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Brazil: Bus Hijacker shot dead, all hostages released 'unharmed'

The hijacker reportedly freed several people during the siege as police began negotiations with him.

20 Aug 2019 8:19 PM

Taliban take 170 hostages, forces rescue all but 21

Afghan forces responded quickly and were able to free 149 people and kill at least seven Taliban fighters, he said.

21 Aug 2018 4:41 AM

Palmdale shooting: Chaos after multiple shooting reports, 1 student wounded

Los Angeles County deputies detained 14-yr-old former Highland High School student in the shooting of 15-yr-old boy, who was hit in the arm.

12 May 2018 11:01 AM

Taliban rejects Canadian man's allegation of rape, murder, calls it fabricated

Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid rejected the accusation as propaganda by the Western governments that helped rescue the family.

15 Oct 2017 3:54 PM

Taliban releases 235 hostages after killing 50 Afghan civilians with ISIS

An Afghan security source said he thought there were still around 100 people being held hostage in Mirzawalang in Sar-e Pul province.

09 Aug 2017 10:11 AM


4 ‘jihadist’ suspects dead, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

A minister said that 36 hostages were freed after the incident at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on Sunday, most of them French and Malian.

19 Jun 2017 6:11 PM

Man with knife holds hostages at job centre in northeast England

Police said student accommodation nearby had been evacuated and a metro station closed as a precaution.

09 Jun 2017 2:42 PM

Gunmen in Philippines take 14 people on hostages, including priest

Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.

24 May 2017 3:47 PM