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French Forces Rescue Dutch Hostage in Mali

France's military says a Dutch hostage kidnapped in Mali in 2011 has been rescued in a special forces operation.   The military said the rescue of Sjaak Rijke took place at 5 a.m. Monday in far northern Mali, and that several militants were captured.   Some 3,000 French forces are taking part in the mission to stabilize Mali, which was overrun by al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremists until French troops came to the aid of Malian soldiers.   Rijke was abducted by...

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