Kidnapping

Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 12, 2017 - 12:31 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on clashes between Philippine forces and suspected militants (all times local): 11 a.m. Wednesday The Philippine military chief says troops have killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of two Canadians and a German hostage and...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 12, 2017 - 12:04 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 11 a.m. Wednesday The Philippine military chief says troops have killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of two Canadians and a German hostage and was with militants who clashed with government...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 11, 2017 - 7:03 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least nine people were killed Tuesday in a gunbattle between Philippine forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned that the gunmen may be...
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Maite Parejo, lawyer for Amal Hag Hamdo Anfalis, leaves the national court in Madrid, Spain, Monday, April 10, 2017. A judge in Spain is hearing testimony against potential war crimes by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. The plaintiff, Amal Hag Hamdo Anfalis, is a Spanish national whose brother was allegedly abducted and tortured in the Syrian capital of Damascus, before being executed in 2013. (AP Photo/Paul White)
April 10, 2017 - 9:00 am
MADRID (AP) — A judge in Spain has begun hearing testimony against potential war crimes by President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria. The plaintiff, Amal Hag Hamdo Anfalis, is a Spanish national whose brother was allegedly abducted and tortured in the Syrian capital of Damascus, before being...
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The photofit picture released by the police Ulm, southern Germany, Wednesday, April 5, 2017 shows a suspect in the murder on Maria Boergerl who was found dead in 2010. (Police Ulm via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 4:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping and slaying of a German banker's wife nearly seven years after the crime, the day after releasing his image to the public, authorities said Thursday Prosecutors in the southern city of Ellwangen said in a statement...
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April 06, 2017 - 2:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police say they've made an arrest in the kidnapping and slaying of a German banker's wife nearly seven years after the crime, the day after releasing a photo of a new suspect. Ulm police said Thursday they expect DNA comparison results later in the day, the dpa news agency reported...
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April 05, 2017 - 8:26 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say the woman found in a car with an 11-year-old girl who was believed to have been kidnapped after her grandparents were killed is now charged in their deaths. A statement from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Wednesday said 25-year-old...
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Investigators with Metropolitan Police Department examine the scene after a pursuit Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Washington. According to Capt. David Sledge with the Metropolitan Police Department, officers arrested a man after the pursuit and rescued a girl who was reported missing from a Charlotte, N.C., home. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 03, 2017 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a North Carolina couple and the arrest of their son discovered with his missing 11-year-old niece in Washington, D.C. (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A North Carolina man suspected of killing his parents and found with his missing 11-year-old niece in...
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April 03, 2017 - 6:21 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's president has signed a constitutional amendment that makes it possible for lawmakers to annul pardons granted by former Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar that barred an investigation into the kidnapping of the son of late President Michal Kovac. The authoritarian...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:28 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali journalist who was kidnapped on Saturday was found tied up and alive in the agricultural town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Mogadishu, the capital, after he was tortured and released by his captors. A farmer found Hanad Ali Guled lying in a field...
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