KABUL, Aug. 20: Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in an ambush in the country’s north.

ROME, April 17:  Police in Greece have arrested three Pakistani nationals for holding hostage 16 migrants including a Nepali national without authorization to be in the country and demanding money for their release.

Two men armed with knives took several people hostage in a church in a town in France's northern Normandy region on Tuesday, a police source said.

Pet cat takes us couple hostage

June 27, 2016 14:48 pm

WASHINGTON, June 27: In a bizarre case, an American couple called police claiming they have been taken hostage by their pet cat.