Convict out on bail holds 20 children hostage in UP's Farrukhabad; three cops, villager injured after he opens fire
Around 20 children are being held hostage by a man at a house in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad, the police said on Thursday.
Bhopal: Woman held hostage by jilted lover in her apartment is rescued after 12 hours, sustains minor injuries
Police negotiators used a hydraulic ladder to talk through a window to Rohit Singh, who held the woman hostage in her fifth-floor apartment in the building
The man has threatened to kill the girl and himself if the police try to barge into the house in Bhopal.
Seven-hour standoff in California school ends; 70-year-old teacher rescued, culprit arrested by SWAT team
A 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
A 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.
Pro-Islamic State militants stormed a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday and are holding several students hostage
Gunmen were holding at least 20 people hostage in a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
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.
According to terror research firm SITE Intelligence Group, Dhaka has become victim to a competition between Ansar al-Islam, the Bangladesh division of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and ISIS.
Footage available with the CNN network but not aired due to editorial concerns on the nature of bloodshed have reportedly showed many people wounded due to gunshots.
The Islamic State militant group claimed on Friday it has captured the pilot of a warplane crashed southeast of Damascus
TOKYO A video surfaced on Thursday appearing to show a missing Japanese journalist, reportedly held by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, reading a message to his family and country.
All civilians believed to be trapped inside a government-run institute in Pampore on the outskirts of Srinagar were successfully evacuated after suspected militants barged into the building on Saturday evening.
A hostage situation in the northern French town of Roubaix was apparently not linked to the Paris attacks earlier this month and was drawing to a close with the hostages now safe,
Gunmen went on the rampage at a luxury hotel in Mali's capital on Friday, seizing 170 guests and staff in a suspected Islamist hostage-taking that has left at least three people dead.
A 75-year-old Indian-origin Maoist revolutionary leader in the UK charged with modern day slavery, sexual assault and imprisonment of his own daughter will appear in a court in London this week.
Ottosen in an interview, opened up on the trauma he faced during his captivity recalling how Emwazi had asked him to dance the tango.
Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels have released six foreign hostages, including two Americans, and flown them to the Gulf country of Oman, which helped negotiate their release
The Paris prosecutor's' office says an investigation has been opened after one of the hostages in the January attacks around Paris sued some television and radio stations for having put his life in danger.
After striking students gheraoed FTII director Prashant Pathrabe on Monday, police stormed the premises of the institute in Pune to disperse the group which was protesting against "irrational and unjustified" assessment of the incomplete diploma projects.