Dec 1, 2016

Suspected North Korea abductee found alive in Japan

A 68-year-old Japanese man suspected of having been abducted by North Korea in 1985 was found alive in Japan in late November, police said Thursday. Police officials denied the possibility that Masanori Katsuki, who went missing in Tokyo in February 1985, was abducted by ...

Japanese abductee possibly hospitalized in Pyongyang

Oct 16, 2016

Japanese abductee possibly hospitalized in Pyongyang

A Japanese woman believed to have been kidnapped by North Korea decades ago has been admitted to a Red Cross hospital in the capital, Pyongyang, a support group for relatives of South Korean abductees said Saturday. Kyoko Matsumoto is possibly suffering from severe vision ...

Jun 16, 2016

Man thought abducted by North Korea found in Japan

A man missing since 1997 and thought possibly abducted by North Korea has been found within Japan, police have confirmed. Kazuya Miyauchi, 51, who went missing at the age of 32 in Fukui Prefecture, was found in early June, the Fukui police said Thursday, ...

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

May 30, 2016

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

Federal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. The 25-year-old Pulido is a forward for Olympiacos of Greece and was part of Mexico’s 2014 World ...