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Convict out on bail holds 20 children hostage in UP's Farrukhabad; three cops, villager injured after he opens fire
India

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
India

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

Man holds 30-year-old woman hostage in Bhopal; claims he loves her and wants to marry her
India

Man holds 30-year-old woman hostage in Bhopal; claims he loves her and wants to marry her

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
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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

Charleston man kills co-worker, takes another hostage before being shot by police
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Charleston man kills co-worker, takes another hostage before being shot by police

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.

Philippines school stormed by over 300 pro-Islamic State militants; students held hostage
India

Philippines school stormed by over 300 pro-Islamic State militants; students held hostage

Pro-Islamic State militants stormed a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday and are holding several students hostage

Somalia bombing: At least 18 dead in Mogadishu, 20 others held hostage by Al-Shabaab militants
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Somalia bombing: At least 18 dead in Mogadishu, 20 others held hostage by Al-Shabaab militants

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
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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.

Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?
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Dhaka attack: Is Bangladesh paying the price for Al-Qaeda-IS turf war?

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.

Dhaka hostage crisis as it happened: After 13-hour seige, 13 rescued, six militants killed
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Dhaka hostage crisis as it happened: After 13-hour seige, 13 rescued, six militants killed

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.

IS 'captures' Syrian pilot after shooting down plane
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IS 'captures' Syrian pilot after shooting down plane

The Islamic State militant group claimed on Friday it has captured the pilot of a warplane crashed southeast of Damascus

Video of reported Japanese hostage surfaces with message to family
| Reuters
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Video of reported Japanese hostage surfaces with message to family | Reuters

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.

Pampore: Terrorists storm Jammu and Kashmir government institute; 2 CRPF jawans killed
India

Pampore: Terrorists storm Jammu and Kashmir government institute; 2 CRPF jawans killed

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.

Hostages in French town safe, situation not linked to Paris attacks
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Hostages in French town safe, situation not linked to Paris attacks

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,

Mali siege: Three dead as gunmen take170 hostage at luxury hotel in Bamako
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Mali siege: Three dead as gunmen take170 hostage at luxury hotel in Bamako

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.

Maoist ‘Comrade Bala’ who brainwashed and raped young women to be produced in UK court
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Maoist ‘Comrade Bala’ who brainwashed and raped young women to be produced in UK court

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.

Jihadi John forced me to Tango, threatened to cut off my nose: Former Islamic State hostage
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Jihadi John forced me to Tango, threatened to cut off my nose: Former Islamic State hostage

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 rebels release six foreign hostages, including two Americans
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Yemen rebels release six foreign hostages, including two Americans

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

Paris attack hostage sues TV and radio journalists for exposing his hiding place
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Paris attack hostage sues TV and radio journalists for exposing his hiding place

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.

Protesting FTII students hold director hostage, police called in to free him
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Protesting FTII students hold director hostage, police called in to free him

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.