrest gunman after five-hour stand-off; two captives freedBritish police arrested a gunman Sunday and freed two hostages after a near five-hour stand-off at a bowling alley.
Aug 25, 2017
Charleston man kills co-worker, takes another hostage before being shot by policeA fired dishwasher shot and killed a chef and held a person hostage for about three hours before he was shot by police at a crowded restaurant in Charleston.
Jul 22, 2017
Afghanistan police accuse Taliban of killing seven civilians, abducting 70 in KandaharArray
Jun 26, 2017
Al-Qaeda releases Swede held hostage for six years in Mali, says foreign ministryA Swede held hostage by Al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 has been freed to head home, and is doing well although he is "overwhelmed" by his release.
Jun 21, 2017
Philippines school stormed by over 300 pro-Islamic State militants; students held hostagePro-Islamic State militants stormed a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday and are holding several students hostage
Jun 15, 2017
Somalia bombing: At least 18 dead in Mogadishu, 20 others held hostage by Al-Shabaab militantsGunmen were holding at least 20 people hostage in a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
Jun 09, 2017
Man wielding knife holds employees hostages at Newcastle job centre in northeast England, negotiations on"It is believed the man responsible is known to the Job Centre and this is being treated as an isolated incident at this stage," police in Newcastle said.
Jun 05, 2017
Brighton siege: After rescuing woman, Australian officials probe a possible link to terrorismAustralian police on Monday shot a man dead who had taken a woman hostage in a Melbourne apartment and said they were investigating for possible terror links.
Jun 05, 2017
Brighton siege: Melbourne police shoots hostage-taker, woman rescued, three officers injured in operationA woman was held hostage on Monday in an apartment in the southeastern suburb of Melbourne in Australia, prompting police to launch a major operation to rescue her.