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French journalists free after 10-month Syria hostage ordeal

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Four French journalists taken hostage in Syria last year were freed on Saturday after a 10-month ordeal in the world's most dangerous country for the media. 

A screengrab taken on April 19, 2014, from a video released by Dogan News Agency shows shows (from left to right) Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Pierre Torres and Nicolas Henin arriving at the Mehmet Akif Inan hospital in Turkey

French President Francois Hollande announced the release of Edouard Elias, Didier Francois, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres, saying they were "in good health despite the very challenging conditions of their captivity".

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