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# kidnapped - Monday 12 May, 2014

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, 223 are still missing.

# kidnapped - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Madeleine McCann: Police begin ground searches near apartment complex

Earlier this year British detectives said they were looking for a paedophile who sexually abused five girls during break-ins at holiday homes between 2004 and 2010.

# kidnapped - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls reportedly sold into marriages

Around 220 schoolgirls are still missing after being abducted by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

# kidnapped - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’

Police also rescued several severely malnourished people found wandering nearby. It’s reported that others were found alive, shackled inside.

# kidnapped - Thursday 16 January, 2014

New video shows only American soldier still held by Taliban is alive

The video, sent to officials in the US, is the first proof in more than three years that Bowe Berghdal is still alive.

# kidnapped - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

# kidnapped - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy's family

Ben Needham went missing in 1991 on the Greek island of Kos and links were previously made to the Roma community in the area he disappeared from.

# kidnapped - Monday 14 October, 2013

Three kidnapped Red Cross staffers are 'free and safe'

Seven staff had been kidnapped when their convoy was stopped at a roadside.

# kidnapped - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Seven Red Cross workers kidnapped in northern Syria

The group was kidnapped early this morning.

# kidnapped - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan freed just hours after kidnapping

The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after US commandos embarrassed and angered Libya’s government.

# kidnapped - Friday 19 July, 2013

British national kidnapped in Lagos

It is reported that the man was abducted while travelling into the city after landing at the airport.

# kidnapped - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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

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.

# kidnapped - Monday 27 May, 2013

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen

A man and a woman were seized today while they were outside a hotel in the eastern part of the central Yemeni city of Taiz.

# kidnapped - Saturday 25 May, 2013

The anguish of parents and families highlighted on International Missing Children's Day

A child going missing is every parent’s nightmare – but what services are available to support the parents and families of missing children?

# kidnapped - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Miracle escapes: The kidnapped children who returned home Kidnapped This post contains videos

Miracle escapes: The kidnapped children who returned home

Jaycee Dugard, Shawn Hornbeck, Elizabeth Smart: All were kidnapped, all returned home.

# kidnapped - Monday 22 April, 2013

Afghan Taliban capture Turkish civilians after helicopter lands

Eight Turks and an Afghan from a civilian helicopter which made an emergency landing have been captured by Taliban insurgents.

# kidnapped - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Seven French holidaymakers kidnapped in Cameroon

A family of French citizens, including four children, have been kidnapped by a Nigerian terrorist group suspected to be Boko Haram.

# kidnapped - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

'Brave' five-year-old safe after week-long hostage ordeal

The kidnapper was killed during the rescue operation.

# kidnapped - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Two kidnapped Dutch children found in Bosnia

Bosnian have located two Dutch children who were kidnapped in the Netherlands last year and arrested their former foster parents.

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has called for the immediate release of an Irish citizen reportedly among those kidnapped from a BP oil field in the south of Algeria.

# kidnapped - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

NBC journalist and TV crew escape abduction in Syria

More than a dozen armed gunmen kidnapped and held NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and several colleagues for five days in Syria.

# kidnapped - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom

Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night.

# kidnapped - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

From The42 Hulk's sister 'kidnapped' in Brazil - reports Trouble

Hulk's sister 'kidnapped' in Brazil - reports

The player’s mother was quoted by the daily Correio as saying that the family are “waiting for a contact”.

# kidnapped - Sunday 5 August, 2012

VIDEO: Syria rebels say hostages are elite soldiers from Iran Kidnapped This post contains videos

VIDEO: Syria rebels say hostages are elite soldiers from Iran

The rebels say that the Iranians kidnapped yesterday are actually Revolutionary Guards and not pilgrims, as was originally claimed.

# kidnapped - Saturday 4 August, 2012

48 pilgrims from Iran kidnapped in Syria - reports

The 48 Iranians were abducted by armed terrorists who boarded their bus in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

# kidnapped - Friday 6 July, 2012

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal

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

# kidnapped - Thursday 31 May, 2012

German engineer kidnapped in Nigeria killed

Reports of the killing say it’s unclear if the hostage was killed before or during a failed rescue attempt.

# kidnapped - Monday 7 May, 2012

Al-Qaeda releases video of American hostage

In the video, hostage Warren Weinstein says he will be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to the militant group’s demands.

# kidnapped - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Nurse charged with murder after woman shot, baby snatched

The three-day-old boy was taken from his mother after she was fatally wounded outside a Houston hospital.

Three-day-old baby abducted as mother lay fatally wounded

The infant was found later yesterday after being grabbed from his dying mother.

# kidnapped - Sunday 25 March, 2012

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# kidnapped - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates

Judith Tebbutt and her husband David were kidnapped in September. David was killed during the attack – a fact Judith, who spent six months in captivity, did not find out until weeks after.

# kidnapped - Sunday 18 March, 2012

US citizen released by Iraqi captors Iraq This post contains videos

US citizen released by Iraqi captors

However, confusion surrounds release of man who says he was kidnapped after serving with the US military in Iraq.

# kidnapped - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Parents to be reunited with son eight years after he was kidnapped

US authorities found the boy living with his former babysitter in Texas.

# kidnapped - Friday 25 November, 2011

Three tourists kidnapped, another killed in Mali

The four were in a restaurant in Timbuktu when four armed men forced them out of the building.

# kidnapped - Friday 11 November, 2011

Syrian violence takes an even bloodier turn

Syrians have been snatched from their homes and killed during Syria’s bloodiest month yet in its eight-month-old uprising.

# kidnapped - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Gardaí searching for abducted man find body in Co Meath

Twenty-nine-year-old Ciarán Noonan was abducted from the East Wall area of Dublin on 20 October.

# kidnapped - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement

The four adults aged between 29 and 41 were found locked in a basement boiler room on Saturday.

# kidnapped - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

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.

# kidnapped - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…