Dec 16, 2014

Iraq reports 2,700 missing since June jihadist onslaught

At least 2,700 people, mostly soldiers, are missing as a result of attacks by the Islamic State group in Iraq, the human rights ministry said on Monday. More than half of those registered as missing by the government are soldiers who were at the ...

Dec 5, 2014

Journalist missing in Minsk, feared detained

A Belarussian journalist who specializes in defense has been missing for several days, his colleagues said on Thursday, raising fears he has been detained by security forces. Journalist Alexander Alesin “has not come to work for several days now,” Irina Krylovich, deputy editor of ...

Oct 17, 2014

Five Japanese missing in Himalaya snowstorms

Five Japanese tourists were among numerous people missing in avalanches and snowstorms in the Himalayan Annapurna Region in Nepal, it was learned Thursday. The Japanese Embassy in Nepal was trying to confirm whether they are safe. According to officials there, the embassy lost contact ...

Sep 22, 2014

Raft sinks near Libya; 40 migrants missing

Forty migrants were missing after the raft that carried them sank around 30 miles (48.28 km) from eastern Libya, an Italian coast guard official said on Sunday. Italian authorities sent boats to the scene and 55 people have been rescued, but survivors said there ...

Israeli soldier's death proven by DNA samples from tunnel

Aug 4, 2014

Israeli soldier's death proven by DNA samples from tunnel

The Israeli army on Sunday confirmed the death of missing Lt. Hadar Goldin by checking the DNA of parts of his body that were found in a tunnel. Goldin was listed as missing in action on Friday following a deadly incident in southern Gaza ...

Jul 2, 2014

Saipan police begin search for two missing Japanese sisters

A search is underway for two Japanese sisters who went missing on the Pacific island of Saipan after their rental car was not returned on time and they failed to board their scheduled flight home, police said Wednesday. They said there is evidence that ...

Mar 25, 2014

Missing professor returns from China

A Chinese professor at Kobe University who had been missing since traveling to China earlier this month has arrived back in Japan, a university official said Tuesday. Wang Ke, a professor of modern Chinese political thought at the university’s Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, ...

Two divers still missing may be safe

Feb 18, 2014

Two divers still missing may be safe

Indonesian police said Tuesday they believe that villagers on Bali have spotted two Japanese divers alive, following the dramatic rescue of five others in the missing group. Five of the seven women who vanished Friday off Bali were rescued Monday after being found a ...