Serge Lazarevic (L) hugs French President Francois Hollande after he arrives at Villacoublay military airport (10 Dec)
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Last French hostage Lazarevic arrives back from Mali

France's last remaining hostage, Serge Lazarevic, has arrived home from Mali to a welcome from family members and French President Francois Hollande.

Serge Lazarevic had been held captive by al-Qaeda militants in north Africa since 2011.

No details have been given about how his release was secured.

Ben Bland reports.

  • 10 Dec 2014
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