One of the hostages arriving in France
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Tearful homecoming for French hostages

Four French hostages seized by gunmen linked to Al Qaeda in Niger have arrived safely back in Paris.

Four French hostages seized by gunmen linked to Al Qaeda in Niger three years ago have returned safely to Paris.

The French Government has denied reports that a 20m euros (£17m; $26m) ransom was paid to secure their release,

Christian Fraser reports.

  • 30 Oct
  • From the section Europe