Topic: JGC Corporation
Twenty foreign hostages – including some Americans and Europeans – have escaped from Islamic militants holding them at an Algerian natural gas facility, says an Algerian source. The militants said they had captured 41 foreigners, including seven Americans, yesterday.
It is not clear whether the dawn raid, which left two dead and at least nine foreigners kidnapped, was tied to France's military intervention against Islamist rebels in neighboring Mali.
Dick Cheney, former US vice president, will be charged Thursday by Nigerian anti-corruption police in a case against Halliburton.
12/03/2010 09:21 am