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Australian Woman Freed by al-Qaida Says Her Husband Is Still Alive

An Australian woman who was freed by al-Qaida after three weeks in captivity said on Monday her husband who was seized with her in Burkina Faso was still alive and she hoped he, too, would be released soon. Jocelyn Elliott, 76, gave no further details of the couple's captivity but her comment provided the first confirmation that her husband, Dr. Ken Elliott, 81, was still alive. The couple were seized on Jan. 15 from the town of Djibo near Burkina Faso's border with Mali where...

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