French Red Cross Worker Freed in Chad

    After 89 days in captivity, French Red Cross employee Laurent Maurice has been released, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reports. Maurice, who is reported to be in good health, was kidnapped in November near the Sudanese border in eastern Chad. Another Red Cross staff member Gauthier Lefevre, who was abducted in Darfur in October, is still being held captive.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.