Man douses pregnant woman in horror siege in Paris

A hostage situation erupted in Paris yesterday after a man who claimed to be armed with a handgun and explosives seized two people, including a pregnant woman, who were then doused in petrol. The man seized two hostage in Rue des …

 New details of Yerevan hostage incident

New details have been ascertained into the hostage-taking at a billiard bar in Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan. Eyewitnesses said that the man who attacked had put the knife on the young woman’s neck and threatened to kill …

 Gunman shot at Charleston restaurant; hostage rescued

A disgruntled employee who fatally shot one person and held another hostage on Thursday at a restaurant in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, was shot by police, the city’s mayor said. Witnesses said the gunman brandished a …

Armed group in Yerevan releases two hostages

The armed group in Armenia's capital city Yerevan released two medical staff, kept hostages, spokesperson of the Armenian healthcare ministry said on Sunday, TASS reports. "Doctor Norayr Tevanyan and nurse Malina Markaryan …

Gunman holds several hostages at Moscow bank

A gunman took several hostages in a bank in eastern Moscow, according to police sources, Sputnik reports. The gunman entered the building with a pistol, demanding money. The hostages are reportedly employees of the bank, who …

EgyptAir plane hijacked by unidentified people

A plane of EgyptAir company has been hijacked by unidentified people on its journey to Cairo from Alexandria.  Reuters reports that the hijacked aircraft with 82 passengers on board has landed in Larnaca (Cyprus). There is no …