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2012-05-24 | Death toll in Bangladesh ferry sinking soars past 100
The number of dead in Tuesday's ferry sinking in Bangladesh has now reached 112, with at least 10 passengers still missing, officials say.

2012-05-24 | Kidnapped Swiss couple escapes from Pakistan Taliban
A Swiss couple kidnapped by the Pakistani Taliban last July has escaped and will return home soon, the Swiss foreign ministry said on Thursday after the two reached a military checkpoint near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan.

2012-05-24 | Belgium bringing crash bodies home
"The identification process is being carried out one family at a time, and this is, as you can imagine, a moment of intense pain which can take very long," Belgian prime minister Elio Di Rupo told a news conference.

2012-05-24 | Families identify bodies of Swiss bus crash victims
"The families are there to identify the bodies and to give information to help in the formal identification of those who cannot be identified" visually, a police spokesman told AFP.

2012-05-24 | More ferry bodies found
Hundreds of anxious relatives gathered near the scene of the accident to look for their loved ones. Some were angry, saying they blamed local authorities for the slow pace of the rescue operation.

2012-05-24 | More businesses seek out Kidnap/Ransom insurance
One thing most probably don’t spend much time worrying about is being kidnapped. But for those who travel in certain parts of the world, that is a risk.

2012-05-24 | As business goes global, interest in Kidnap/Ransom Insurance grows
The kidnapping of businesspeople traveling abroad might be an overused movie cliche, but it’s a real enough threat that many companies invest in kidnap and ransom insurance for certain executives and employees.

2012-05-24 | Swiss teacher kidnapped in Yemen
The Foreign Ministry was informed Thursday evening that the woman was kidnapped. Swiss police and intelligence agencies were working on the case, and the ministry said it was in contact with Yemeni authorities.

2012-05-23 | Soldiers Rescue Kidnapped Businessman in Mexico
TIJUANA, Mexico – A businessman who was abducted on March 15 and was being held hostage pending the payment of $1 million in ransom was rescued by Mexican army troops, a military commander said.

2012-03-11 | FARC lacks credibility: US State Department
The U.S. State Department called Colombian rebel group FARC's recent announcement to release ten...

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