Australian woman freed after kidnapping in Afghanistan

Australian woman freed after kidnapping in Afghanistan

An Australian aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan four months ago has been freed and is “safe and well”, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Monday. Katherine Jane Wilson, who goes by the name Kerry and is reportedly aged around 60, was grabbed in the city of Jalalabad, close to the border with Pakistan, in […]

American, Australian professors kidnapped at gunpoint in Kabul

American, Australian professors kidnapped at gunpoint in Kabul

An American and an Australian were kidnapped at gunpoint in the heart of Kabul, officials said Monday, the latest in a series of abductions of foreigners in the conflict-torn country. The two professors at the American University of Afghanistan were seized on Sunday evening and no group has so far claimed responsibility for their abduction. […]