Hollande calls for release of French woman kidnapped in Yemen

President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called for a French woman kidnapped by gunmen in the Yemeni capital to be released "as soon as possible".

Paris: President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called for a French woman kidnapped by gunmen in the Yemeni capital to be released "as soon as possible".

"We are trying to locate her," he told reporters, adding that the 30-year-old woman works for the World Bank.