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From TheJournal.ie Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

From TheJournal.ie 90 students kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed Bamenda

90 students kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed

It was the first mass kidnapping to hit Cameroon and one of the gravest incidents in 13 months of pro-independence violence.

From TheJournal.ie North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare' Kidnapped

North American family freed from Taliban captivity after 'Kafkaesque nightmare'

Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were kidnapped during a backpacking trip in Afghanistan in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mountain man' released on parole 32 years after kidnapping world-class athlete Don Nichols

'Mountain man' released on parole 32 years after kidnapping world-class athlete

Nichols (86) was sentenced to 85 years in prison for kidnapping biathlete Kari Swenson in 1984.

From TheJournal.ie Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term Central Criminal Court

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl Nicosia

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.

From TheJournal.ie 26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed Qatar

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed

The party is believed to have included members of the Qatari royal family.

From TheJournal.ie Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued from kidnappers after week in captivity Brazil

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued from kidnappers after week in captivity

Ecclestone’s 67-year-old mother-in-law Aparecida Schunck Flosi Palmeira was kidnapped on 22 July.

From TheJournal.ie F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped and held for €33 million' Snatched

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped and held for €33 million'

Local reports say that the woman was snatched from her home in Sao Paulo.

From TheJournal.ie Olympiakos footballer rescued after being kidnapped in Mexico Alan Pulido

Olympiakos footballer rescued after being kidnapped in Mexico

Alan Pulido was reportedly kidnapped by armed men yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls Boko Haram

Questions raised about Nigerian woman after claim she was among 219 kidnapped girls

A campaign group said today the 19-year-old was not on the list.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea wants the South to prove it didn't kidnap 12 women Kidnapped

North Korea wants the South to prove it didn't kidnap 12 women

The North insists they were tricked into defecting by South Korean spies who effectively “kidnapped” them.

From TheJournal.ie Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Nigeria

Two years on, video appears to show schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram

More than 200 girls were abducted from a secondary school in Chibok on 14 April 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call Philadelphia

Seven-week-old baby kidnapped from shopping centre as his mam took a phone call

Young Ashir Simmons was found about five hours later.

From TheJournal.ie Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom Jumpei Yasuda

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

From TheJournal.ie "She's not well. It's very difficult for her to face him" - trial begins of 'Sweden's Fritzl' Kidnapped

"She's not well. It's very difficult for her to face him" - trial begins of 'Sweden's Fritzl'

The trial began today of a man accused of drugging, raping and detaining a young woman in a bunker.

From TheJournal.ie Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq Baghdad

Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq

The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.

From TheJournal.ie I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict Child Soldier

I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict

The story of James Riak, an aid worker with GOAL in South Sudan, who was kidnapped from his family as a ten-year-old and trained as a child soldier.

From TheJournal.ie Rapist who carved a cross into victim's forehead jailed for 17 years Melbourne

Rapist who carved a cross into victim's forehead jailed for 17 years

Alfio Anthony Granata repeatedly raped a Dutch tourist over the course of six-weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Baby kidnapped days after birth reunited with parents 17 years later Together Again

Baby kidnapped days after birth reunited with parents 17 years later

Pupils at the teenager’s school noticed similarities between her and a younger biological sister.

From TheJournal.ie US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation Rescue

US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation

His sister made a plea for his safe return just this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead Maria Jose Alvarado

Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead

Both were kidnapped on the eve of this week’s Miss World contest in London.

From TheJournal.ie Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin Crime

Three women taken at gunpoint during 'tiger kidnapping' in Dublin

Gardaí are searching for two armed men.

From TheJournal.ie 'Great escape' Irish troops get ready to leave Golan Heights Syria

'Great escape' Irish troops get ready to leave Golan Heights

They’re to be replaced by 130 new peacekeepers.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of killed James Foley felt like "annoyance" to US government Islamic State

Mother of killed James Foley felt like "annoyance" to US government

Diane Foley said her family was warned it would be charged if it tried to raise ransom money to free James.

From TheJournal.ie Interpol chase parents who took ill son from hospital Kidnapped

Interpol chase parents who took ill son from hospital

The boy has a brain tumour and needs medical attention.

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother finds stolen grandson after 35-year search Dirty War

Grandmother finds stolen grandson after 35-year search

The 83-year-old woman is the head of the Argentinian organisation which tracks down babies stolen during the military dictatorship.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF Kidnapped

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF

62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire

From The42 Carlos Tevez' father released unharmed after being held captive for eight hours Segundo Tevez

Carlos Tevez' father released unharmed after being held captive for eight hours

The Juventus striker has reportedly now cancelled his return to Argentina.

From TheJournal.ie Israel blames Hamas for teens' kidnapping as massive search enters third day West Bank

Israel blames Hamas for teens' kidnapping as massive search enters third day

Troops carried out their biggest arrest operation in years last night, detaining 80 Palestinians.

From TheJournal.ie Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free Abduction

Student uses psychology skills to convince kidnapper to set her free

The woman was forced into a car and tied up in a car park near her college campus.

From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April Thousands Killed

Boko Haram kidnap 20 women close to where 300 schoolgirls were abducted in April

Eyewitnesses say the women were forced into vehicles at gunpoint.

From TheJournal.ie US town cancels celebration for soldier captured by the Taliban over safety fears Homecoming

US town cancels celebration for soldier captured by the Taliban over safety fears

Bowe Bergdahl’s release has sparked a national debate in the US: was he an American prisoner of war? Or a deserter who abandoned his unit?

From TheJournal.ie Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned Hostages

Nigerian authorities 'furious' parents of four girls failed to say children had safely returned

Authorities have revised down number of girls kidnapped. There are 219 girls still missing.

From TheJournal.ie US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel Boko Haram

US says no one else is helping find abducted girls in Nigeria - despite help from Britain, France, Israel

China has also offered its assistance, while the United Nations imposed sanctions on Boko Haram

From TheJournal.ie US sends 80 extra troops to Chad to help in search for missing schoolgirls Support

US sends 80 extra troops to Chad to help in search for missing schoolgirls

President Barack Obama made the announcement today.

From TheJournal.ie Abducted schoolgirls: Nigeria says it will talk to Boko Haram Kidnapped

Abducted schoolgirls: Nigeria says it will talk to Boko Haram

Meanwhile, a regional governor has said that all of the girls shown in a video release by the militant group had been identified as students in the school attacked last month.

From TheJournal.ie New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls Abducted

New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls

A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, 223 are still missing.

From TheJournal.ie Madeleine McCann: Police begin ground searches near apartment complex Portugal

Madeleine McCann: Police begin ground searches near apartment complex

Earlier this year British detectives said they were looking for a paedophile who sexually abused five girls during break-ins at holiday homes between 2004 and 2010.

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