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2012-05-24 | Remains of Sept 11 Victims sent to landfill
WASHINGTON—Problems with the handling of human remains at a Delaware military base date back at least to Sept. 11, 2001, when portions of bodies brought there after the terrorist attacks were cremated and deposited in a landfill, according to a Defense Department report Tuesday.

2012-05-24 | KATH announces mass burial for unclaimed bodies
The management of Komfo Anokey Teaching hospital in Kumasi is to give a mass burial to about one hundred unclaimed bodies.

2012-05-24 | 2 staffers of Korean hospital kidnapped in Karachi
Gunmen abducted two Pakistani Christians working for a South Korean-run hospital in Karachi on Wednesday.

2012-05-24 | Pirates attach Dutch ship, kidnap 2
Feb 29 (Reuters) - Pirates opened fire on a Dutch cargo ship a few miles from the Nigeria's Port Harcourt, kidnapping the ship's master and an engineer and stealing cash, a security source and anti-piracy group AKE said on Wednesday.

2012-05-24 | Families demand inmates' remains
Forensic experts have been unable to identify all of the corpses, prompting the families' outrage.

2012-05-24 | Two Chinese workers kidnapped for ransom in Cairo
CAIRO: Two Chinese workers were kidnapped for ransom in Cairo on Thursday, an embassy official said, in a sign of growing insecurity in the Egyptian capital a year after the ouster of veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak.

2012-05-24 | Scientists still trying to ID Weston body
The set of human remains stored in a white plastic body bag on tray No. 9 at the Montgomery County morgue has rested there in cold storage for seven months.

2012-05-24 | Syndicate using tricks to get families to pay ransom
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Police have identified a kidnapping syndicate which tricks parents into believing their children have been abducted by playing a 'crying' recording. At least four families had fallen prey and lost RM57,000 (S$23,752), said Serdang Commercial Crimes Investigation department chief Asst Supt Azani Saupi.

2012-05-24 | Ransom demand for SA couple soars
The South African couple kidnapped off the coast of Tanzania a year-and-a-half ago was bought and sold by al-Shabab business­people while their families and others attempted to settle on a ransom amount.

2012-05-24 | Reconstructed face leads to ID of body
Bush, the state's chief medical examiner, announced Thursday that one of more than 200 unidentified bodies the state has in its possession has been identified. A combination of sophisticated DNA testing and an FBI artist's rendering led to the discovery.

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