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Freed French hostages arrive home after three years

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PARIS — Four Frenchmen held hostage by al-Qaida militants landed in France today after three years in captivity in the punishing African Sahel.

President Francois Hollande greeted each of the hostages on the tarmac at a military airport outside Paris.

At the time of their capture, the four — Pierre Legrand, Thierry Dol, Marc Feret and Daniel Larribe — were working in Arlit, Niger, where the French state-controlled nuclear giant Areva operates a uranium mine. They were retrieved…

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