Uncertainty Continues Over Desert Gas Field Hostages


An aide confers with Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga... News PhotoAlgeria,Assistance,Cabinet Member,Chief Cabinet Secretary,Conflict,Crisis,Horizontal,Hostage,In Aménas Hostage Crisis,Japan,Japanese Prime Minister's Official Residence,Kidnapping,Meeting,Press Conference,Prime Minister,Residential Building,Social Issues,Terrorism,Tokyo - Japan,Yoshihide SugaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn aide (R) confers with Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (L) during a press conference after a cabinet-level meeting to co-ordinate its response to hostage issues in Algeria at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on January 18, 2013. Japanese plant builder JGC said on January 18 it had confirmed the safety of three of its Japanese staff and one Philippine employee in Algeria, with the whereabouts of 74 other staff of various nationalities unknown. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)