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Alexandre Berceaux , a French ex-hostage in Algeria, speaks to... News PhotoAlgeria,Crisis,Eastern France,France,French Culture,Horizontal,Hostage,In Aménas Hostage Crisis,Journalist,Kidnapping,Law,Meurthe et Moselle,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAlexandre Berceaux (C), a French ex-hostage in Algeria, speaks to journalists on January 20, 2013 in Pagny-sur-Moselle, eastern France. Berceaux succeeded with other Algerian and foreigners to escape on January 17 from the Tiguentourine gas field in southeastern Algeria. The fate of some 30 foreigners hung in the balance today after Al-Qaeda-linked hostage-takers at a remote Algerian gas field demanded a prisoner swap and an end to French military action in Mali. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN (Photo credit should read JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)