Keyword: French hostages

'French terrorist' faces probe for kidnapping journalists in Syria

Prosecutors examine claims that Mehdi Nemmouche, suspect in Brussels museum killings, was in group that held four French hostages.

French hostages in North Africa 'still alive'

President Hollande says there is "all reason" to believe the French hostages being held by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) are alive.

Lost in Mexico, the 'forgotten' French hostage

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As French President François Hollande prepared two days of talks, beginning Wednesday, with Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto, the wife of a Franco-Mexican music conductor kidnapped by a Mexican drug gang 15 months ago addressed an emotional appeal to the two leaders to reactivate the investigation clouded by incompetence and suspected corruption. Raphaël Morán reports.

French journalists held by Taliban arrive home

French journalists Stephane Taponier and Herve Ghesquiere held hostage 18 months by the Taliban in Afghanistan arrived back in France Thursday.

French hostages freed in Afghanistan after 547 days

Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan since December 30, 2009, have been released along with their interpreter.