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Waite understands hostage kin's anger

LONDON, June 23 (UPI) -- Former hostage Terry Waite says he understands why the father of one of the British men held captive in Iraq has expressed anger at the government.

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Former hostage offers to go to Iran

LONDON, March 31 (UPI) -- Terry Waite, the British social activist who spent years as a hostage in Lebanon, has offered to help with negotiations for the release of 15 sailors.

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Today is Friday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2005 with 43 to follow.
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Former hostage: US uses terrorist ways

LONDON, March 7 (UPI) -- Terry Waite, who was held hostage for 1,700 days in Lebanon, said Sunday in London the United States is fighting terrorists by using terrorist methods.

Ex-hostage Terry Waite returns to Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Although he spent five years in captivity there, former British hostage Terry Waite has returned to Beirut on a charitable fact-finding mission.

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Terry Waite CBE (born 31 May 1939 in Bollington, Cheshire) is an English humanitarian and author.

Waite was Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie's Assistant for Anglican Communion Affairs in the 1980s. As an envoy for the Church of England, he travelled to Lebanon to try to secure the release of four hostages including journalist John McCarthy. He was himself held captive between 1987 and 1991.

He is also president of the charity, Y Care International (the YMCA's international development and relief agency), and patron of AbleChildAfrica and Habitat for Humanity Great Britain. He is also president of Emmaus UK, a charity for formerly homeless people.

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