1 - 10 of 36 results for "hostages"

Sponsor links

  1. 1. news | 28 Jan 2015

    Sydney cafe inquest to shed light on how hostages died

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - An inquest into the deadly siege in which an extremist gunman held a cafe full of people captive in Sydney opens Thursday, amid expectation it will officially lift the lid on how two hostages died.

  2. 2. news | 24 Jan 2015

    Japan vows to 'never give up' search for IS hostages

    By AFP

    » Japan on Saturday vowed to "never give up" its struggle to save two Japanese hostages held captive by Islamic State militants after the deadline to pay their ransom passed in agonising silence.

  3. 3. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Linked militants say countdown for Japan's hostages began

    By AP

    » TOKYO — Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the “countdown has begun” for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages.

  4. 4. news | 23 Jan 2015

    IS to make statement 'soon' on hostages

    » TOKYO — The Islamic State group will release a statement “soon” on two Japanese hostages it has threatened to kill sometime on Friday if Japan doesn’t pay a $200 million ransom, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK reported Fr...

  5. 5. multimedia | 22 Jan 2015

    Japan PM vows all-out effort to save hostages

    » Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his government will make an all-out effort to save hostages held by the Islamic State armed group. - REUTERS

  6. 6. news | 21 Jan 2015

    ISIS holds 18 foreign hostages

    » BEIRUT - A list of foreign hostages believed held by the Islamic State group and some of those who have been released, reportedly in exchange for ransom money:

  7. 7. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Islamic State state threatens to behead Japanese hostages

    » CAIRO - The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages by Friday unless they receive $200 million, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East.

  8. 8. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Japan vows to save IS group hostages

    By AP

    » CAIRO — The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East. ...

  9. 9. news | 20 Jan 2015

    IS threatens to kill Japan hostages, Tokyo vows not to give in

    By AFP

    » The Islamic State group threatened in a video Tuesday to kill two Japanese hostages within 72 hours unless it receives a $200 million ransom, but Tokyo vowed it would not bow to "terrorism".

  10. 10. news | 20 Jan 2015

    IS threatens to kill Japan hostages

    By AFP

    » BEIRUT - The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays a $200 million ransom within 72 hours, in a video posted on jihadist websites on Tuesday.

Bangkok Post print edition sections

Stay updated everywhere, anytime with Bangkok Post digital products