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  • Massive search launched for 3 teens feared kidnapped in West bank

    Israeli security forces were conducting a large-scale search Friday for three teenagers who disapeared in the West Bank and were feared to have been abducted by Palestinian militants. Families of the Israeli teenagers – one of whom is believed...
  • As troops scour Hebron for abducted Israelis, Netanyahu blames Hamas

    Israeli troops tightened their clampdown on the West Bank city of Hebron and its environs Sunday, hoping to find three Jewish teens missing and presumed abducted by Palestinian militants. About 80 Palestinians were arrested overnight, mostly from the...
  • Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing

    Victims of Mexico's drug war: Tracing the missing
    For almost three years residents of Allende, close to the Mexican border with Texas (see map), harboured a dreadful secret. In 2011 the town of 27,000 people suffered a violent attack by the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug gang. Driven by a thirst for...
  • Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading

     Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed proves to be required summer reading
    No tale of survival quite compares to the story of Cleveland kidnapping victim Michelle Knight. She was abducted on Aug. 22, 2002 by Ariel Castro, a horrid monster who selected her to be the first of three girls he set out to repeatedly starve, beat,...
  • 'White Knuckles,' 'The Beauty of Sharks' and 'White Shadows' Among Standouts at Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS -- Pia Marais' South African drama "White Knuckles," Karim Ainouz's French Riviera-set thriller "The Beauty of Sharks" and Fabio Mollo's psychological suspenser "White Shadows" were the standout projects pitched at the inaugural of Paris...
  • Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

    Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza
    Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
  • Palestinian President Abbas demands release of missing Israeli teens

    As Israel’s campaign to locate three Jewish teenagers missing and believed abducted in the West Bank entered its sixth day, support came Wednesday from an unexpected direction with strong comments from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas....
  • Israel uses search for kidnapped teens to crack down on Hamas

    Israel on Wednesday was pursuing a two-fold mission in the West Bank: Find three Israeli teenagers presumed to have been kidnapped last week and crack down on the Palestinian militant organization Hamas. The three yeshiva students -- Gilad Shaar and...
  • Four plead guilty to 'virtual' kidnapping fraud that duped Latino families

    Four people pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a "virtual" kidnapping ring that duped 128 Latino families into paying ransom to free relatives from kidnappings that never occurred. The four defendants targeted the families of people from Mexico and...
  • Mother of missing Israeli teen pleads with U.N. for help

    The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens. “It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
  • 3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man

    3 men linked to Mexican drug ring charged in kidnapping of S.C. man
    Three men said to be members of a Mexican drug organization have been accused of kidnapping for ransom a South Carolina man who allegedly owed them $200,000 in marijuana, according to court documents. Ruben Ceja-Rangel, 57, Luis Castro Villeda, 22,...