The 400 Mawozo gang's leader also threatened Prime Minister Ariel Henry and the head of Haiti's National Police.
At least three people were killed and six others were injured in the clash in Araçatuba, Brazil. Officials reported the criminals used drones to track law enforcement progress.
The sister of Mark Frerichs, a man believed to be the last U.S. hostage in Afghanistan, has shared with Newsweek a statement addressed to Sirajuddin Haqqani, whose Taliban-aligned militia that U.S. officials believe to be behind Frerichs' kidnapping.
"The U.S. government needs to get over its hang-ups on steps and process and meetings," Mark Frerichs' sister told Newsweek. "The Taliban have been clear about what they wanted since last summer and we need to act on it while the window is open to get Mark home. Why can't we just take 'yes' for an answer?"
"As far as I can tell, this is the only viable option," Charlene Cakora, sister of U.S. hostage Mark Frerichs told Newsweek. "Everything else is just smoke."
When a TikTok user decided to introduce his girlfriend to his followers, people became very creative with the app's duet feature—with hilarious results.
Retired U.S. Ambassador John Limbert warned that President Trump had "no plan" and this could lead to a "disaster."
Attorney Steve Greenberg also denied Kelly was holding women hostage.
SWAT teams and crisis negotiators surrounded a Boulder, Colorado beauty salon on Wednesday morning aiming assault rifles on its storefront as an armed man with a female hostage are reportedly holed up inside.
Defense Department officials pushed back on assertions made Thursday by President Vladimir Putin that suggest Islamic State militants seized roughly 700 people after an attack on a Syrian refugee camp last week.
The Iraqi authorities are fast-tracking trials for prisoners in the war against ISIS, including European women who traveled to Iraq to marry fighters for the group.
An armed man took three hostages in Paris on Tuesday afternoon.
"The president was there to meet the freed men—along with Melania, who is hoping to be freed next," Colbert said.
McGowan was kidnapped along with a Swede and Dutch national, both of whom have already been released.
The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was sentenced to 15 years' hard labor.
If the deal is so good, why is the Obama administration keeping so many secrets?
Armed protesters are still holed up at police station in Yerevan, demanding President Serzh Sarksyan leave office.
Islamic militants killed 20 people inside a cafe popular with foreigners.
In exclusive interviews for CNN, two prisoners speak of their alleged crimes and hard labor.
Sixteen Lebanese soldiers and a policemen were released
As events unfold, some people are trapped in their offices and schools.
There weren't immediate threats to U.S. cities.