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Dutch police: Hostage situation at Amsterdam Apple store over

Police say gunman who walked into Apple store in Leidseplein has been overpowered.

Hostage situation at Amsterdam Apple store over

'Defending' the FBI: 'Hostage-taking was not related to the Jewish community'

The FBI was attacked 'merely' because  it did not immediately ascribe the attack in a Jewish Temple to antisemitism. Satire.

'Defending' the FBI: 'Not related to the Jewish community'

Hostage-taker at French bank demands Israel 'free Palestinian children'

Man who took six people hostage at bank in France demands Israel allow greater Palestinian Arab access to Temple Mount, freeing of prisoners

Hostage-taker at French bank demands Israel 'free Arab children'

Hostages taken at French bank

Man with a revolver takes six hostages at bank in French port city of Le Havre. Three hostages have been released or escaped.

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Gunman takes 20 Ukraine bus passengers hostage

Negotiations with bus hijacker underway after he claims he rigged bus with 20 civilians on board to explode.

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Hostage situation in Arad bank

Armed robber barricades himself in bank with hostages before surrending.

Hostage situation in Arad bank

Terror motive not ruled out in Cologne hostage taking

German police say man who hurled a firebomb and then took a woman hostage in Cologne may have had a "terrorist" motive.

Terror motive not ruled out in Cologne hostage taking

Hostage situation following shooting in German train station

One person taken hostage after reports of shots being fired at central train station in Cologne.

Hostage situation following shooting in German train station

4 child hostages murdered in Florida

Gunman who shot police officer before taking 4 kids hostage murders children, turns gun on himself.

4 child hostages murdered in Florida

3 dead in Belgium shooting

Gunman kills 2 police officers, passerby and takes hostage in Belgian city of Liege. Shooter yelled 'Allahu Akbar' during attack.

3 dead in Belgium shooting

UK gunman takes hostages at bowling alley

Man brandishing sawed-off shotgun takes hostages in central England. Police say incident 'unconnected to terrorism'.

UK gunman takes hostages at bowling alley

1 shot, hostages taken in Charleston shooting

Authorities converge on restaurant in downtown Charleston as armed man takes over restaurant, takes hostages.

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2 dead at Mali resort popular with Western tourists

2 dead as gunmen seize tourist hotspot, take hostages in West African country of Mali. UN mission declares incident 'terror attack'.

2 dead at Mali resort popular with Western tourists

Watch: 11 hostages freed in Florida standoff

Armed suspect took hostages during hours-long standoff with SWAT teams in Jacksonville, Florida.

Watch: 11 hostages freed in Florida standoff

Hostage situation in France

Several reportedly wounded by gunfire in hostage situation near Belgian border, apparently incident not terrorist in nature.

Hostage situation in France