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French hostage in Nigeria free: Elysee

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 18:13

A French man has been freed almost a year after he was kidnapped in Nigeria by Islamist militants, President Francois Hollande`s office said on Sunday.

Four French taken hostage in Niger are freed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 08:55

Four Frenchmen taken hostage by Islamic extremists in Niger have been released after three years of captivity, President Francois Hollande announced on Tuesday.

Nigeria Islamists release video of French hostage: SITE

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 12:29

Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru has released a video of a French national kidnapped in December, the SITE jihadi tracking website said.

French hostage freed in Afghanistan, returns home

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 13:28

French photographer Pierre Borghi returned to France on Sunday, a week after he was freed in Afghanistan following four months in captivity, officials said.

French hostage freed in Afghanistan: Embassy

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 00:00

A Frenchman who was kidnapped in Afghanistan at the end of November has been freed, the French embassy said on Monday.

Al Qaeda beheads French hostage in Mali

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 11:46

Al Qaeda has said that it has beheaded a French hostage in response to the country`s military intervention in Mali.

Somali militants say they killed French hostage

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 14:33

Somalia`s most dangerous militant group says it has killed a French hostage that French military forces tried to rescue last weekend.

Gunmen escape with French hostage into Somalia

Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 11:29

The 66-year-old disabled woman was grabbed in the early hours of Saturday from Kenya`s northern coast.

French TV says two journalists held hostage in Afg

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 22:29

French TV says two journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 2009 have been freed.

Sarkozy vows revenge after Al-Qaeda kills French hostage

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 09:46

Prez Nicolas Sarkozy has vowed to avenge the murder of a French aid worker by Al-Qaeda.

Al Qaeda kills French hostage after raid

Last Updated: Monday, July 26, 2010, 09:46

French Enmilal aid group member Michel Germaneau was kidnapped in April.

Al-Qaeda demands prisoners swapped for French hostage: TV

Last Updated: Thursday, May 06, 2010, 18:27

The North African branch of al-Qaeda has demanded that imprisoned members of the group be released in exchange for a French national kidnapped in Niger in April, Al-Jazeera television reported Thursday.