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# Germany
German hostage drama ends as Merkel forced to cancel campaign rally
A man entered the town hall in Ingolstadt and took four people hostage releasing them gradually in a tense nine-hour stand off before police confronted the 24-year-old whose only demand had been a doner kebab.
# Mali
Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali
The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.
# hostage crisis
Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algerian hostage crisis
As many as 48 hostages are believed to have been killed in the crisis.
# Algeria
Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.
# Algeria
Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'
Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.
# Algeria
Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron
Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant
# hostage crisis
Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis
The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.