Hervé Gourdel
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French President Hollande condemns Algeria beheading

France has confirmed that Islamist militants have murdered a tourist they were holding in Algeria.

The jihadists, linked to the group Islamic State, released a video showing Herve Gourdel being beheaded.

At the UN, President Hollande described the murder as a barbaric act and said France would never give in to blackmail.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 25 Sep 2014
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