hostage

March 2, 2020
March 2, 2020

Sacked security guard holds 30 hostages at Philippine mall

A man has been shot and about 30 people taken hostage on Monday by a gunman at a mall in the Philippine capital Manila, where armed police and negotiators were trying to end the standoff peacefully.

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Eng reconsider Bangladesh tour

England cricket chiefs indicated Saturday they were prepared to cancel a tour of Bangladesh after an attack saw 20 foreigners killed in the country.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Nine dead in Philippine clash with Abu Sayyaf militants

A soldier and eight Abu Sayyaf fighters have died after an attempt to free hostages held by the Islamist militant group, the Philippine army said.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

Bloody end to Turkey prosecutor hostage crisis

A Turkish prosecutor and two gunmen who took him hostage have been killed after a shootout at a courthouse in Istanbul

March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015

No group has claimed kidnapping 2 Bangladeshis yet: Minister

None of the infighting groups in Lybia has yet claimed the responsibilities of taking hostage two Bangladeshis in Libya, says State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam

March 9, 2015
March 9, 2015

IS takes Bangladeshi hostage in Libya

A Bangladeshi national along with eight other foreigners has been taken hostage allegedly by Islamic State from an oil field, south of Sirte in Libya