Five Czech citizens who went missing in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley have been kidnapped , security sources confirmed on Sunday, saying several leads were being chased in the case. The five men and their Lebanese driver have been missing since Friday night when their car was discovered in the Kefraya region in t....(more)
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Daniel Escobedo was driving to school when he stopped for what he thought was a security check at a roadblock in the Mexican city of Juarez , across the border from El Paso, Texas .
Worried about being late for class, he hurriedly handed his driver's license to the two uniformed men, who he thought were police officers.
Moments later, two dar....(more)
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The phone call begins with the cries of an anguished child calling for a parent: “Mama! Papa!” The youngster’s sobs are quickly replaced by a husky male voice that means business.
“We’ve got your child,” he says in rapid-fire Spanish, usually adding an expletive for effect and then rattling off a list of demands that might include cash or jewels ....(more)
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An apparent kidnapping-for-ransom set San Jose police on a frantic hunt for the kidnappers and their victim. It ended when police arrested several suspects and the victim -- who had been bound with duct tape -- threw himself out a second floor window.
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Lebanese authorities are searching for five Czechs feared kidnapped along in the eastern Bekaa Valley, a military source said Saturday. The five, along with their Lebanese driver, have been missing since Friday night, when their car was discovered in the Kefraya region in the western part of the Bekaa. In the ....(more)
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At least 10 civilians were killed by mortar and rocket fire on Monday in the central Iraqi village of Hudaid, north of Khan Bani Saad, where dozens of people were killed in a huge bombing last week, medics and a police sergeant said. Most of Diyala province, where the villages are located, is controlled by the government-backed militias and Shi'....(more)
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A "bold" attack on a young woman walking back from a Halloween party early Thursday morning has Colma police searching for a man now suspected of kidnapping and attempted sexual assault.
The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. in the 1600 block of Mission Road, a commercial area of Colma near some of the town's cemetery grounds, a....(more)
(added: Nov 02, 2007 at 11:08 pm)
A 12-year-old San Jose girl walking home from the store with her kid sister was kidnapped and possibly sexually assaulted today before she was able to get free, police said.
The girl was grabbed off the street around 2:17 p.m. near Gardendale Drive and Barbara Way. The sister ran home and alerted her mother, ....(more)
(added: Oct 09, 2007 at 12:40 am)