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Al Jazeera journo Peter Greste finally home

Fellow reporter Mohamed Fahmy is waiting for Canadian officials to take him home.

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste left Egypt for his native Australia on Sunday after serving 400 days in a Cairo prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group. Picture: Twitter @PeterGreste.

JOHANNESBURG - Released Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has just arrived home after 400 days in captivity in an Egyptian prison, CNN is reporting.

"It's awesome to be home," Greste said in Brisbane, Australia.

Speaking at a press conference in Brisbane Greste says, "This is a moment I've rehearsed in my mind four hundred times over the last four hundred days"

The A l Jazeera journalist left Egypt for his native Australia on Sunday after serving more than a year in a Cairo prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said.

At the same time, fellow journalist Mohamed Fahmy is waiting for Canadian officials to take him to the country where he has joint citizenship.

Brother Mike and I due to head home to Australia shortly. Can't wait for the family reunion. Keep shouting #FreeAJStaff

Special thanks to all who've supported us over the past year. MUST NOT FORGET THOSE STILL IN PRISON @Bahrooz #FreeAJStaff @MFFahmy11

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