Tag: Hostage situations

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MADRID — Spanish police said Thursday they arrested a man who took several people hostage while trying to rob a bank in Madrid. ...
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BERLIN — A German shipping company says pirates have released the six crewmembers who were taken hostage from a vessel off the coast of...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — A member of an armed separatist group in Indonesia's Papua region has disputed police claims that it's holding villagers hostage during...
AP Interview: Israel planning UN action against Iran

TEL AVIV, Israel — Following the surprising resignation of Lebanon's prime minister, Israel is planning a diplomatic offensive to step up pressure on Iran...
Iran’s president accuses Saudis of meddling in Lebanon

BEIRUT — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticized Saudi Arabia on Wednesday over what he called "unprecedented" interference in Lebanese affairs, adding his voice to...
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SPENCER, Ind. — A coroner has identified the central Indiana man fatally shot by police after holding his wife hostage during a standoff lasting...
Iran displays missile during anniversary of embassy takeover

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Saturday displayed a surface-to-surface missile as part of events marking the anniversary of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover and...
Police fatally shoot man holding California teacher hostage

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A SWAT team shot and killed a man who held a 70-year-old first-grade teacher hostage at his daughter's Southern California school...
The Latest: Man shot by SWAT team dies after school standoff

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The Latest on a hostage situation at a California elementary school (all times local): ...
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YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenian police on Monday freed a 3-year-old boy taken hostage at a pre-school and arrested his knife-wielding captor. ...

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