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# captive - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Austrian man held Dutch family against their will at farm for nearly a decade, police suspect

The 58-year-old man, identified by media as Josef B, was arrested after police discovered the family of six.

# captive - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Dutch family locked in cellar for years were 'waiting for the end of time'

A man has been arrested by police.

# captive - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Paris attacker wanted to blow himself up at Stade de France but changed his mind

Salah Abdeslam was arrested yesterday following a shootout in Molenbeek, Belgium.

# captive - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

The woman was forced into a car and tied up in a car park near her college campus.

# captive - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

# captive - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Taliban capture US Military sniffer dog, insist he is 'alive and well'

A video shows “Colonel” wearing a black vest with pouches for equipment and perking his ears when the militants begin chanting.

# captive - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Irish Embassy in London look to establish details behind woman freed from slavery

The Department of Foreign Affairs said tonight that consular assistance is available if needed.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# captive - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has concerns about sea lice infestation, pollution and harmful algal blooms.

# captive - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Man charged with keeping wife captive for ten years

The woman had burns on her body from irons and frying pans and scars on her wrists and ankles from being frequently shackled.

# captive - Monday 27 February, 2012

Questions over 'lone perpetrator' theory of Austrian girl's kidnapping

The chairman of the Austrian committee inquiring into the 1998 abduction of Natasha Kampusch says it’s hard to believe Wolfgang Priklopil acted alone.

# captive - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed Captive This post contains images

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed

The Palestinian woman (20), said she was locked up by her father from the age of 10. She said she survived by dreaming of seeing sunshine again.

# captive - Monday 14 November, 2011

Aid workers freed in Yemen

The three French workers had been held hostage by al-Qaeda militants for six months. Meanwhile, demonstrations continue (pictured) against the country’s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.