Kjartan Sekkingstad

Freed hostage returns to Norway after "year of terror" in Philippines

A Norwegian man held hostage during "a year of terror" by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines arrived Friday in his native country.

Islamist militants free three Indonesian hostages in Philippines

Islamist militants freed three Indonesian fishermen held captive for two months in the southern Philippines, the military said Sunday.

Islamist militants free Norwegian hostage in southern Philippines

Islamist militants on Saturday freed a Norwegian man held captive for almost one year in the southern Philippines, the military and a spokesman for the kidnappers said...