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Nigerian security frees 26 kidnapped road officials from gunmen in central state

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Nigerian security forces have freed 26 members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were kidnapped by gunmen a few days ago in...
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Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed

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Under the coordination between Egypt with the Libyan forces, several Egyptian nationals who were kidnapped early in September in Libya were set free, Egypt's...
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Nigerian troops kill 8 Boko Haram militants in repelled attacks

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Eight Boko Haram militants were killed when Nigerian troops repelled an attack by the extremist group in the country's northeastern state of Borno, an...
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Scores of travelers kidnapped in Nigeria: source

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Scores of travellers were kidnapped by gunmen early Thursday along an expressway between Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the north-central city of Kaduna, security...
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Nigerian police rescue 2 soldiers abducted by Boko Haram

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The Nigerian police said Tuesday they rescued two soldiers abducted by terror group Boko Haram in the country's northeastern region. Two soldiers...
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At least 10 NGO workers kidnapped by militants in SW Niger

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At least ten non-governmental organization (NGO) workers were kidnapped by armed militants on Wednesday afternoon in the commune of Makalondi in southwest Niger, close...
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Gunmen kill 2, abduct many in central Nigeria

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Nigerian police early Thursday said they are combing surrounding bushes for a gang of gunmen who killed two persons and abducted many others along...
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3 officials kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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Three government officials were abducted Friday night in Boyo division of Northwest, one of the two troubled Anglophone regions of Cameroon, local authorities said...
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One civilian killed and six others kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive region

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At least one civilian was killed and six others abducted by armed separatists Monday night in Bonakanda, a locality in Cameroon's troubled English-speaking region...
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West African coast recorded 90 percent of global piracy incidents in 2019

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About 90 percent of all the piracy incidents around the world occurred along the coast of West Africa, the international maritime bureau (IMB) has...
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13 people kidnapped in central Nigeria

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At least 13 persons have been kidnapped in two villages along a highway in central north Nigeria between Saturday and Monday by gunmen, a...
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Catholic Bishop kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive region

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Armed separatists kidnapped a prominent Catholic Bishop early Saturday in Bui, a division in Cameroon's restive region of Northwest, according to officials of the...

Dr. Da Costa commends Ag IGP on his new appointment

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A renowned Lecturer at the University of West London, Dr Da Costa Aboagye, on Wednesday 14th August, 2019, paid a courtesy call on the...
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Village leader kidnapped in northwestern Nigeria

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A village leader was on Tuesday abducted in Nigeria's northwestern Katsina state by unidentified men, police said Wednesday. Bature Mai'unguwa, the village head of Labo...
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Police Rescued Ho Kidnapped Girl

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A 17-year old girl who was allegedly “kidnapped” in Ho on January 21, around Stanbic Bank where she went to pay her school fees...

A Canadian Man Reported Missing in Burkina Faso

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A Canadian man was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa Tuesday night, CTV reported Wednesday. The Canadian man, identified as Kirk Woodman, was abducted...
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Former African foreign affairs minister kidnapped by the US government!

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There is corruption in many countries in Africa, but it pales by comparison to that done in every sphere of the United States of...

Zuma Seeks Public Help in Finding Charlotte Nikoi

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Almost two months since Unicef director Charlotte Nikoi’s disappearance, President Jacob Zuma appealed to anyone who may have information to come forward and assist...
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South Sudan not prepared to release any kidnapped oil workers soon

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South Sudanese rebels allied to former first Vice President Riek Machar on Monday vowed never to release again any foreign oil workers captured near...
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7 Kidnapped in Mexican restaurant includes son of el-chapo

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Jalisco State Attorney General Eduardo Almaguer told news media that Salazar and six other men were abducted during a raid late Monday at the...
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American University of Afghanistan closed following kidnapping of two profs

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The professors were driving through the western part of Kabul on the Darulaman Road when they were kidnapped by two armed gunmen, one of...
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U.S. and Australian professors Abducted in Kabul

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The two men are lecturers for the American University of Afghanistan and were driving through the western part of the city when they were...
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Kaduna’s deputy high commissioner’s ordeal in the hands of gunmen

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Sources in the embassy in Abuja‎ stated that he left the embassy at the Sierra Leone mission to attend a military graduation ceremony in...
TWITTER/AFP/File (L to R) Spanish freelance journalists Angel Sastre, Antonio Pampliega and Jose Manuel Lopez were kidnapped in Syria about 10 months ago

Kidnapped Spanish Journalists Return Home

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"The Spanish journalists Jose Manuel Lopez, Angel Sastre and Antonio Pampliega who were kidnapped in Aleppo in northern Syria almost 10 months ago have...

Families of kidnapped Chibok girls find new hope in video

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And there's a chance their horror can still turn into a dream come true. They are the families of the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who...
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Unknown gunmen held siblings hostage in Beirut

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According to the report, the armed men, who were riding a silver Hyundai, abducted Diala Ali al-Amine, 6, and her four-year-old brother Nouh while...
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15 Killed In Security Forces’ Crackdown Against Militants In Afghanistan

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The security forces in crackdown against militants in the northern Kunduz province have killed eight armed insurgents, an army spokesman in the province, Nasratullah...
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Seamen kidnapped in Philippines to be rescued

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"To handle this case, the ministry continues to communicate and coordinate with all related institutions in Indonesia and the Philippines, including the foreign affairs...

Libyan airstrikes is believed to have killed embassy worker

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Speaking at a press conference, Dacic said the ministry received photos that confirmed their identity with high level of certainty, although victims were not...

Ex-Nigerian President Relation seized by kidnappers

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan's relative who was abducted some days ago with the former President's foster father has been found dead. Samuel Oki, 35 years...