Murle bandits allegedly crossed into Ethiopia's Gambella region and killed 28 people before fleeing with 43 children.
Abductions31 Dec 2015 05:32 GMT
Ban Ki-moon phones PM Abadi to urge prompt action for the safe return of more than two dozen Qataris taken by gunmen.
Abductions22 Dec 2015 15:58 GMT
GCC says Iraq should take "decisive" steps as Iraq denies mass kidnapping had anything to do with its government.
War & Conflict23 Nov 2015 06:36 GMT
President Keita announces 21 people killed in brazen attack on luxury hotel in Bamako with three suspects on the run.
Inside Story21 Nov 2015 22:03 GMT
Could the attack on a luxury hotel in the Malian capital have been prevented?
War & Conflict21 Nov 2015 00:40 GMT
Mali state television reports that at least 27 people were killed in assault on Radisson Blu hotel.
Abductions18 Nov 2015 12:09 GMT
PM Najib said he's shocked and sickened after hostage killed by the armed group in the southern Philippines.
101 East09 Oct 2015 00:46 GMT
101 East explores why over 300 Australian children are abducted by a parent and taken overseas every year.
Abductions16 Sep 2015 09:00 GMT
Armed Bangladeshi gangs are kidnapping Indian fishermen for ransom, wreaking havoc, and threatening livelihoods.
Human Rights23 Aug 2015 14:28 GMT
Jalisco state officials accused of failing to act on disappearances, but families continue to demand those missing.
Politics06 Dec 2014 09:50 GMT
Lorenzo Vinciguerra, held by Abu Sayyaf for two years, dashes to freedom after hacking one rebel commander.
Inside Story05 Nov 2014 02:08 GMT
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan under fire after a discredited truce with armed group Boko Haram.
Investigative23 Oct 2014 13:12 GMT
For 37 years, a group of grandmothers have been searching for relatives that went missing during military era.
Politics19 Oct 2014 04:33 GMT
Presidential source quoted as saying everything is being done to gain freedom of female students held by Boko Haram.
Politics18 Oct 2014 11:07 GMT
Military confirms Abu Sayyaf group released man and woman, but says it is "not privy" to reports $5.6m ransom was paid.
Politics17 Oct 2014 10:01 GMT
Philippine rebel group had said it would kill German hostage on Friday unless Berlin paid $5.6m in ransom.
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