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Three Hindu traders abducted in Pakistan


July 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three Hindu traders, including president of a local Hindu council, have been kidnapped by unidentified people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Online news ... Read more...

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French hostage in Somalia alive: Minister


July 14th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS) A French intelligence agent who was taken hostage in Somalia three years ago is still alive, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

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American tourists kidnapped in Egypt


July 14th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Xinhua reported.The group was abducted 5 km away from Sadr al-Hitan district ... Read more...

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Human remains found near Laila Khan’s country villa


July 11th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Human remains, including three skulls, were found near the country villa of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan in Maharashtra's Nashik district, police said Tuesday.The human remains ... Read more...

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Afghan education official shot dead


July 8th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) An Afghan education official abducted 10 days ago was Sunday found shot dead in the western province of Badghis, Xinhua reported.Mohammad Mehdi was kidnapped along ... Read more...

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Abducted student released after 15 days


July 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Kidnappers Sunday released a 22-year-old civil engineering student they had abducted here for ransom a fortnight earlier, police said.Ravi Kumar, a third year student at the ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat in Yemen makes fresh appeal


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 2 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat, kidnapped by Yemen-based Al Qaeda wing three months ago, has made a fresh appeal to the Saudi king to ensure his release ... Read more...

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Kidnapped SBI cashier in Meghalaya still untraced


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 2 (IANS) The whereabouts of the State Bank of India (SBI) cashier kidnapped by Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) rebels 10 days ago remain unknown, even as ... Read more...

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16-year-old girl in Rajasthan alleges gang rape


June 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl has lodged a complaint with the police that she was abducted, confined to a car and gang-raped for 20 days by five youths ... Read more...

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Lohan settles abduction case


June 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who was sued by three men who accused her of abducting them, has finally settled the dispute.The three-men filed a complaint ... Read more...

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25 killed in fresh Syria massacre


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 22 (IANS) At least 25 people were massacred Friday by "terrorists" in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, state-run SANA news agency reported.Xinhua said armed terrorist groups abducted a ... Read more...

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Maritime unions ask UN to tackle piracy


June 18th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leaders of international maritime trade unions have written a letter to the UN, urging the organisation to take action against increasing attacks by pirates on ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Chile star to stay in Brazil for a month


June 16th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 16 (IANS) Jorge Valdivia of Chile, who was kidnapped with his wife briefly, has agreed to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras until at least the end ... Read more...

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Maoists held for abduction, murder


June 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) Two hard core Maoists, hailing from Jharkhand and allegedly involved in several crimes in Odisha, including kidnapping and murder of a police officer were arrested from ... Read more...

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Kidnapped soccer star Obodo released in Nigeria


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 11 (IANS) Kidnapped Nigeria-born international soccer star Christian Obodo was released Sunday evening, according to a top-level security source.Obodo was kidnapped in Delta state Saturday. The source, ... Read more...

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Seven abducted from power plant in Assam


June 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Seven people were abducted Sunday by suspected Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants from an under-construction power project in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl escapes rape by jumping off first floor


June 10th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped by two motorcycle-borne men who tried to rape her at a garage here but she jumped off the first ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims split over wedding age ruling


June 8th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi High Court ruling that a Muslim girl can marry once she attains the age of puberty has sharply split the community, with clerics ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three abducted villagers in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of three people abducted by Maoists three days ago were found in Bihar's Munger district Tuesday morning, police said.A group of armed Maoists had abducted ... Read more...

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Abducted British tourist released in Turkey


June 4th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 4 (IANS) A British tourist who was abducted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party in Turkey was freed Monday, a media report said.Citing the local Dogan news agency, ... Read more...

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Two held in Italy for forcing 10-year-old to marry


June 4th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Two gypsy men were Monday arrested in Italy for allegedly abducting a 10-year-old girl and forcing her to marry one of them.The two men from Montenegro ... Read more...

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Five-year-old girl raped, murdered in Pakistan


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) A five-year-old girl, who went missing for a month in Pakistan's port city Karachi, has been found raped and murdered - a month after the bodies ... Read more...

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31 abducted infants rescued in China


June 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) As many as 31 infants were rescued after police busted a child trafficking ring in China's Yunnan province, the government said Friday.According to railway ministry's public ... Read more...

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Three men abduct driver, rob car in Delhi


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A bank employee's driver was abducted and his vehicle robbed by three assailants from outside a hotel here, police said Tuesday. The driver was ... Read more...

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Assam’s abducted engineer rescued


May 28th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) More than three weeks after his abduction, Assam's agriculture department official Faizul Islam was rescued from near Bongaigaon town in Lower Assam.Islam and his senior ... Read more...

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Abducted Saudi diplomat asks king to meet Al Qaeda demands


May 26th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) A Saudi diplomat appeared in an online video Saturday for the first time since he was kidnapped in March and asked Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah to ... Read more...

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Five aid workers kidnapped in Afghanistan


May 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Two Western female doctors and their three Afghan colleagues have been kidnapped in northeast Afghanistan, it was reported here Thursday.They were abducted while travelling on horseback ... Read more...

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Japan asks US to remove memorial to Korean sex slaves


May 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) A team of Japanese officials recently visited New York to ask the US to remove a plaque outside a public library that serves as a memorial ... Read more...

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Abducted Mexican journalist found dead (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS) The body of a 39-year-old crime reporter, abducted in Mexico's Sonora state, has been found inside a plastic bag, CNN reported.Marco Antonio Avila Garcia's body ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Mexico


May 19th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) A crime reporter in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora has been abducted, his newspaper said Friday.Marcos Avila Garcia, 39, was at a carwash a ... Read more...

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Maoist strike cripples Chhattisgarh, 8 cops injured (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) A shutdown called by Maoists crippled life in parts of Chhattisgarh Wednesday, with the rebels attacking and injuring eight policemen, resorting to firing, torching vehicles and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh for major offensive against Maoists


May 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 15 (IANS) Security forces are set to launch a major offensive against Maoists in Chhattisgarh following renewed violence by the guerrillas, official sources said Monday.Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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One arrested for raping teenage girl


May 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A man was arrested for raping a teenage girl from east Delhi and a search is on for the main culprit, police said Monday.According to ... Read more...

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Mexico puts up $1.2 bn to solve kidnappings


May 12th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities said Friday that they are prepared to pay up to 16.5 billion pesos ($1.23 billion) in rewards for information leading to the rescue ... Read more...

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