Kidnapped Mexican footballer Pulido rescuedMexican security forces have rescued football star Alan Pulido hours after he was kidnapped in his crime-plagued home state of Tamaulipas, authorities said early Monday.
Star footballer kidnapped in northeast MexicoFederal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas.
First of Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram foundThe first of 219 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok in northeast Nigeria more than two years ago has been found, the head of a support group and officials said…
Joint US-Afghan raid rescues son of Pakistani ex-PMA joint raid by U.S. and Afghan forces on Tuesday rescued the son of a former Pakistani prime minister who was held captive for three years by Islamic militants, officials said.
YEMEN - FRANCE
Video claims to show French woman kidnapped in YemenA video purportedly showing French-Tunisian Red Cross employee Nourane Houas pleading with French President François Hollande for her life was obtained by FRANCE 24 Friday. Houas…
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.