Ransom Demand for German Hostages Yemen Kidnappers Want Release of Terror Suspects and $2 Million

The German government has been presented with a new challenge in Yemen. Kidnappers holding a German family are allegedly demanding $2 million in ransom and the release of several suspected Islamist terrorists being held by the Yemeni government. The demands are being met with skepticism.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle addresses reporters under a huge painting depticting Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in San'a, Yemen on Jan. 11

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle addresses reporters under a huge painting depticting Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in San'a, Yemen on Jan. 11

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