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The U.S. has offered the Nigerian government help with locating the roughly 276 kidnapped school girls. In the meantime, a car bomb exploded this week in the capital, Abuja, near the site of another deadly bombing last month. And, on Monday, 100-150 people were killed in a northeastern border town by Boko Haram. Comfort Ero, Africa program director for the International Crisis Group, talks about what the US team of specialists can do to help and what might end the violence in Nigeria.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Elizabeth Smart discusses how she survived being abducted from her Salt Lake City bedroom and forging a new life in the wake of a crime. In My Story, she tells of the constant fear she endured, her determination to maintain hope, and how she devised a plan to manipulate her captors and convince them to return to Utah, where she was rescued.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
It was August 23, 2008 when journalist Amanda Lindhout and her partner Nigel Brennen were were kidnapped in Somalia.They remained in captivity for 460 days. Amanda Lindhout is the author of a new book about her experience called “A House in the Sky” and she joins The Takeaway to discuss her experience.
Friday, May 10, 2013
As a member of Cleveland's Puerto Rican community, Arielle M. Rios distinctly remembers the day of Gina DeJesus's disappearance. She describes the community's reaction DeJesus's release, and learning that Ariel Castro, who hung a Puerto Rican flag on the porch of the home where he kept the three victims, is the lead suspect in this kidnapping case.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Yesterday, three missing women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, missing since 2003, 2004 and 2002, respectively, were found alive in a house on Cleveland's West Side. The women were apparently kidnapped and held for years as prisoners.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Over the weekend, it was revealed that the U.S. has been secretly releasing high-level detainees from a military prison in Afghanistan as part of negotiations with insurgent groups. But over the border, in Pakistan, the U.S. stated yesterday that they’ve ruled out negotiating with Al-Qaeda to free an aid worker who was kidnapped last summer.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The recent search for the missing school boy Etan Patz, who disappeared 33 years ago after walking alone to the bus stop, has reignited an age old debate: at what age should parents give their kids more freedom?
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Ten years ago this week, Wall Street Journal South Asia bureau chief Daniel Pearl was abducted and killed by Pakistani militants. His grisly murder shocked the world, heralding the end of innocence for many foreign correspondents. It also became a rallying cry for those supporting the war on terror as well as those in Afghanistan and Iraq. But for those who actually knew Pearl, it was something else entirely.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Over 36 hours after Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen in his native Venezuela, there is still no word from his captors. The Nationals and Major League Baseball say they are working with authorities to ensure Ramos's safe return. Michael Schmidt of The New York Times has the latest on the story.