Hollande Demands Return of Missing Journalists in Syria

    This photo provided on Friday, June 7, 2013 by Haytham Pictures shows French photo-journalist, Edouar Elias posing for a portrait in Yangon, Myanmar on March 19, 2013. The French radio broadcaster Europe 1 said in a statement on its website that it was unable to get in touch with reporter Didier Francois and photographer Edouard Elias, who had been headed from the Turkish-Syrian border for Aleppo. French President Francois Hollande called Friday for the release of two French journalists missing in Syria, saying their lives were at risk. (AP Photo/Chris Huby, Haytham Pictures)

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    Two French journalists are missing in Syria and their lives are at risk, French President François Hollande said Friday, calling for their immediate release. Reporter Didier François and photographer Edouard Elias had been on their way to Aleppo from the Turkish-Syrian border when radio broadcaster Europe 1 lost touch with them. Hollande emphasized the necessity of reporting from Syria in order for the world to keep an eye on the bloody civil war and human rights violations.

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