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# kidnappings - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 rescued

News of the rescue comes after weeks of relentless attacks by Boko Haram in the northeast.

# kidnappings - Thursday 31 March, 2016

There were 25% more kidnappings in Ireland last year, but what does it mean?

Not all kidnappings involve hostages or demands for money.

# kidnappings - Friday 29 August, 2014

Irish peacekeepers safe but "on high alert" after Golan Heights kidnappings

Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.

# kidnappings - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

American family reveals their 26-year-old daughter is being held captive in Syria

The humanitarian worker was kidnapped by the militant group some time ago.

# kidnappings - Saturday 23 August, 2014

To pay or not to pay? James Foley's death underscores an agonising dilemma

It is estimated that terrorists net about $120m between 2004 and 2012 in ransoms.

# kidnappings - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Survivors recall terrifying scene of suicide attack in Nigeria as death toll rises to 41

The attack yesterday saw two suicide bombers ram their car into the bus station in Kano, Nigeria’s second largest city.