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Dead body found in Mali is French hostage
French president confirms body is that of geologist Philippe Verdon who was kidnapped in 2011 by al-Qaeda-linked rebels.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2013 05:37 GMT
Reports: Body of French hostage found in Mali
Body of Philippe Verdon believed to have been killed by his al-Qaeda captors found, according to investigators.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2013 19:48 GMT
AQIM says European hostages in N Africa alive
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb posts statement on Twitter saying it is open to negotiations to free eight captives.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 12:27 GMT
French hostage 'executed' in Mali
Man claiming to be spokesman for al-Qaeda says Philippe Verdon beheaded "in response" to French intervention in Mali.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 07:58 GMT
'Foreigners kidnapped' in Mali's tourist city
Three people taken hostage and a fourth killed in the ancient tourist city of Timbuktu, according to security sources.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 20:15 GMT
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