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Ukraine hostage crisis ends after president consents to gunman’s demands, endorses Joaquin Phoenix film

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy was forced to endorse a Joaquin Phoenix film, after a gunman took 13 people hostages.
An Air India aircraft takes off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS File)
An Air India aircraft takes off from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS File)

After hijack alert, more sky marshals to patrol flights to Kabul and Kathmandu

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 01:50 AM IST
The number of sky marshals per flight varies from two to six, depending upon the threat perception on a particular route.
In this image from video provided by KNBC-TV, police officers escort a suspect away from a Trader Joe's supermarket in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles on Saturday after a more than three hour standoff.(AP)
In this image from video provided by KNBC-TV, police officers escort a suspect away from a Trader Joe's supermarket in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles on Saturday after a more than three hour standoff.(AP)

1 killed as hostage situation ends at LA store after cops chase man suspected of shooting grandmother, girlfriend

Los Angeles | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 07:52 AM IST
Los Angeles police tried to pull over a man suspected of shooting his grandmother and girlfriend, resulting in a car chase that led to a Trader Joe’s supermarket. The suspect had crashed his car outside the store before running in and taking hostages.
Gendarmes stand next to a Police BRI intervention brigade vehicle on June 12, 2018 in central Paris near the site where an armed man had taken hostages.(AFP)
Gendarmes stand next to a Police BRI intervention brigade vehicle on June 12, 2018 in central Paris near the site where an armed man had taken hostages.(AFP)

Paris hostages freed after four-hour standoff, suspect arrested

Associated Press, Paris | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 11:09 AM IST
The hostage situation began around 4pm on Tuesday in the ground-floor office of a crowded Parisian neighbourhood. Police said there was no indication of an extremist motive.
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