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#hostage crisis

# hostage-crisis - Monday 19 August, 2013

German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally

A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.

# hostage-crisis - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali

The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.

# hostage-crisis - Monday 21 January, 2013

Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algerian hostage crisis

As many as 48 hostages are believed to have been killed in the crisis.

# hostage-crisis - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.

# hostage-crisis - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'

Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.

# hostage-crisis - Friday 18 January, 2013

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

# hostage-crisis - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis

The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.