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# abducted - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Nigeria steps up search for 39 students kidnapped from hostels
# Abducted
# Abducted

Nigeria steps up search for 39 students kidnapped from hostels

Mar 13th 2021, 11:49 AM 9,887 Views 10 Comments

Dozens of students were kidnapped in northwestern Kaduna after gunmen stormed a college.

# abducted - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days
# Returned
# Returned

Children abducted from school in Nigeria freed after ten days

Updated Feb 27th 2021, 1:30 PM 17,320 Views 1 Comment

42 people, including 27 children, have been freed.

# abducted - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 18th 2019, 5:20 PM 128,442 Views 75 Comments

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
# Jastine Valdez
# Jastine Valdez

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

May 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 91,681 Views 42 Comments

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
# Abducted
# Abducted

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

Apr 13th 2018, 10:19 AM 53,098 Views 56 Comments

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
# Twitter Tip Off

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

Jan 13th 2017, 8:20 PM 38,101 Views 24 Comments

Her biological family are said to be “elated”.

# abducted - Friday 30 December, 2016

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case
# Charles Brooke Pickard
# Charles Brooke Pickard

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

Dec 30th 2016, 7:16 PM 10,283 Views 8 Comments

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
# Abducted
# Abducted

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

Sep 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,192 Views 19 Comments

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
# Together Again
# Together Again

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

Jun 10th 2016, 8:28 AM 56,250 Views 9 Comments

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
# Charles Brooke Pickard

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

May 30th 2016, 5:27 PM 41,744 Views 42 Comments

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
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

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

Jan 5th 2016, 8:44 AM 35,359 Views 8 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

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

Oct 19th 2015, 10:48 PM 56,726 Views 35 Comments

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
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

89 boys abducted by armed soldiers while doing their exams

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 13,832 Views 36 Comments

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
# Abducted
# Abducted

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

May 12th 2014, 12:04 PM 9,353 Views 35 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 8th 2014, 8:20 AM 7,751 Views 1 Comment

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
# No Fear
# No Fear

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

May 2nd 2014, 12:15 PM 24,107 Views 175 Comments

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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Oct 9th 2013, 11:19 PM 13,032 Views 8 Comments

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
# Madeleine McCann
# Madeleine McCann

Police analysing tourists' phone data in Madeleine McCann investigation

Oct 4th 2013, 2:43 PM 19,981 Views 89 Comments

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
# April Jones
# April Jones

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

May 30th 2013, 1:46 PM 12,000 Views 28 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

NBC journalist and TV crew escape abduction in Syria

Dec 19th 2012, 10:02 AM 2,637 Views 14 Comments

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
# April Jones
# April Jones

April Jones murder suspect “tearful” in court

Oct 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 12,506 Views 0 Comments

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
# April Jones
# April Jones

Police now treating April Jones disappearance as murder investigation

Oct 5th 2012, 10:38 AM 20,780 Views 100 Comments

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
# April Jones
# April Jones

April Jones: Leading forensic psychologist now aiding search

Oct 5th 2012, 8:49 AM 9,990 Views 26 Comments

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
# Abducted
# Abducted

Update: Search for April Jones to continue through the night

Oct 4th 2012, 5:58 PM 16,362 Views 42 Comments

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
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal

Jul 6th 2012, 8:59 AM 3,426 Views 2 Comments

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

# abducted - Thursday 31 May, 2012

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria killed
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria killed

May 31st 2012, 5:00 PM 3,804 Views 3 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

Nurse charged with murder after woman shot, baby snatched

Apr 18th 2012, 3:35 PM 5,746 Views 18 Comments

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
# Mali
# Mali

Three tourists kidnapped, another killed in Mali

Nov 25th 2011, 8:37 PM 2,723 Views 4 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí searching for abducted man find body in Co Meath

Nov 5th 2011, 8:39 AM 1,593 Views 13 Comments

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
# Kenya

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Oct 24th 2011, 9:57 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hostage
# Hostage

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

Oct 19th 2011, 11:32 AM 655 Views 2 Comments

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
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Oct 17th 2011, 8:28 AM 2,091 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# abducted - Friday 14 October, 2011

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers
# Abducted
# Abducted

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers

Oct 14th 2011, 3:30 PM 395 Views 6 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 14th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,104 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# abducted - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Oct 2nd 2011, 1:55 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 10th 2011, 7:55 PM 2,063 Views 9 Comments

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
# May Assad Monaghan
# May Assad Monaghan

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

Sep 10th 2011, 2:12 PM 2,914 Views 13 Comments

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
# Search
# Search

Search for Arlene's remains resumes tomorrow

Aug 30th 2011, 3:31 PM 405 Views 0 Comments

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
# Blogger
# Blogger

Doubts over the identity of kidnapped Syrian blogger

Jun 9th 2011, 6:37 PM 587 Views 1 Comment

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
# Guilty

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

Apr 29th 2011, 11:55 AM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

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.

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