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Somalia Kidnapping

Somalia Focus: Q&A On Pirates, Politics, and Poverty

Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Ryan

A gang takes people hostage and hopes it will make them millionaires because the government of those hostages will step in and pay the ransom. Governments have created a market.

Sahafi Hotel: 2 Europeans Kidnapped In Mogadishu

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Europeans, believed to be French, have been kidnapped from a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu....