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Algerian policemen stop cars at a checkpoint in In Amenas, deep in... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Algeria,Algiers - Algeria,Bad Condition,Car,Close To,Conflict,Crisis,Customs,Deep,Fence,French Culture,Geographical Border,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,In Aménas,In Aménas Hostage Crisis,Islam,Kidnapping,Kilometer,Libya,Mali,Military,North Africa,Police Force,Prisoner,Sahara Desert,Security,Security System,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAlgerian policemen stop cars at a checkpoint in In Amenas, deep in the Sahara near the Libyan border, on January 18, 2013 as Islamist hostage-takers at a nearby gas field in the area, more than 1,300 kms southeast of the capital Algiers, demanded a prisoner swap and an end to the French military campaign in Mali, a report said, while 30 foreigners were reported still missing in the worst international hostage drama for years. AFP PHOTO/FAROUK BATICHE (Photo credit should read FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)