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January 18, 2013

Rescued hostages hug each other in Ain Amenas, Algeria, in this image taken from television Friday. Algeria's state news service says nearly 100 out of 132 foreign hostages have been freed from a gas plant where Islamist militants had held them captive for three days. The APS news agency report was an unexpected indication of both more hostages than had previously been reported and a potential breakthrough development in what has been a bloody siege.

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