BP hostages

An Irishman caught up in the Algerian hostage crisis has been freed. Stephen McFaul, 36, from west Belfast, made contact
More than 30 hostages and 15 Islamist militants may have been killed in an air strike by the Algerian armed forces, with
A group of up to 20 foreign nationals, including a French couple and some Americans, have escaped from their kidnappers, according
UPDATE: Algerian TV reports that 15 foreign hostages, some of the French, have escaped from the captors. The hostage-takers
Islamic militants have reportedly killed a British national after armed men stormed a natural gas field in Algeria. A number