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2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana are rescued

GHANA: Security forces rescued two Canadian women who were abducted in Ghana earlier this month and arrested eight people in connection with their kidnapping, authorities said. Ghanaian Information Minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah denied that the abductors had been paid off, saying “there was no mention or discussion of ransom” during the ...

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Five Indian sailors abducted in Nigeria

NEW DELHI: Five Indian sailors have been abducted by pirates in Nigeria, informed India’s external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet today. In her tweet, Swaraj said that she had asked the Indian ambassador in Nigeria, Abhay Thakur, to “take up” the matter with the Nigerian government to ensure ...

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Abducted American tourist, tour guide in Uganda rescued

KAMPALA: An American tourist and her tour guide, who were abducted in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park on April 2, have been rescued by security forces, a government spokesperson has confirmed. “Both were rescued from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are safely back in Kanungu district in Uganda,” ...

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7 Indians engineers abducted in Afghanistan

KABUL: In another instance of Indian interests in Afghanistan being targeted, seven Indian nationals working for a power company in the country’s northern Baghlan province were abducted, allegedly by Taliban gunmen. There was speculation over the exact number of men but they are understood to have been accompanied by a ...

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