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Former Seychellois hostages return home

Nation and families rejoice Former Seychellois hostages return home

The two Seychellois former hostages, Rolly Tambara and Marc Songoire, have arrived safely in Seychelles and were greeted by Seychelles President James Michel; Vice-President Danny Faure; ...

Egyptian Bedouin release kidnapped American tourists

US hostages released in Egypt Egyptian Bedouin release kidnapped American tourists

Two American tourists who were being held hostage by an Egyptian Bedouin have reportedly been released.

Gujarat Chief Minister rescues tourists held hostage

Locals take tourists hostage in Lakshadweep Gujarat Chief Minister rescues tourists held hostage

Intervention by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi helped rescue some 135 tourists in Lakshadweep after they were held hostage by the local people, according to an official spokesman.

Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht

Yacht Hijacking Ends Tragically For American Hostages Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht

A round-the-world boating adventure ended tragically Tuesday for four Americans, whom pirates fatally shot after capturing their yacht in the Indian Ocean last week, U.S. officials said.

Manila hijacking ends in bloodshed, 9 dead

Tour Bus Hijacking In Manila Manila hijacking ends in bloodshed, 9 dead

JIM GOMEZ

MANILA, Philippines – A 12-hour hostage drama aboard a hijacked Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday when an angry ex-policeman demanding his job back gunned down eight Hong Kong tourists ...

Hong Kong tourists taken hostage in Manila

Tour bus attacked in Manila Hong Kong tourists taken hostage in Manila

JIM GOMEZ

MANILA, Philippines – A dismissed policeman armed with an automatic rifle seized a bus in the Philippine capital Monday with 25 passengers, most of them Hong Kong tourists, in a bid to demand ...

Seychelles hostages freed

Puntland Authorities Release Piracy Victims Seychelles hostages freed

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Ambassador

Information was received by eTN from Nairobi that the three Seychelles citizens captured by pirates in February have finally been freed and have already arrived in Nairobi.

Multiple attacks in Mumbai leave at least 80 dead, hostages held in two Mumbai hotels

Carnage In Mumbai Multiple attacks in Mumbai leave at least 80 dead, hostages held in two Mumbai hotels

AP

MUMBAI, India – Teams of heavily armed gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular tourist attraction and a crowded train station in at least seven attacks in India's financial capital, killing at ...

Venezuelan president may negotiate for US hostages

Chavez of Venezuela Venezuelan president may negotiate for US hostages

Christopher Toothaker | Associated Press

Caracas, Venezuela - President Hugo Chávez said he will try to facilitate the release of three Americans held captive by Colombia's largest rebel group – even though he has lost contact with ...

Austrian hostage deadline extended by week

Austria Seeks Libyan Help To Free Kidnapped Tourists Austrian hostage deadline extended by week

DUBAI — An internet statement posted in the name of Al-Qaeda on Monday said the group had extended until next weekend its ultimatum for the release of prisoners in exchange for two Austrian ...

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