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Missing French jogger, 17, found alive says she escaped kidnappers

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The teenager was found in a state of shock in a takeaway about six miles from where she had gone running in north-west France.

French businesswoman kidnapped in Nice

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Police say Jacqueline Veyrac, 76, president of Cannes’s five-star Grand Hotel, was seized from her car near her home by an organised gang.

Syria conflict: French journalists freed

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The four, held captive for almost a year, were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria blindfolded and with their hands bound.

France faces up to scandal of stolen children from its overseas territory

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The French parliament will this week vote upon recognition of children kidnapped from La Réunion used to boost France's rural population.

Kidnapped French priest freed in Cameroon arrives home

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French president Francois Hollande personally greets priest and praises his 'courage' during seven weeks captivity in hands of armed group.

Cameroon gunmen free French priest Georges Vandenbeusch

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French president Francois Hollande announces the release of priest who was kidnapped in November in Cameroon, near Nigerian border.

French family of seven kidnapped in Cameroon freed

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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.

French Cameroon hostages' freedom unconfirmed

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After reports from a French government minister that they had been rescued, the fate of a family of seven kidnapped in Cameroon remains unclear.