An al-Qaida-linked Filipino terror group has threatened to execute two German hostages it kidnapped in April unless Germany pays a ransom and ceases its support to US-led air strikes against the Islamic State (previously known as Isis) in Syria and Iraq.
German Abu Sayyaf hostages Stefan Viktor Okonek and Henrite Dielen
By Gianluca Mezzofiore
September 24, 2014 11:40
Abu Sayyaf, which started kidnapping foreigners in the early 2000s, published a message on Twitter saying it would kill one of the two hostages if its demands were not met within 15 days, according to SITE Intelligence group.
"A message attributed to the Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group threatened that two German hostages will be killed unless
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Location: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines (load item map)
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