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November 7, 2018 4:23 PM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

BAMENDA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said. Armed men who seized the youngsters on Monday in the city of Bamenda - a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region - released them about 18 km (11 miles) 98

November 7, 2018 9:25 AM 79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon, the governor said Monday. YAOUNDE, Cameroon – The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still 110

September 5, 2018 3:45 PM U.S. designates al Qaeda affiliate in Mali as terrorist organization

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Wednesday designated an al Qaeda affiliate in Mali, Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen, as a foreign terrorist organization, cutting off its funding and blocking U.S. citizens from doing business with it. The group has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks and kidnappings since it was formed in March 72

July 8, 2018 4:14 PM Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq freed: local police chief

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two women from the Philippines kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday have been freed, the Diyala province police chief said on Sunday. The women had been traveling with three compatriots on the road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk when their car broke down, two military sources said. The two women got out of the car after it broke 68

July 7, 2018 10:37 AM Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq: security sources

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two Filipina women were kidnapped on Saturday in Iraq on a road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk, military, police, and local officials told Reuters. The women were traveling with three other nationals of the Philippines on their way to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, when their car broke down, two military sources 91

May 29, 2018 12:40 AM These people have the toughest job in law enforcement

Mother of shooting victim: Piece of me is gone Josh Campbell is a CNN Law Enforcement Analyst, providing insight on crime, justice and national security issues. He previously served as a supervisory special agent with the FBI, and worked on an FBI team responsible for investigating terrorist attacks and kidnappings overseas. Follow him on Twitter at @joshscampbell 81

April 20, 2018 2:21 PM Basque Separatists Apologize for Decades of Violence

Spanish government says ETA’s statement reflects the success of security forces in countering the group MADRID—Basque separatist group ETA apologized Friday for the hundreds of deaths and harm it caused during a decadeslong, violent campaign for an independent state, a step that paves the way for the group’s potential dissolution. The group is expected 67

February 8, 2018 10:38 PM Pirates express 'shock' after mother of catcher Elias Diaz kidnapped in Venezuela

The Pirates released a statement on Thursday The mother of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been kidnapped in their native Venezuela. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, multiple Venezuelan media outlets reported the news. According to those reports, Diaz's mother was kidnapped on Thursday afternoon in the Venezuelan state of Zulia. "We are all shocked 64

January 20, 2018 2:35 PM 2 Indonesian hostages released by their Abu Sayyaf captors

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Two Indonesian hostages have been released after being held for more than a year in the southern Philippines by their Abu Sayyaf captors. Indonesia's foreign ministry says the two fishermen from the Wakatobi islands in Southeast Sulawesi province were freed Friday in the southern Philippines province of Sulu. They were kidnapped 89

November 6, 2017 1:54 PM 3 Britons kidnapped in Nigeria are freed; 1 is killed

LONDON – The British government says one U.K. missionary who was kidnapped in Nigeria last month has been killed but three others have been freed. The Foreign Office said Monday that Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan have returned to their families, but Ian Squire "was tragically killed." In a statement, their families thanked Nigerian 84