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Boko Haram ‘broke speed dating protocols’

‘In many respects, it’s ideal for us,’ said a spokesman. ‘It’s time-efficient, there’s no need for introductions and we can get right down to the business of dumping the lady in a sack. Nothing says fun-loving guy like a fundamental hatred of Western civilisation.’

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2014
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Captors release Libyan PM after William Hague tells them to

‘Terrorists all over the world are deeply afraid of William Hague; one stern retribution and the game is up.

‘We heard his voice on the radio,’ admitted Mr ben-Scari, ‘demanding the release of Ziedan, and we couldn’t chuck his excellency out of the front door fast enough.

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Posted: Oct 11th, 2013
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UK hostage ‘snowed in’ since his return from Iraq

experts suggest former hostage 'really needs to get out more'Freed hostage Peter Moore has been effectively snowed in at his Lincoln home since his return to Britain from Iraq, where he was captured by a militia in 2007. Mr Moore is said to be in good spirits despite being virtually a ‘prisoner in his own home’.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2010
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Kidnappers report ransom prices down for fourth consecutive quarter

'Pay up, or we pull my wife's teeth out.'Latest figures released today from the kidnapping sector show no signs of recovery, as hostage-takers around the world reported further drops in the market rates for hostage release. ‘Trouble is, it’s a ransom-payers’ market,’ said sOmEOnE yOu dON’t WaNT tO mESs wiTh, who used to kidnap to order on behalf of terrorist organisations, but picked a bad time to go freelance last year.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2009
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