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The group was abducted while on a visit to Waza National Park

French special forces in Cameroon to search for seized family

French special forces have arrived in Cameroon in a bid to track down four children and three adults from the same family who have been kidnapped by Islamist militants. The four children, who were seized on Tuesday, have been separated from their parents according to the Cameroon government.

The French family was seized at about 7am local time at a village near the Waza National Park, where the family were reported to have visited on Monday

Seven members of a French family kidnapped in Cameroon

Seven members of a French family, three of them children, have been abducted in Cameroon three days after seven other foreigners were taken away at gunpoint in neighbouring Nigeria, raising fears that Islamist militants have started a campaign of capturing Western hostages in the region.

French family kidnapped in northern Cameroon

A French family of seven - three adults and four children - have been kidnapped in northern Cameroon, President Francois Hollande confirmed

Tottenham defender Kyle Naughton

Benoit Assou-Ekotto unconcerned by competition for Tottenham place with Kyle Naughton

Assou-Ekotto has struggled to break into the team since returning from injury

Protesters in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, demanding the French do more to help stop the rebel advance

Aid workers stay behind to protect rescued child soldiers

Advancing rebels are 45 miles from capital of Central African Republic

Benoit Assou-Ekotto

Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto returns to first-team training

The Cameroon international has been out for three-months

Benteke reacts after his goal for Aston Villa was ruled offisde

Match Report: QPR improve but not nearly enough

Queens Park Rangers 1 Aston Villa 1

Sebastien Bassong

Norwich inform police of racist tweets at Sébastien Bassong

The Cameroon defender headed a late equaliser to earn the Canaries a 1-1 draw at Everton

Brad Jones in action for Liverpool against Reading

Liverpool focused on Europa League despite looming Merseyside derby insists assistant Colin Pascoe

Liverpool assistant boss Colin Pascoe insists the club's players are fully focused on tomorrow's Europa League clash with Anzhi Makhachkala and that they will not be distracted by thoughts of the Merseyside derby.

Hammond: to him 'education' meant leading people from darkness

Roger Hammond: Environmentalist who helped set up the Living Earth Foundation

Roger Hammond, who has died of cancer at the age of 56, was an environmental educator for whom "environment" meant everything, and "education" meant leading people from darkness. He trained as a teacher in Birmingham, and then rose swiftly to become head of science at a large secondary school. He was meanwhile involved in setting up the Urban Wildlife Group and enrolled for a doctorate in plant sociology, acquiring knowledge that would one day give rise to many native hedges and wildflower meadows.

Stephane Mbia

Stephane Mbia reveals decision to join QPR

Stephane Mbia claims he has made up his mind to join QPR despite his love for Marseille and a rival bid from Fenerbahce.

Paralympic athlete Dedeline Kimbata (right) is competing in the 1500m event for the Democratic Republic of Congo

Kindness of a stranger lets Congolese woman race

A Congolese woman whose legs were blown off by a landmine will compete in the London Paralympics after a British woman gave her a top-of-the-line racing chair.

The troubled midfielder spent part of the summer training with Fleetwood Town

Marseilles swap deal offers Joey Barton way out of QPR

Joey Barton seems to be on the verge of clinching the move to the seaside he has craved all summer but instead of joining Fleetwood or Blackpool, who he has been linked with recently, the suspended Queen's Park Rangers' midfielder appears to be about to join Marseilles on loan.

One of the Cameroon boxers, Blaise Yepmou Mendouo, at the ExCel Arena

No action yet over missing Cameroonian Olympic athletes

No action can be taken over seven Cameroonian athletes missing from the Olympic village until their visas expire, officials said today.

Cameroon boxing team go missing

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