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Afghanistan: US warns kidnap threat 'very high' after attempted abductions

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
In an "emergency message" posted on the website of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, officials said an attempted kidnapping targeted foreigners in the city on Monday. No further details were released. Officials warned the threat of kidnapping and hostage ...

Terror lingers for Canadian kidnapping victim Amanda Lindhout

Toronto Star - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Former hostage Amanda Lindhout at a 2010 reception in her honour sponsored by the Alberta Somali-Canadian community. Lindhout was kidnapped and held for 460 days in Somalia. (LARRY MACDOUGAL / THE CANADIAN PRESS FILE PHOTO).
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Navajo Nation reeling after suspect in 11-year-old girl's kidnapping and slaying identified as one of their own

National Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
These details are outlined in the complaint against Tom Begaye Jr., a 27-year-old member of the Navajo Nation who was charged with kidnapping and murdering Ashlynne on Wednesday. He also faces an additional charge for committing a crime on an ...
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Kidnapping has Patiala shocked, business community terrified

Hindustan Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Back to back incidents of firing and kidnapping have put a question mark on the working of the police in the district where the crime rate is steeply rising.
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New Mexico man Tom Begaye arrested over kidnapping and killing of Navajo girl

Daily Mail - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Federal agents have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl. Tom Begaye, 27, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and is scheduled to appear before U.S.

Preliminary Hearing Set for King of Prussia Mall Kidnapping Suspect

NBC 10 Philadelphia - ‎5 hours ago‎
More than a month after a woman abducted a 7-week-old baby from the King of Prussia Mall, the woman accused in the kidnapping is due in court Thursday. Cherie Amoore, 32, faces kidnapping, false imprisonment, reckless endangerment and child ...

Heard of kidnapping, what relief in the end

Chandigarh Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
He said as he ferried children, a youth riding a bike and a man in a car kidnapped a Class I student even as her twin looked on helplessly.
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State Department thanks Mexican officials for rescue of 3 kidnapped Dallas-area residents

Dallas Morning News (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
The leader of the kidnapping group, 45-year-old Edgar Ariel Gallegos Gallegos, was killed, Mexican authorities said. His accomplices, 19-year-old Juan Gabriel Idrogo Perez, and 27-year-old Rucina Guadalupe Cruz Gomez were detained, the Mexican ...
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Manhunt for kidnapping and rape suspect

yourcentralvalley.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Fresno County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who kidnapped a woman at gunpoint in Fresno and drove her to an orchard just outside of town where he raped her.
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Kidnapping survivor Amanda Lindhout agrees Ottawa shouldn't pay ransoms

CBC.ca - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Amanda Lindhout, the Canadian freelance journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia in August 2008 and held for 15 harrowing months, says she agrees with and understands the federal government's policy of not paying ransoms.

HOSTAGE: Terror lingers for Canadian kidnapping victim Amanda Lindhout

The New Hamburg Independent - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Lindhout, then 27, trying to make a career as a freelance journalist, was kidnapped in Somalia in August 2008 and held for 15 months, during which she was beaten, sexually brutalized and tortured.
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Amber Alert issued in kidnapping by mom in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎21 hours ago‎
An Amber Alert has been issued in the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl who is believed to have been taken by her mother from a Colorado Springs school.
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Piracy, Kidnapping Increase in West Africa's Gulf of Guinea

Voice of America (blog) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Pirates have kidnapped 44 sailors in the Gulf of Guinea this year. Although piracy is decreasing worldwide, the IMB says it is increasing in West Africa.

Threat of kidnapping continues to be very high in Kabul, US Embassy warns citizens

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
“An attempted kidnapping occurred in Kabul on May 2, 2016 targeting several expatriates including a U.S. citizen. The U. S. Embassy Kabul reminds U.S.
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'Sensational' Afghan Messi fan forced to flee to Pakistan over kidnapping fears

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A young Afghan fan of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi has fled his home and gone to Pakistan because his family feared he could be kidnapped after he became an unlikely Internet sensation, the boy's uncle said on Tuesday. Five-year-old Murtaza ...

New possible suspect in Heidi Allen kidnapping arrested on parole violation

Syracuse.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
OSWEGO, N.Y. -- One of three new possible suspects in the 1994 kidnapping of Heidi Allen was arrested early today on a charge of violating his parole.
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Idaho Falls woman gets prison time for kidnapping

Idaho Statesman - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Idaho Falls woman has been sentenced to at least two years in prison for her role in the kidnapping of a man whose finger was chopped off with a hatchet during the incident.
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DSP booked for kidnapping, molesting minor girl

Daily Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
LAHORE - Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Imran Babar Jamil was arrested on Thursday for the alleged rape of a minor girl in the city's Kahna area, police said.
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Police seeking two suspects in Toronto 'gang war' kidnapping

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Police seeking two suspects in Toronto 'gang war' kidnapping. Three men and one teen have been charged in connection with the abduction and beating of two 17-year-old gang members.
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