Kidnapped Franco-Tunisian Red Cross worker freed in Yemen

Kidnapped Franco-Tunisian Red Cross worker freed in Yemen

  A Franco-Tunisian Red Cross staffer kidnapped in Yemen almost a year ago was freed on Monday and taken to Muscat, the Omani foreign ministry said. The Omani foreign ministry said the release of Nourane Houas was secured “at the request of the French authorities, the instructions of Sultan Qaboos and in coordination with Yemeni […]

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 […]