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# abducted - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Quinn Industrial Holdings director suffered 'severe and savage' attack before being dumped on side of road

The 50-year-old man was treated in hospital for serious injuries to his face and leg.

# abducted - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Gardaí investigate whether friend of Mark Hennessy saw suspected killer hours before he was shot dead

Gardaí are attempting to trace every movement between Saturday afternoon and his death on Sunday.

# abducted - Friday 13 April, 2018

Brutal gang rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in India triggers nationwide outrage

She was abducted and forced to take sedatives while held captive in a shed and Hindu temple.

# abducted - Friday 13 January, 2017

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida Twitter Tip Off This post contains videos

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida

Her biological family are said to be “elated”.

# abducted - Friday 30 December, 2016

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case

On 26 April 1991, Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into his own van by a group of masked men.

# abducted - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí are to begin digging in a Kerry forest for a man missing for 25 years

The search is just 1km from where Charles Brooke Pickard’s car was found 25 years ago.

# abducted - Friday 10 June, 2016

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing

Maria Mancia had been left with just a single photo of her son since his father took him in 1995.

# abducted - Monday 30 May, 2016

Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into a van in Kerry 25 years ago and never seen again

Charles Brooke Pickard is believed to have been murdered after he was abducted in 1991.

# abducted - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Watch: The heartwarming moment police find an abducted young girl in a car park

The child had been taken in Albuquerque after her mother’s car was stolen.

# abducted - Monday 19 October, 2015

'I believe he was abducted': Brother of Philip Cairns says DNA could be key to finding the truth

The 13-year-old went missing 29 years ago this month. Gardaí are still actively investigating his disappearance.

# abducted - Monday 23 February, 2015

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams

UNICEF says that armed soldiers searched the area house by house.

# abducted - Monday 12 May, 2014

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, 223 are still missing.

# abducted - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good Morning. It’s Thursday and these are the nine stories you should know before 9 o’clock hits.

# abducted - Friday 2 May, 2014

Jean McConville daughter: I don't fear the IRA anymore and I'll happily name names

Meanwhile, Gerry Adams is still being questioned by Antrim police about the woman’s abduction and murder.

# abducted - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Savita, arrests in connection with a murder, and a cash-in-transit robbery.

# abducted - Friday 4 October, 2013

Police analysing tourists' phone data in Madeleine McCann investigation

Police are trawling through the phone records of people who were staying at the Portuguese resort at the time the little girl went missing.

# abducted - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Man found guilty of murdering 5-year-old April Jones

The young girl’s body has still never been found, though blood and tiny bone fragments that were a near-perfect DNA match were found at Bridger’s cottage.

# abducted - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

NBC journalist and TV crew escape abduction in Syria

More than a dozen armed gunmen kidnapped and held NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and several colleagues for five days in Syria.

# abducted - Monday 8 October, 2012

April Jones murder suspect “tearful” in court

Mark Bridger, 46, appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court charged with the murder of the missing girl.

# abducted - Friday 5 October, 2012

Police now treating April Jones disappearance as murder investigation

Police also say it is “no longer appropriate” for members of the public to continue helping in the search for the five-year-old.

April Jones: Leading forensic psychologist now aiding search

The search for five-year-old April Jones has will continue today, despite adverse weather conditions.

# abducted - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Update: Search for April Jones to continue through the night

Earlier today, the missing girl’s older sister made an emotional appeal for April’s return. “It’s been too long,” she said.

# abducted - Friday 6 July, 2012

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal

Infants were illegally taken from their political prisoners parents 30 years ago.

# abducted - Thursday 31 May, 2012

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria killed

Reports of the killing say it’s unclear if the hostage was killed before or during a failed rescue attempt.

# abducted - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Nurse charged with murder after woman shot, baby snatched

The three-day-old boy was taken from his mother after she was fatally wounded outside a Houston hospital.

# abducted - Friday 25 November, 2011

Three tourists kidnapped, another killed in Mali

The four were in a restaurant in Timbuktu when four armed men forced them out of the building.

# abducted - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Gardaí searching for abducted man find body in Co Meath

Twenty-nine-year-old Ciarán Noonan was abducted from the East Wall area of Dublin on 20 October.

# abducted - Monday 24 October, 2011

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub Kenya This post contains videos

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Kenyan police say they believe Somali militant group al-Shabab is behind the attack, which comes after the group’s recent warning of “bloody battles” which would endanger the lives of civilians.

# abducted - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

The 66-year-old woman was taken from her rented house on a Kenyan island earlier this month by suspected Somali militants.

# abducted - Monday 17 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# abducted - Friday 14 October, 2011

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers

The MSF employees were kidnapped from the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya by gunmen believed to be part of Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# abducted - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Kenyan and French authorities are working to free Marie Dedieu from her captors in Somalia. She was abducted amid a shoot-out on the sea yesterday.

# abducted - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

Six-year-old Irish girl abducted and brought to Syria

Six-year-old May Assad Monaghan was taken by her father from Cyprus on Wednesday and brought to Syria. He is demanding that her Irish mother travel to Syria to live with them.

# abducted - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Search for Arlene's remains resumes tomorrow

Police in Northern Ireland will resume a search for the remains of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson tomorrow.

# abducted - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Doubts over the identity of kidnapped Syrian blogger

Images used to portray the blogger Amina Arraf have been revealed as those of a London woman, who says she’s never met Arraf.

# abducted - Friday 29 April, 2011

Girl who was kept captive for 18 years says she's "relieved" by her kidnappers' guilty pleas Guilty This post contains videos

Girl who was kept captive for 18 years says she's "relieved" by her kidnappers' guilty pleas

Jaycee Lee Dugard was snatched from the street she lived on in June 1991, and was kept hidden in a back garden for 18 years. She gave birth to two daughters during that time.

# abducted - Friday 21 January, 2011

Man charged over Limerick car hijacking

One man appeared in court today in connection with yesterday’s hijack, in which a two-year-old boy was briefly abducted. Meanwhile, the mother of the toddler has spoken of her shock.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The heave rumours that won’t go away; Michael O’Leary extends the hand of friendship to Aer Lingus; and Dubai’s The World “sinks into the sea”.