Woman rescued after being held hostage for $9,000 ransom

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Woman rescued after being held hostage for $9,000 ransom

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested two men for allegedly kidnapping a woman and holding her for a ransom of VND200 million, (US$9,000) in a hotel room where they threatened to torture and rape her.

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Couple suspected of staging kidnapping in HCMC standoff

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

A man arrested after a 9-hour standoff in Ho Chi Minh City Friday faces charge of extortion, not abduction because a woman originally thought to be his hostage stayed with him voluntarily, police said.

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Nigeria signals readiness to talk to Boko Haram rebels

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Nigeria signals readiness to talk to Boko Haram rebels

Nigerians take part in a protest demanding for the release of secondary school girls abducted from the remote village of Chibok, in Asokoro, Abuja May 13, 2014.

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Nigerian army posts two divisions to hunt for missing girls

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Nigerian army posts two divisions to hunt for missing girls

Activists pause during a prayer vigil for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls in front of the Consulate General of Nigeria in Manhattan, New York May 10, 2014.

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Nigeria's president at WEF pledges to free kidnapped girls

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan promised on Thursday to find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels, as the hostage crisis overshadowed his opening address to a conference designed to showcase investment opportunities in Africa's biggest economy.

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World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

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World powers join search for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

World powers, including the United States and China, have joined in the search for the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists who have also killed hundreds in the country's northeast this week.

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Nigeria offers $300,000 reward for information on kidnapped girls

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Nigeria offers $300,000 reward for information on kidnapped girls

Protesters hold signs during a march in support of the girls kidnapped by members of Boko Haram in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington May 6, 2014.

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US experts join hunt for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

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US experts join hunt for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

A team of US experts has been sent to Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

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Gunmen abduct eight more girls in northeast Nigeria: police

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped eight girls from a village near one of their strongholds in northeastern Nigeria overnight, police and residents said on Tuesday.

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Mayor of Mexico's largest port city arrested over possible crime links

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Prosecutors are holding the mayor of one of Mexico's main port cities for questioning over allegations he took part in kidnapping and extortion, the latest step in a government crackdown on organized crime in the western region.

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2 Koreans wanted for kidnapping, extortion in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City’s police are hunting for two South Korean men who allegedly kidnapped one of their countrymen in an attempt to extort US$300,000 from him last month.

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4 Vietnamese arrested in Cambodia for kidnapping, extortion

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Cambodian police arrested four Vietnamese nationals, Thursday, for allegedly holding two of their countrymen for ransom, according to Cambodian media.

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Girl abducted in Vietnam for $23,700 ransom is Taiwanese: police

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Girl abducted in Vietnam for $23,700 ransom is Taiwanese: police

The 14-year-old girl who was set free by police in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from a kidnapping ring on Wednesday is a Taiwanese person who has a Vietnamese mother and a late Taiwanese father, Vietnamese police said Thursday.

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Girl abducted in Vietnam for $23,700 ransom is Taiwanese: police

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Girl abducted in Vietnam for $23,700 ransom is Taiwanese: police

The 14-year-old girl who was set free by police in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from a kidnapping ring on Wednesday is a Taiwanese person who has a Vietnamese mother and a late Taiwanese father, Vietnamese police said Thursday.

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Vietnam police nab 5 for purportedly kidnapping girl for $47,400 ransom

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Vietnam police nab 5 for purportedly kidnapping girl for $47,400 ransom

Police in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have captured five people, including a woman, who allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old girl whose father is a foreigner for a VND1 billion (US$47,400) ransom.

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