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Nigeria Rules Out Military Option for Hostages Release

Oil company officials in Nigeria Thursday confirmed that armed attackers have retreated from two oil facilities in the Niger Delta. But, as Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports, the negotiations leading to the release of four foreign workers seized three weeks ago are proving a lot more difficult. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, also known as MEND, which is holding the four hostages, has ruled out any compromise on its demands. Full Story

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