# kidnap - Friday 11 July, 2014
“They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me.”
Amnesty International says the bulk of the kidnappings are carried out by pro-Russian rebels.
# kidnap - Monday 16 June, 2014
More than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three teenagers who were snatched from a settlement on Thursday night.
# kidnap - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.
# kidnap - Friday 23 May, 2014
Garcia allegedly groomed her while still living with her mother, and then kidnapped her after a fight.
# kidnap - Friday 18 April, 2014
The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.
# kidnap - Thursday 17 April, 2014
The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.
# kidnap - Monday 4 November, 2013
Six-year-old Faris Heeney was kidnapped by his uncle in 2009 and taken to Egypt where he remains with his father.
# kidnap - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Hannah Anderson went online barely 48 hours after her rescue last Saturday following a manhunt across the United States.
# kidnap - Friday 9 August, 2013
Lebanese policemen stand guard outside a hotel where the rest of the Turkish Airlines crew are staying.
# kidnap - Thursday 1 August, 2013
Judge Michael Russo imposed the hefty sentence for an aggravated murder charge laid after Castro forcibly terminated the pregnancies of one of his captives.
# kidnap - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
MCGeever appeared in court in Roscommon today to face charges in relation to his alleged kidnapping.
# kidnap - Monday 15 July, 2013
The mother of a child who was kidnapped, raped and forced into prostitution had been sent to labour camp because of her demands that her daughter’s attackers be punished.
# kidnap - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held captive for a decade.
# kidnap - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Ariel Castro has also been charged with two counts of aggravated murder after he caused the termination of one of the women’s pregnancies.
# kidnap - Monday 3 June, 2013
The 27-year-old was released uninjured later that day but police are appealing for witnesses.
# kidnap - Monday 27 May, 2013
A man and a woman were seized today while they were outside a hotel in the eastern part of the central Yemeni city of Taiz.
# kidnap - Sunday 26 May, 2013
A 47-year-old been charged in connection with an incident of alleged false imprisonment involving a woman in Dublin last week.
# kidnap - Friday 10 May, 2013
Prosecutors say that charges will be sought against Ariel Castro for every act of sexual violence, rape, every day of kidnapping, every felonious assault, attempted murder and aggravated murder alleged.
# kidnap - Thursday 9 May, 2013
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# kidnap - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
Charges have yet to be filed against the three brothers who were arrested in connection with the Cleveland kidnapping.
# kidnap - Friday 12 April, 2013
An eight-year-old girl escaped after a suspicious approach this morning.
# kidnap - Friday 15 March, 2013
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# kidnap - Sunday 17 February, 2013
A security guard was killed in the attack, police have said.
# kidnap - Monday 21 January, 2013
As many as 48 hostages are believed to have been killed in the crisis.
# kidnap - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
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# kidnap - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Two people appeared in court in connection with the alleged incident. The woman escaped to safety after being held in a house in Newry, police said.
# kidnap - Wednesday 17 October, 2012
A 28-year-old man is being held by police after allegedly kidnapping the girl at knifepoint.
# kidnap - Sunday 7 October, 2012
Liam Neeson’s Taken 2 brought in around $50 million at the US box office this weekend.
# kidnap - Saturday 1 September, 2012
Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.
# kidnap - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Michelle Martin was jailed in 2004 for complicity in the imprisonment and death of her husband’s young victims.
# kidnap - Friday 13 July, 2012
Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.
# kidnap - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
Eight men and boys have been arrested in South Africa after a video showing the rape of a 17-year-old girl, said to have the mental capacity of a 5-year-old, was circulated online.
# kidnap - Friday 9 March, 2012
Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara died in a botched rescue attempt in north-western Nigeria yesterday. Italy’s president accused Britain of an “inexplicable” failure to consult with Italy over the mission.
# kidnap - Wednesday 18 January, 2012
Gunmen in the African nation attacked a group of foreigners, killing five, injuring two and kidnapping another two.
# kidnap - Saturday 19 November, 2011
Jeremy London, who also starred in Mallrats, 7th Heaven and I’ll Fly Away, is wanted by police in relation to allegations made by his girlfriend.
# kidnap - Thursday 27 October, 2011
Gardaí investigating the abduction of Dubliner Ciaran Noonan have asked the public for their assistance again as fears for his safety continue to grow.
# kidnap - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
Ciarán Noonan, 29, was bundled into a black VW Golf in Dublin’s East Wall last Thursday.
# kidnap - Saturday 22 October, 2011
Gardaí in Dublin have released the registration number of the car they believe was involved in the abduction.
# kidnap - Friday 21 October, 2011
There has been a report of an assault and kidnap of a male in East Wall on Thursday afternoon.