kidnappings

Daesh Abducts More Than 200 Near Mosul, Retreats with Thousands – UN

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Nov 8 – Daesh fighters abducted 295 former Iraqi Security Forces members near the militant stronghold of Mosul and also forced 1,500 families to retreat with them from Hammam al Alil town, the United Nations human rights organisation said on Tuesday. The abductions took place last week as Iraqi government forces,

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Australian Woman Kidnapped in Afghanistan’s Capital Kabul

KABUL, Nov 6 – An Australian working for a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Afghanistan was reported kidnapped in the capital Kabul on Saturday, officials said. “The Australian Embassy in Kabul is making urgent enquiries into reports an Australian has been kidnapped in Kabul,” a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra

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