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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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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 ...

Freed Belgian hostages may leave Guatemala Monday

Kidnapped Tourists Freed Freed Belgian hostages may leave Guatemala Monday

GUATEMALA CITY - Four Belgian tourists held hostage for 40 hours by peasant farmers in the Guatemalan jungle and released unharmed could fly home on Monday, a Belgian embassy spokesman said on ...

Guatemalan farmers group takes Belgian tourists hostage

Police, Soldiers Search Guatemalan Jungle For Belgian Hostages Guatemalan farmers group takes Belgian tourists hostage

LAGUNILLA EL SALVADOR, Guatemala - Security forces in boats and helicopters were searching Guatemala's eastern jungle Saturday for four Belgian tourists and two Guatemalans who were taken hostage ...

Farc frees four tourists in Colombia

Colombia Farc frees four tourists in Colombia

Left-wing Colombian rebels have freed four local tourists kidnapped in January, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Ana Maria Aldana, Cesar Hoyos, Hernando Martinez ...

Aussie tourists taken hostage on tourist bus in China

China Aussie tourists taken hostage on tourist bus in China

There is no indication a Chinese man who took 10 Australians hostage overnight chose to specifically target Australians, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says.

A man armed with explosives ...

Chavez is the new peace hero in Colombia

Colombia Rebels Chavez is the new peace hero in Colombia

By Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has done it again. He once again helped free Colombian hostages held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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