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

Oct 16th 2019, 7:27 PM 33,985 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 7:31 PM 110,270 Views 33 Comments

A man has been arrested by police.

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

Mar 19th 2016, 7:00 PM 45,245 Views 58 Comments

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

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free
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# Abduction

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

Jun 11th 2014, 4:33 PM 25,308 Views 16 Comments

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

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years
# Prisoner Of War
# Prisoner Of War

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

May 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 18,467 Views 75 Comments

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

Taliban capture US Military sniffer dog, insist he is 'alive and well'
# Dogs Of War
# Dogs Of War

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

Feb 6th 2014, 5:16 PM 21,078 Views 77 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 11:23 PM 25,029 Views 22 Comments

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

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm
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# Fish Farm

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm

Dec 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,533 Views 13 Comments

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

Man charged with keeping wife captive for ten years
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# Shackled

Man charged with keeping wife captive for ten years

Jul 12th 2012, 3:39 PM 16,904 Views 26 Comments

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

Questions over 'lone perpetrator' theory of Austrian girl's kidnapping
# Natasha Kampusch
# Natasha Kampusch

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

Feb 27th 2012, 2:36 PM 7,179 Views 2 Comments

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

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed
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Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed

Jan 24th 2012, 10:38 AM 6,593 Views 16 Comments

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.

Aid workers freed in Yemen
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# Yemen

Aid workers freed in Yemen

Nov 14th 2011, 3:23 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

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.