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Hotel gives advice on what to do if their guests are kidnapped

Rostov - A Manchester United fan was surprised when he found paperwork in his hotel room. The paperwork included advice on what to do if you are kidnapped.

Held captive for two years, teen girl escapes Tokyo kidnapper

Tokyo - After being held captive for nearly two years, a teen girl escaped an apartment Sunday morning after her captor went shopping and forgot to lock the door. The girl disappeared from her hometown of Saitama when she was just 13.

Three men accuse Uber driver of taking them on a high-speed chase

Washington D.c. - Three men are alleging that a Washington Uber driver kidnapped them, and took them on a high-speed chase that lasted 10 minutes.

Bodies of missing Israeli teens found near Hebron

Jerusalem - Three Israeli teens who vanished from the West Bank and were feared kidnapped more than two weeks ago were found murdered Monday in a field near Hebron.

U.S. offers 'immediate' help to Nigeria to find missing girls

Washington - The United States offered Tuesday to help Nigeria "immediately" to rescue hundreds of girls kidnapped from school by Islamic militants in the past three weeks.

Nigeria militants say they'll sell kidnapped girls into slavery

Abuja - The leader of an Islamic militant group blamed for last month's kidnapping of more than 200 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria threatened Monday to sell the children into slavery.

Libyan prime minister kidnapped by gunmen

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been kidnapped by armed gunmen according to the justice minister, and the government itself.

Chinese man kidnapped 23 years ago comes home using Google Maps

Guangan - A 28-year-old man has arrived back home 23 years after being abducted whilst on his way to kindergarten as a boy. He used Google Maps to help him find his way.

FBI releases photos, details of Alabama hostage rescue

Midland City - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released photos and new details of the rescue operation that freed the 5-year-old Alabama boy held hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker.

Pirates kidnap 7 Russian and Estonian crew off Nigeria's coast

Port Harcourt - Pirates have kidnapped seven crew members, six Russians and one Estonian, during an attack on a ship, the Liberty 249, off the coast of Nigeria. The ship is owned by Bourborn, a French company that supplies vessels to the Nigerian offshore oil industry.

Fischer now says children should be kidnapped from gay parents

American ultra right-wing commentator Bryan Fischer now says an "underground railroad" should be established to "rescue" the children of gay parents.

Gunmen kidnap Spanish national in Nigeria

Enugu - Gunmen have kidnapped a 58-year-old Spanish national from his home in the southeastern city of Enugu, Nigeria. Police say the man was working in Enugu as a doctor.

Infant kidnapped, 8 year old returned to family

Houston - Miguel Morin was an infant when he disappeared in 2004, and now he is eight years old. The Texas child is being returned to his family.

Deborah Bradley admits to being drunk when baby vanished

Kansas City - Deborah Bradley admits to purchasing wine and consuming to enough to be drunk, but says she wasn't drunk enough to have hurt her child.

Kenyan troops invade Somalia after kidnappings

Nairobi - Kenyan troops have invaded Somalia in search of kidnappers they believe to belong to the Somali Al-Shabaab terrorist group. The invasion is being supported by Somali government troops and airstrikes have been reported.

Four adults held in chains and locked inside a subbasement

Philadelphia - The City of Brotherly Love, was anything but that recently while four adults were being held in chains inside a subbasement

Surveillance tape surfaces in Baby Lisa Irwin case

The desperate search for missing baby Lisa Irwin continues. Meanwhile, store surveillance tapes and 911 tapes have surfaced and may help the authorities figure out what happened.

The Search for Lisa Erwin continues

Kansas City - A search in the Johnson County Landfill thankfully turned up no results in the search for missing baby girl Lisa Erwin. Now the fire department is searching a nearby well.

British tourist murdered and another kidnapped in Kenya

The UK Foreign Office has confirmed that a British national has been murdered at a resort in Kenya and his wife has been kidnapped.

Woman reunites with family after 23 yrs, authorities now involved

Joy White took her 19-day-old baby girl to Harlem Hospital due to a high temperature. That was on August 4, 1987. When she returned to the hospital her infant daughter, Carlina, was gone.

South African government refuses to pay ransom for missing couple

Johannesburg - The South African government has announced it will not pay ransom for two South African citizens held hostage since last week by Somali pirates.

Gunmen kidnap UK Save the Children worker in Somalia

Two workers with Save the Children were abducted by masked gunmen in Somalia. The Somali has been released but a British man is still being held.

British aid worker missing in Afghanistan

It is reported that a British woman has been kidnapped in Afghanistan. Insurgents are said to have ambushed the vehicle that she was in.

Nurse who filled in for strikers kidnapped in South Africa

Durban - Strikers from a hospital in South Africa’s coastal KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province have abducted a non-union nurse who had gone in to help with nursing duties, KZN authorities say.

Report: Actor Jeremy London kidnapped, forced to take drugs

Former television actor Jeremy London was changing a flat tire outside his hotel in Palm Springs when he noticed two men had stopped and were offering to assist him.

Germans kidnapped by Nigerian gunmen freed on Saturday

Two German's kidnapped earlier this month by Nigerian gunmen were freed on Saturday according to the Nigerian foreign ministry.

Guatemala Army said to have kidnapped and sold children

A report issued by the archdiocese of Guatemala's Human Rights Office claims that the Guatemala Army took children. The report says that the kidnappings took place during the 36 years of civil war in the country.

French security advisers posing as reporters kidnapped in Somalia

Given the threats to the security of reporters, as evidenced by the imprisonment of a reporter in Iran and two in Korea recently, Reporters Without Borders declares French security officials posing as reporters risks reporters' lives.

Kidnapped California Boy Found In Mexico

Briant Rodriguez was been found alive in Mexico on Friday. The three-year-old was taken from his home May 3 during a home invasion. His mother has been reunited with the child after flying from their San Bernardino County home to Calexico.

Kidnapped UN Worker Freed In Pakistan

John Solecki was kidnapped more than two months ago near the Afghan border. He was freed Saturday according to a police official.
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Parents of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from a Chibok school last month express sorrow and outrage...
Parents of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from a Chibok school last month express sorrow and outrage at a public gathering.
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Photo shows a portion of the separation barrier constructed by Israel near Ramallah  the seat of the...
Photo shows a portion of the separation barrier constructed by Israel near Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority government in the West Bank.
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Hamas holds an election rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah in 2007.
Hamas holds an election rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah in 2007.
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DAMAGE: Nigerians examine the wreckage after more than 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped April 14 from ...
DAMAGE: Nigerians examine the wreckage after more than 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped April 14 from a school in the village of Chibok.
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