Keyword: French family

French Cameroon hostages 'released after 3M-dollar payment to Islamists'

Islamist militant group Boko Haram was paid more than $3m before releasing a French family of seven, according to a Nigerian government report.

French family of seven kidnapped in Cameroon freed

France says it paid no ransom for the release of the three adults and four children kidnapped in February, who are reported to be in good health.

France refuses negotiations with 'Boko Haram' hostage-takers

French family of seven kidnapped in Cameroon last week appeared in video posted online by captors demanding imprisoned Islamists be freed.