20 February 2013

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France 'will not yield to terrorists' on hostages

France on Wednesday urged its citizens to leave northern Cameroon after seven members of a French family were seized in a kidnapping officials suspect was carried out by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. The family -- a couple, their children aged five, eight, 10 and 12 and an uncle -- were snatched in northern Cameroon by six gunmen on three motorbikes on Tuesday and officials said they had been taken across the border into Nigeria.


France 'will not yield to terrorists' on hostages (via AFP)
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday that France would not give in to "terrorists" after the kidnapping of seven members of a French family in northern Cameroon. Seeming to exclude the possibility of paying a ransom, Fabius told the National Assembly: "We must do the maximum (to free the…
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