Kidnappers in the southern Indian state of Karnataka last week demanded a ransom of 100 bitcoin for an eight-year-old boy.
The culprit had not only misspelled the name of the drop-off area, but also spelKE police as “pullish”.
According to a report, 61 journalists have been killed in the country since 1992.
After a woman received the food she had ordered via Zomato, she realised that her beagle Dottu was missing.
Amy Hood's erotic art book tells the story of a violent kidnapping in the Hollywood Hills.
The authorities say that the carelessness of his kidnappers allowed the Olympiakos player to make a phone call to the police shortly after he was abducted in his violence-torn home state of Tamaulipas.
Salud Hernández-Mora disappeared while working on a story about drug trafficking in a remote region. Witnesses say they saw her arguing with an unidentified man in the town of El Tarra, before taking a motorcycle to an unknown destination.
If Sharif Mobley ever makes it back home to the US, it will be no thanks to his government. Moreover, his story encapsulates six years of violent US intervention in Yemen in the name of fighting terror.
Authorities have recently cracked down on the illegal trade of Albino body parts, which are often hacked from their victims for use in black magic and charms.
The US government has managed to save one US citizen imprisoned in Yemen, say Sharif Mobley's family and lawyers, so why won't it help him? VICE News spoke to Mobley's sister.
Lawyers fear for the life of Sharif Mobley, a US citizen detained in Yemen since 2010, following a call to his sister on Thursday, where his final words are 'They're beating me with a stick.'