Kjartan Sekkingstad returned to Norway on Friday after a year of captivity in the Philippines.
A notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines enjoyed another lucrative payday when it released a Norwegian hostage after a year in captivity, analysts said Monday. A bearded and bedraggled Kjartan S...
A day after release of Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad, ISIL-linked group frees Indonesians.
A Norwegian held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released on Saturday after a year in captivity and will soon be handed over to officials, authorities said.
Kjartan Sekkingstad released after almost a year in captivity when armed group received $638,000 ransom.