U.S. aid worker and French journalist freed after years in captivity in West Africa


French journalist Olivier Dubois left, and Jeffery Woodke, right, are seen as they arrive at the Diori Hamani International Airport in Niamey on Monday.

Jeff Woodke, an American missionary and humanitarian aid worker, was kidnapped by militants in 2016. Olivier Dubois, who was a correspondent for French news outlets, was kidnapped in 2021.

(Image credit: Souleymane AG Anara/AFP via Getty Images)

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