Jeffery Woodke, a U.S. aid worker who has lived and worked in northern Niger for up to two decades, has been kidnapped by gunmen who also killed his guards and house help on Friday. Niger’s interior ministry released a statement on Saturday announcing that a U.S. aid worker had been kidnapped by gunmen in Abalak.... Read more » Jeffery Woodke: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap U.S.
Three aid workers — an American, a Dane and a Somali — who were helping remove land mines in northern Somalia have been kidnapped by gunmen who attacked their convoy while en route to the airport, the Associated Press reports. A sel...
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch aid worker Anja de Beer, who was kidnapped in Kabul nearly three months ago, was released on Friday, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a Nigerian soldier and kidnapped a Lebanese construction worker on Tuesday in the southern oil-producing Niger Delta, police said.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot dead a security guard outside the embassy of Niger in Cairo early on Wednesday morning, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement.