Foreign hostages in Afghanistan
Kidnapping and hostage taking has become a common occurrence in Afghanistan following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. Kidnappers include Taliban and Al-Qaeda fighters and common criminal ele...
Death of Linda Norgrove
On 26 September 2010, Scottish aid worker Linda Norgrove and three Afghan colleagues were kidnapped by members of the Taliban in the Kunar Province of eastern Afghanistan. At the time, she was working...
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Daniele Mastrogiacomo
Daniele Mastrogiacomo (born on 30 September 1954, Karachi, Pakistan) is an Italian-Swiss journalist and a war correspondent for la Repubblica newspaper.An expert in foreign politics, he began working ...
Stephen Farrell (journalist)
Stephen Farrell is a journalist who holds both Irish and British citizenship. Farrell began his career in the United Kingdom and worked for the The Times from 1995 to 2007 for whom he reported from Ko...
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2007 South Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan
The 2007 South Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan began on July 19, 2007, when 23 South Korean missionaries were captured and held hostage by members of the Taliban while passing through Ghazni Prov...
Tariq Azizuddin
Tariq Azizuddin is Pakistan's ambassador to Turkey. He was ambassador to Afghanistan when he was taken hostage by terrorists from the Tehrik-i-Taliban on Monday February 11, 2008.Tariq was traveling, ...
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Sean Langan
Sean Langan (born 1964) is a British journalist and documentary film-maker. Langan works in dangerous and volatile situations; including environments noted for war, conflict and civil unrest. In 2008 ...
Mellissa Fung
Mellissa Fung is a Canadian journalist with CBC News, appearing regularly as a field correspondent on The National.
Fung and her younger sister are the daughters of Kellog and Joyce Fung. She was ...
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Gabriele Torsello
Gabriele Torsello (also known as "Kash") is an Italian freelance journalist and photojournalist based in London who was abducted in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on 12 October 2006. Torsello, a Muslim...
David S. Rohde
David Stephenson Rohde (born 1967) is an American author and investigative journalist for Thomson Reuters. While a reporter for The Christian Science Monitor, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Internation...
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