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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# kidnappings

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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.
There were 25% more kidnappings in Ireland last year, but what does it mean?
Not all kidnappings involve hostages or demands for money.
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.
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.
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.
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.