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Latvia: Trying to free its Al Jazeera journo
Latvia has worked tirelessly to secure the freedom from Egypt of its unjustly imprisoned citizen, Peter Greste.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2014 11:02 GMT
The hostage rescue dilemma
Sometimes it's less risky to act than not to.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 14:11 GMT
A brief history of failed US rescue bids
Time and again special forces have tried to bring back hostages safely but often the missions have been unsuccessful.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 20:37 GMT
The truth about beheadings
With an act of a sword, they manage to force both Obama and Cameron to react.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014 10:31 GMT
World leaders condemn latest ISIL beheading
UK PM condemns ISIL beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, saying "no depravity to which they will not sink".
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 14:30 GMT
Video shows beheading of ISIL hostage
Masked man seen killing British aid worker Alan Henning blames ongoing US-led attacks on territory held by the group.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 10:42 GMT
ISIL and western media: Accidental allies?
ISIL's alleged influence on social networking sites might be the result of western hype.
Donatella Della Ratta
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 09:02 GMT
ISIL releases new video of UK hostage
Video purports to show journalist John Cantlie saying he will soon reveal "facts" to counter portrayal of ISIL in West.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 20:12 GMT
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The US knows it cannot destroy ISIL alone but the region knows it cannot do without US leadership and firepower.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 10:22 GMT
IS: Using hostages as a weapon of war?
The group which calls itself the Islamic State beheads a third Western hostage.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2014 13:13 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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