Norway's PM Stoltenberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Eide speaks about hostage situation in Algeria during a news conference in Oslo

 
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Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (R) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide speaks about the hostage situation in Algeria during a news conference in Oslo January 17, 2013. Twenty-five foreign hostages escaped and six were killed on Thursday when Algerian forces launched an operation to free them at a remote desert gas plant, Algerian sources said, as one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades unfolded. REUTERS/Berit Roald/NTB Scanpix