It acknowledges that kidnapping and hostage-taking
are incredibly traumatic events, which often push the victims, their families, employers and governments to the limit.
The company said it was "aware of the hostage-taking
that is ongoing at the property today, 20th November 2015.
section] 1203, and makes extraterritorial hostage-taking
a criminal offense when the victim is a United States national.
Belgian TV said that another siege had taken place in Ghent in October, involving a man implicated in an earlier hostage-taking
It is supposed that members of the criminal group were involved in murders and hostage-taking
Aboutalebi has insisted he was not part of the hostage-taking
in November 1979, when students who had overthrown the pro-Western shah seized the US embassy, but that he later joined the student group.
In a resolution on Monday, the Council urged member states to work in conjunction with relevant international organisations to adopt legislation to facilitate prosecution of suspected pirates, as well as to cooperate on the issue of hostage-taking
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's recent pledge to resolve tension over a 2010 hostage-taking
in Manila in which eight Hong Kong citizens died was "too late" as Hong Kong had agreed to put the crisis "behind," Philippine presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda was quoted as saying in a Manila news report picked up Friday by media in Hong Kong.
It's kind of a hostage-taking
thing," said Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey.
Tunisia: Tunisia has deployed special forces near oil and gas sites in the far south, close to the Algerian border, in the wake of the In Amenas hostage-taking
attack, security sources said on Tuesday.
Four people, probably including a gunman, were killed during a hostage-taking
incident at a house in southern Germany on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.
Ould Mohamedou recalled the terrorist acts perpetrated in this region over the past few years, as well as the hostage-taking
incidents, many of which ended by the tragic death of nationals from the West.
The Besancon mayor's spokesman said: "the hostage-taking
is over" and 20 children and their teacher are safe.
A spokesman for the Prison Service said it was unclear what had sparked the hostage-taking
but added the incident was resolved peacefully within two hours.
Summary: The Iraqi government stated on Tuesday it would punish security officials in the Baghdad district where Al-Qaeda gunmen luanched a deadly hostage-taking
at a church.