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Suspected Abu Sayyaf-linked gunmen kidnap 10 fishermen

Police are trying to ascertain why the kidnappers targeted sea gypsies off Sabah's east coast.

Cops rescue Syrian kidnap victim in a matter of hours in...

A group had earlier demanded RM100,000 in ransom for his release.

Malaysia in US list of countries with risk of kidnapping, hostage...

The US State Department warns Americans abroad that they face the risks of kidnapping and hostage taking by criminals and terrorists in 35 countries.

Kidnapping of businessman: Leader of Gee Tiong Seng secret society held

He is among 16 detained to facilitate investigations.

Who says Dr M not confident in PH candidate, asks Muhyiddin

The PPBM president says the prime minister himself will go down to the ground to campaign for Pakatan Harapan today.

Canadian geologist kidnapped in Burkina Faso found dead

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said her country was 'appalled and deeply saddened' by the killing.

‘Jayme is the hero’ sheriff says of Wisconsin girl who escaped...

The 13-year-old has escaped a house in the tiny town of Gordon where she had been held captive for three months.

Cops confirm kidnap off Sabah waters, RM400,000 ransom demand

Clip was sent to fisherman's employer with RM400,000 ransom demand note.

Kidnap incident won’t affect ties with Indonesia, says Mat Sabu

The defence minister says the two nations have always enjoyed a good relationship.

5 Sarawakians kidnapped, assaulted by Indonesian army

The victims, aged between 15 and 64, have since been released.

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city.

Kidnappers demanding RM4 million ransom for fishermen, say cops

Sabah police commissioner Omar Mammah says no time period was given for the payment of ransom for two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped on Sept 11.

‘The Raid’ director teams with Netflix for a bloody terrifying ‘Apostle’...

Apostle is about Thomas Richardson who travels to a remote island to rescue his sister who is kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.

2 men kidnapped off Pulau Gaya, Semporna

Police have not ruled out the possibility that the victims were abducted by a kidnap-for-ransom group.

Actor cries ‘Kidnap’, Esscom sees red

Esscom commander Hazani Ghazali believes 'fake' statement could have been made to create cheap publicity for actor's new movie next month.

Taliban kidnap dozens in Afghanistan’s north despite ceasefire

A Kunduz provincial council member said a total of 300 to 400 passengers could have been on the buses when they were stopped by insurgents.

100 women freed from sex traffickers in Mexico

Found in a dawn raid on a central Mexico City brothel, they included women from Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Venezuela, in Latin America, and in eastern Europe.

US police rescue 11 children from “extremists” at “filthy” hideout

The investigation kicked off late last year in Jonesboro, Georgia, where 39-year-old Siraj Wahhaj of the state's Clayton County was accused of kidnapping his toddler - who was ultimately not found.

Police rescue kidnapped Indian man, arrest 3 Pakistanis

Victim found bound and guarded by three men in a lodging house room after family in India reports ransom demand for RM200,000.

Putrajaya’s enforcement commission to look into Siti Kasim’s arrest

The agency seeks to determine if there had been police abuse of power.

Why would I kidnap my client, asks Siti Kasim

The lawyer says the police should have conducted a thorough investigation of the claims against her instead of raiding her house without checking the facts.

Sabah gets new government, but Shafie says it’s not over yet

The Warisan president says he is looking at several options as there were many clear breaches of election rules by BN and EC officials.

Ecuador says 2 more kidnapped on Colombia border

The latest kidnappings has been claimed in a video sent by the same dissident FARC rebels who claimed responsibility for the killing of the Ecuadoran news team.

Vigils, marches, prayers for 4th anniversary of Chibok kidnap

Fifty-seven escaped in the immediate aftermath and four years on, 112 are still being held -- a global symbol of the Islamist insurgency that has devastated the region.