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#Hostage situation

# hostage-situation - Friday 31 May, 2019

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat

Zurich police confirmed that three people – two women and a man – have died.

# hostage-situation - Monday 26 March, 2018

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield.

# hostage-situation - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument

The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.

# hostage-situation - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hostage situation at south Dublin house ends after woman released unharmed

The man who allegedly held her hostage has left the house this afternoon.

# hostage-situation - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital

It is believed that the man is a patient at the hospital’s psychiatric unit.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 2 July, 2016

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"

Around 20 people of different nationalities are being held hostage.

# hostage-situation - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

London hostage situation resolved as man arrested

Police confirmed that the situation was not terror related.

# hostage-situation - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café

Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 24 August, 2013

40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born

The man who took hostages in a Swedish bank in August 1973 tells his story – and how those he had taken prisoner “more or less sided with me”.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'

Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.

# hostage-situation - Friday 18 January, 2013

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

# hostage-situation - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story? The Onion

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?

A ‘news story’, tweets and now a video falsely claim there is a hostage situation involving young children at the United States Congress building in Washington. It has not gone down well in some quarters.