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Recently released hostage Thierry Dol looks on at Niamey's airport... News PhotoAirport,Crisis,Defense Minister,Foreign Affairs,Government,Hostage,Looking,Niamey,Niger,Politics,President,Releasing,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRecently released hostage Thierry Dol looks on at Niamey's airport where he met Niger's President, the French Foreign Affairs minister and the French Defence minister, on October 29, 2013. Four French hostages who were kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in northern Niger in 2010 have been released on October 29. Frenchmen Thierry Dol, Daniel Larribe, Pierre Legrand and Marc Feret were working for French nuclear giant Areva when they were kidnapped on September 16, 2010, from a uranium compound in Arlit, north-central Niger. AFP PHOTO / HAMA BOUREIMA (Photo credit should read HAMA BOUREIMA/AFP/Getty Images)