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Algeria launches second rescue effort
State media report more than 650 hostages are freed as second round of search for 30 foreigners still missing begins.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 19:34 GMT
Uncertainty over missing Algeria hostages
Fate of hostages unclear after reports that at least 30 were killed in military operation that ended a 36-hour standoff.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 12:30 GMT
France: hostage crisis justifies Mali action
President Hollande says Algeria crisis justifies Mali intervention as French contingent in former colony reaches 1,400
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 07:11 GMT
Algerian army surrounds hostage-takers
Troops surround gas facility where dozens of workers are held by fighters demanding an end to French operations in Mali.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 12:47 GMT
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