Tag: kidnap

  • Abu Sayyaf commander slain

    Malaysian PM lauds security forces as the Philippines reports death of Abraham Hamid, accused of kidnapping foreigners. Philippines: Abu Sayyaf commander slain in Malaysia Malaysian security forces have killed a […]

  • Coastal security after threat

    Pirates have previously attacked resort in Lamu. Kenya police beef up security in coastal region over terror threats The Kenyan authorities on Thursday issued a terror alert following leaked information […]

  • Nations unite against Abu Sayyaf group

    More vague promises of joint action. Nations unite against Abu Sayyaf group Margareth S. Aritonang Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to initiate joint army training to advance efforts to secure […]

  • Crew kidnap, ASG suspected

    Abu Sayyaf Group believed to be behind attack. Korean abducted in first Philippines cargo ship raid MANILA: Suspected Islamist militants kidnapped the captain of a South Korean cargo ship in […]

  • Tri-lateral pact signed

    Pact finally signed by Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Trilateral agreement against Abu Sayyaf threat in force: Defense Minister Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu claims that the […]

  • Nigerian Navy, fake kidnaps

    Navy suggests that kidnaps are being faked. Kidnapped crews probably disagree. Navy profiles ships, owners involved in stage-managed kidnap attempts By Evelyn Usman lagos—Nigerian Navy, yesterday said it had begun […]

  • Copycat kidnappers?

    Kidnapping claims have drawn ‘red flags’ among the investigators. Sabah police: Latest ‘kidnapping’ not ala Abu Sayyaf BY MUGUNTAN VANAR KOTA KINABALU: The latest claims of a kidnapping of a […]

  • Nigerian Navy claim success

    Navy claiming early victory. Operation ‘Tsare Teku’ has reduced piracy, hostage taking – Navy The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said that Operation ‘Tsare Teku’ had reduced piracy and hostage taking […]

  • Joint patrols at last

    Agreement reached at long last. Indonesia to start joint sea patrols with Malaysia, Philippines Marguerite Afra Sapiie Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines on Monday signed a document on standard operating […]

  • Indo boosts boat security

    Armed guards apparently ruled out. Jakarta to Boost Security of Small Vessels By Aiswarya Lakshmi Jakarta will boost security of small vessels after hijackings 15 July, says a report in […]