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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.
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Four Frenchmen taken hostage by Islamic extremists in Niger have been released after three years of captivity, President Francois Hollande announced on Tuesday.
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Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru has released a video of a French national kidnapped in December, the SITE jihadi tracking website said.
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French photographer Pierre Borghi returned to France on Sunday, a week after he was freed in Afghanistan following four months in captivity, officials said.
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A Frenchman who was kidnapped in Afghanistan at the end of November has been freed, the French embassy said on Monday.
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Al Qaeda has said that it has beheaded a French hostage in response to the country`s military intervention in Mali.
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.
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The 66-year-old disabled woman was grabbed in the early hours of Saturday from Kenya`s northern coast.
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French TV says two journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 2009 have been freed.
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.
Last Updated: Monday, July 26, 2010, 09:46
French Enmilal aid group member Michel Germaneau was kidnapped in April.
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.
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