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French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed

French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed

French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the night-time operation.

Azerbaijan frees top anti-graft journalist

Azerbaijan frees top anti-graft journalist

Azerbaijan has released jailed prominent investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who was convicted of corruption charges last year....

Nepal frees Briton arrested over charter protest

Nepal frees Briton arrested over charter protest

Nepal yesterday released a British tourist arrested for allegedly joining a protest against the country’s new constitution...

Israel frees 12-yr-old Palestinian prisoner

Israel frees 12-yr-old Palestinian prisoner

Israel freed 12-year-old Palestinian Dima al-Wawi from prison yesterday, more than two months ....

Court frees activists after Suu Kyi pledge

Court frees activists after Suu Kyi pledge

A Myanmar court freed dozens of jailed students yesterday in the first wave of detainee releases after Aung San Suu Kyi pledged..