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Jesuit priest Prem Kumar contradicts govt story: Did India pay Taliban for his release?

Mar 05, 2015

Jesuit priest Prem Kumar contradicts govt story: Did India pay Taliban for his release?

The family of Jesuit priest Father Alexis Prem Kumarhas indicated that the government of India paid ransom money to his captors which eventually led to the release, a charge that the government has denied. #ToTheContrary #Taliban #ransom #hostages #Hostage taking #Jesuit priest #Father Alexis Premkumar #Jesuit priest paid #Ransom to Taliban
'Jihadi John' identified as Mohammed Emwazi, was known to British intel for 5 years

Feb 27, 2015

'Jihadi John' identified as Mohammed Emwazi, was known to British intel for 5 years

The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. #NewsTracker #Britain #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria #Jihadi John #Western hostages #ISIS beheading videos
New Zealand to send troops to Iraq to train local forces

Feb 24, 2015

New Zealand to send troops to Iraq to train local forces

New Zealand will send a small number of troops to Iraq to help train local forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister John Key announced Tuesday. #NewsTracker #Iraq #New Zealand #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic State of Iraq and Syria #Islamic State group #Islamic State hostage crisis
Family of 26-year-old held hostage by Islamic State hopeful she's still alive

Feb 08, 2015

Family of 26-year-old held hostage by Islamic State hopeful she's still alive

The parents of a 26-year-old American who Islamic State extremists say was killed in an airstrike were still hopeful she was alive. #United States #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Jordan #islamic-state #ISIS #Islamic State hostages
White House asked to help bring home missing journalist held in Syria

Feb 06, 2015

White House asked to help bring home missing journalist held in Syria

Parents of a missing journalist detained in Syria and the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders are calling on the White House to help bring the journalist home safely. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #journalist #Reporters Without Borders #Hostage