Australian TV crew fly home after Beirut kidnap dealAn Australian television crew accused of helping a mother kidnap her two children from their father in Lebanon were flying home Thursday amid reports they struck a multi-million…
EYE ON AFRICA
Two years on, Chibok schoolgirls are still missingIn tonight's bulletin: It has been two years since the Chibok schoolgirls went missing; and in South Sudan, the first step of the peace deal is being implemented.
New Boko Haram video 'shows missing Chibok girls'Three mothers of schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in northeast Nigeria two years ago said they had identified their daughters in a video released by Islamist group Boko Haram,…
Kidnapped Australians held by al Qaeda groupThe militant group al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of two Australians near Burkina Faso’s border with Mali on Jan. 15, according…
Al Qaeda claims kidnapping of Swiss nun in MaliAl-Qaeda's north Africa affiliate has claimed the kidnapping of a Swiss woman in Mali's Timbuktu in a video seen by AFP on Wednesday, as Switzerland demanded her unconditional…
Swiss woman kidnapped in northern MaliA Swiss woman was kidnapped by gunmen in the northern Malian city of Timbuktu on Friday, according to FRANCE 24's sister radio station RFI. The woman had previously been abducted…
USA - IRAQ
US ‘working to locate’ kidnapped Americans in IraqSearch operations were underway Monday for three Americans kidnapped from a "suspicious apartment" in Baghdad, in a rare abduction of Western nationals in the Iraqi capital.
Abducted Australians ‘dedicated life’ to BurkinaThe family of an Australian doctor and his wife kidnapped in Burkina Faso said on Sunday they did not know why the couple were abducted or where they were taken.
Canadian held by Taliban for five years is freedA Canadian has been freed from captivity in Afghanistan after being taken hostage by the Taliban five years ago, Canada's foreign minister said Monday.
EYE ON AFRICA
Swiss missionary kidnapped in TimbuktuA Swiss national is kidnapped in Timbuktu. Beatrice Stockly was taken from her northern Malian home during the night. No group has yet claimed responsibility. Also, the EU urges…
IRAQ - QATAR