Boko Haram has kidnapped another 110 teenage girls
Authorities initially denied that the girls had been kidnapped, saying they were just hiding from the jihadis.
VICE Sports World News Roundup: July 26, 2016
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war and conflict
Taliban Attacks Have Killed Dozens of Police and Civilians Across Afghanistan in Past Three Days
The violence came as Amnesty International released a report saying that the number of internally displaced people in Afghanistan has doubled in the last three years.
Reuters and VICE News
Secret Bunkers and Sex Contracts: A Horrifying History of Swedish Kidnappings
Kidnappings might not be that common in Sweden, but when they do happen, they're pretty fucked up.
Theo Hagman Rogowski
Nine Foreign Workers Kidnapped by Islamic State Loyalists in Libya
Loyalists to the self-Islamic State reportedly beheaded eight security guards and kidnapped nine workers from the Philippines, Austria, the Czech Republic, Bangladesh, and Ghana.
2014 World Cup
On the Run During the World Cup With Brazil's Most-Wanted Prostitute
Despite being legal, prostitution is being targeted by Brazilian authorities.
Europeans Presumed Kidnapped in Libya
Three Europeans working for an Italian construction company in western Libya are missing and presumed kidnapped.
Cry-Baby Of the Week: A Woman Kidnapped Her Daughter To Stop Her Being Vaccinated
This week: A woman kidnapped her daughter to stop her from being vaccinated, and a family started a mini riot because they weren't allowed to take knives into an amusement park.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
Meet the Nigerian-Canadian Woman Who’s Protesting Against Boko Haram
We interviewed Sonia Aimluwu, a Nigerian woman whose group, African Women Acting, has helped keep the news media focused on Boko Haram's kidnappings of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls.
asia & pacific
Activist on Being Tortured by the Man Who Could Be Indonesia's Next President
Nothing piques your interest in a presidential election than having been abducted by one of the candidates.
press freedom day
These People Are Still Being Held by Armed Separatists in Ukraine
Political kidnappings have been on the rise in eastern Ukraine. Here is a partial list of people being held by separatists in Sloviansk.
Ukrainian Mayor Shot in the Back and Pro-Russia Militias Take Yet Another Town
Eastern Ukraine's crisis worsened again, with an attack on a mayor, another town seized by militias, and the discovery of a tortured body.