Two French journalists who have just been freed after being held hostage in Afghanistan for 18 months were expected back in France Thursday morning. Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier were kidnapped by the Taliban in December 2009.
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Welcome to the two Duors, a long waited dream, couble with anciety and stress, but at last, I want to share your SWEET reunion with the free world & your family. WELCOME, WELCOME, WELCOME to FREEDOM
God is Good and his name be forever praised
I hope every five star restaurant in Paris will take turns giving them free meals to help them remember what French food tastes like and to fatten them back up so to speak.
It is just so weird how things are turning around.
Bin Laden dies, Obama pulls out troops from AF. France follows. Talks with Taliban. Hostage release.
Big boys playing together.
how glad, what a good news!
I'm glad the journalists were released without incident and that they are in good health.
Good news - and good for the French media in keeping the plight of Ghesquière and Taponier on the news agenda.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS