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French Hostage in Mali Freed in Al-Qaida Swap

A rights group in Mali says it is alarmed by the apparent deal that set free the last French hostage held by al-Qaida's North Africa branch. Four accused terrorists were released in Bamako in the days before the release of French citizen Serge Lazarevic. On Tuesday, France declared that the country’s last remaining hostage in the hands of al-Qaida was on his way home. Serge Lazarevic spent nearly three years as a captive of al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Just days...

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