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No more hostages held by Somali pirates

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Over the past five years Somali pirates took more than 3 600 people hostage in attacks on ships varying in size from tankers through to...

Five killed in attack on South African church, hostages freed

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Five people were killed in an attack on a church west of Johannesburg in the early hours of Saturday, South African police said, with...

Sahel hostages released

A Canadian woman and an Italian man kidnapped while travelling through Burkina Faso 15 months ago have been freed and are in good health,...

Mali hostage video released by Islamists

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An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali released a video of a French aid worker and a Colombian nun kidnapped in separate incidents...

British hostages released in DR Congo

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Two Britons held hostage in Democratic Republic of Congo were released, Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson said. They were kidnapped on Friday while...

Boko Haram hostages handed to Nigerian government

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Boko Haram freed 13 hostages after authorities negotiated their release with the Islamist militants. The kidnappings were part of a campaign of...

Americans and Canadians released after kidnapping

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Two Americans and two Canadians were freed after being kidnapped in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said, as it...

Hostages rescued in Nigeria

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Nigeria's military rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants, it said in a statement, after...

Hostages held in Central African Republic mosque freed

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About 1,000 people held hostage since the weekend by armed militias in a mosque amid violent clashes in south-eastern Central African Republic...

Man claiming to be Boko Haram leader denies 5,000 hostages freed

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A man purporting to be the leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram denied in a video posted on Friday that...

Cameroon hostages freed in CAR

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Eleven hostages from Cameroon were freed on Sunday following 16 months of captivity, after having been abducted by a militia group from...

Freed Italian hostages flown home from Libya

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Two Italian hostages freed in Libya after two fellow captives were allegedly killed by Islamic State militants were flown back to Italy...

Two Italian hostages freed in Libya

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Two Italian civilians held hostage in Libya since last July have been freed, a source close to the matter said on Friday,...

Six hostages killed in CAR by rival groups

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Three hostages seized in Central African Republic this week were killed and three more seized later by another group were killed as...

ISS: Mali hostage drama a moral catch-22

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A video featuring Stephen McGown, a South African hostage in Mali, was released on YouTube last week and is spine chilling in...

Mali hostages, held since late 2011, plead for release in video

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Two hostages kidnapped by al Qaeda militants in north Mali more than three years ago asked their governments to help secure their...

Islamic State releases Bangladeshi hostages in Libya oilfield attack

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Two Bangladeshi citizens, among a group of foreign workers taken hostage by the Islamic State militant group in an attack on a...

Central African Republic rebels free eight kidnapped officials

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Rebels in Central African Republic on Monday freed eight local officials who were kidnapped at the weekend, but they warned authorities from...

South African hostage in Yemen killed in US rescue attempt

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Two hostages, including South African Pierre Korkie, were killed during a rescue attempt by American forces in Yemen on Saturday. US special forces...

Sixteen hostages freed in Cameroon

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The Cameroonian army has freed 16 hostages, including Polish Catholic priest Mateusz Dziedzic, who were abducted by rebels from Central African Republic...

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