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Lilian Lepère
19/08/2015 - France

French media accused of endangering siege survivor after Charlie Hebdo killings

A man who hid under a sink from the Charlie Hebdo gunmen for eight hours has accused French media of endangering his life.
Isabelle Prime was greeted by President Hollande and Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, August 7, 2015
08/08/2015 - France-Yemen

French hostage Isabelle Prime back in France after Yemen release

France's last hostage abroad, Isabelle Prime, returned home Friday evening after spending more than five months in captivity.
Mali soldiers in training, 2015
08/08/2015 - Mali-France

12 dead, 7 arrested, after deadly siege in Mali ends

Malian special forces backed by French soldiers have ended the siege of a hotel in central Mali, freeing four hostages being held there by gunmen, according to officials.
Demonstrators in Yemen call for the release of French hostage Isabelle Prime, 24 February 2015.
07/08/2015 - FRANCE-YEMEN

French hostage flies home after being freed in Yemen

Isabelle Prime, France's last hostage abroad, is scheduled to fly home on Friday, after being held captive for more than 5 months in Yemen.
Yemeni security forces stationed outside the French embassy in the capital Sanaa, which closed its doors on February 13, 2015
01/06/2015 - France-Yemen

"Bring me back home," calls French hostage in Youtube video

A video of French woman Isabelle Prime, kidnapped in Yemen late February was posted on YouTube on Monday by her captors.
Sanaa residents watch Huthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi on television
27/02/2015 - France - Yemen

Yemen tribal leaders start mediation with French woman’s kidnappers

Tribal leaders in Yemen have started mediating between the kidnappers of a French aid worker and her translator and local leaders of Shia Huthi militias.
Isabelle Prime's place of work in Sanaa.
25/02/2015 - France - Yemen

France trying to contact French woman’s Yemeni kidnappers

The French government is trying to contact the kidnappers of Isabelle Prime, the French woman kidnapped in Yemen on Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday.
French special force before the assault on the printworks in Dammartin-en-Goële where the Kouachi brothers were holed up
13/02/2015 - France

French broadcasters protest at official criticism of Charlie Hebdo coverage

French broadcasters protested Friday against a rap on the knuckles delivered by the country’s broadcasting watchdog for their coverage of last month’s Charlie Hebdo killings and their ...
Hervé Gourdel.
25/01/2015 - France - Algeria

Body of slain French tourist Hervé Gourdel to return home

The body of French mountaineer guide Hervé Gourdel is to be flown home to France on Monday, just over four months since jihadists kidnapped and beheaded him in Algeria.

French humanitarian worker Claudia Priest.
25/01/2015 - France - Central African Republic

Freed aid worker in the CAR to return to France

The French aid worker who was kidnapped this week in the Central African Republic and freed Friday will arrive at a military airport near Paris on Sunday evening.

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