A gunman, claiming to be a member of Islamic State, has taken at least one person hostage in a supermarket in Trèbes, in the south of France. Advertisements
Police in Brussels have detained a man who held 15 people hostage in a supermarket in the Belgian capital, with no reported injuries from the incident.
A man, suspected of an apparent criminal shooting, has died, and an injured woman he reportedly took hostage been rescued, following an incident in western Germany.
The two armed men who took several people hostage in a church, in northern France, have reportedly been shot dead.
Two men, armed with knives, have reportedly taken several people hostage in a church, in a town in northern France.
Gunmen who have seized control of a police station in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, still hold five hostages, including high ranking officials, according to local authorities.
At least one policeman has been killed, and a further two wounded, after armed men seized a police station, and took hostages, in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan.
Gunmen have stormed a cafe in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, wounding three people in a gun battle and taking hostages, including several foreign citizens.
Police have shot and killed an armed man, after he reportedly took two people hostage, who were rescued unharmed, inside a Walmart store, in the US state of Texas.
A Canadian man, held hostage by Islamist militants in the Philippines, has been killed, after a ransom deadline by the militant group passed.