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Philippines' President Aquino vows to 'neutralise' Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

Apr 27, 2016

Philippines' President Aquino vows to 'neutralise' Abu Sayyaf kidnappers

Philippine President Benigno Aquino vowed Wednesday to launch a military assault aimed at "neutralising" Islamic militants, Abu Sayyaf #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Philippines #hostages #Abu Sayyaf #Aquino #Islamic militants
Abu Sayyaf, Philippines-based terrorist group threatens to kill four hostages

Mar 11, 2016

Abu Sayyaf, Philippines-based terrorist group threatens to kill four hostages

The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf terrorist group threatened to kill four hostages within a month if an unspecified ransom amount is not paid to it, the media reported on Friday. #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Philippines #hostages #Abu Sayyaf #Philippines-based terrorist group
Eight killed as gunmen take hostages in Baghdad mall, say Iraqi police

Jan 11, 2016

Eight killed as gunmen take hostages in Baghdad mall, say Iraqi police

Gunmen blew up a car bomb, sprayed gunfire in a crowded area and took hostages in a shopping mall in eastern Baghdad on Monday. #NewsTracker #Iraq #car bomb #Shopping mall #hostages #Ramadi #Baghdad mall
More journalist hostages but fewer imprisoned in 2015: Reporters Without Borders

Dec 15, 2015

More journalist hostages but fewer imprisoned in 2015: Reporters Without Borders

The number of journalists put in prison fell 14 percent in 2015 from last year, to 153, RSF said, describing China as "the world's biggest prison for journalists", followed by Egypt. #China #Egypt #NewsTracker #journalist #journalists #hostages #reporters #RSF
Islamic State English magazine 'Dabiq' announces killing of Chinese, Norwegian hostages

Nov 19, 2015

Islamic State English magazine 'Dabiq' announces killing of Chinese, Norwegian hostages

The Islamic State jihadist group said Wednesday it has killed a Chinese and a Norwegian hostage, two months after it had demanded a ransom for the pair's release. #NewsTracker #hostages #ISIS
US soldier killed rescuing 70 hostages from Islamic State in Iraq: US official

Oct 23, 2015

US soldier killed rescuing 70 hostages from Islamic State in Iraq: US official

A US serviceman has been killed in an operation to rescue hostages from Islamic State militants in Iraq, a US official told AFP on Thursday. #United States #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Iraq #hostages #Soldier #islamic-state #ISIS
French police hunt for armed robbers after hostage crisis

Jul 14, 2015

French police hunt for armed robbers after hostage crisis

French police on Monday were hunting armed robbers who escaped after holding up a store in a shopping mall near Paris, prompting special forces to intervene and seal off the area. #France #NewsTracker #military #hostages #Primark
Around 250 villagers in Sukma abducted by Maoists, confirms CM Raman Singh

May 09, 2015

Around 250 villagers in Sukma abducted by Maoists, confirms CM Raman Singh

A hostage situation is continuing since last night in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh where around 250 villagers were seized by Maoist rebels on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to neighbouring Dantewada. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Maoists #Chhattisgarh #Raman Singh #Naxals #abduction #Sukma #Sukma District #hostages
Centre making efforts to ensure hostages are released, says Rajnath Singh

May 09, 2015

Centre making efforts to ensure hostages are released, says Rajnath Singh

Reacting to 'hostage' situation in Chhattisgarh during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Saturday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government was fighting against naxalism and efforts were on to rescue villagers. #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Chhattisgarh #Maoist #Naxal #Centre #hostages
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