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By SomalilandPress On Friday, October 5th, 2012

‘Mr President, I am still alive’

A French secret agent held hostage in Somalia urged President Francois Hollande to negotiate his release in a video shot by his Islamist militia captors, a US monitoring group said on Thursday. “Mr President, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Somalia pirates: kidnapped couple’s family urge release

HARARDHEERE, 21 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — The family of a British couple kidnapped by pirates have made another appeal for their release after seeing footage of them surrounded by gunmen. In a video More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Government rules out ransom deal

London, November 1 2009 (Somalilandpress) — The government has insisted it will not make a ransom payment to Somali pirates who have kidnapped a British couple. Paul and Rachel Chandler, aged 59 and 55 and More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

French hostage in Somalia escapes from captors

HARGEISA, 26 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – One of two French security advisers kidnapped by insurgents in Somalia last month has escaped from his captors, Somali police said on Wednesday. The hostage was More...