Saturday 24 February 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-02-24

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AFP - 2/13/18

Some 1,000 striking trainee doctors took to the streets of Algeria's capital Monday to demand the scrapping of compulsory public service in defiance of a ban on...

AFP - 2/6/18

The Polisario Front which seeks independence for Western Sahara said Monday it is ready for direct negotiations with Morocco on the future of the disputed territory...

AFP - 1/26/18

Air traffic was severely disrupted in Algeria on Thursday due to a strike by Air Algerie crew, grounding the airline's fleet for the second time this week, state...

AFP - 1/23/18

A strike by Air Algerie cabin crews on Monday grounded flights by the carrier out of the North African state's capital, the airline and a union said.

An AFP...

AFP - 1/17/18

Workers at Algeria's In Amenas gas plant gathered Tuesday around a black marble memorial to mark five years since a deadly raid by Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists left 40...

AFP - 1/13/18

The Berbers -- descendants of pre-Arab populations across North Africa -- are currently celebrating their New Year festivities.

On Friday -- for the first time...

AFP - 1/13/18

Algerian Berbers marked their New Year as a public holiday Friday with feasts, dancing and horse parades, a first for the North Africa region where indigenous peoples...

AFP - 1/2/18

As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being "mutilated" and a "half-woman"....

AFP - 12/11/17

Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned Sunday...

AFP - 12/7/17

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday made his first official visit to Algeria, announcing that he came as a "friend" despite France's historically prickly...

AFP - 11/30/17

Stifled by the internet and 24-hour news channels as well as political pressures, Algeria's independent press born only 25 years ago is struggling in a crisis that...

AFP - 11/26/17

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's ruling party and its allies won local polls in which less than half the electorate took part, official results showed Friday...

AFP - 11/24/17

Algerians voted Thursday in local elections after a low-key campaign that has brought no expectation of change in the North African state.

In a rare public...

AFP - 11/15/17

At the foot of the famed UNESCO-listed Casbah district in Algiers, the Ketchaoua Mosque has had a tumultuous past that, at one point, saw it turned into a cathedral...

AFP - 11/13/17

French carmaker PSA signed a deal on Sunday with three Algerian firms to set up a car-manufacturing base in the North African country with production to begin next...

AFP - 11/4/17

Selembouha Dadi can only imagine the homeland she dreams of but has never seen, agonisingly out of reach beyond the Algerian refugee camp where she has spent her...

AFP - 10/24/17

Algerian authorities have arrested and deported more than 2,000 sub-Saharan Africans to Niger and Mali in the past month, Amnesty International said Monday.

In...

AFP - 10/19/17

The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, met leaders of an Algerian-backed independence movement Wednesday after visiting Morocco in a bid to get...

AFP - 10/11/17

Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who rarely appears in public, received Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday, the APS news agency reported...

AFP - 10/9/17

Three Algerian public figures including a former foreign minister said Sunday that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika "is no longer able to lead" and should be barred...

AFP - 9/19/17

By donating one of her kidneys, Nawel gave her husband Boubaker Ziani a new lease on life after he had undergone 16 years of dialysis.

But in Algeria and...

AFP - 9/13/17

An Algerian court on Wednesday found the head of the country's tiny Ahmadi community guilty of "offending Islam" and handed him a six-month suspended sentence, his...

AFP - 9/13/17

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro visited fellow OPEC member Algeria Monday for talks after announcing Caracas would sell crude oil in non-dollar currencies in a...

AFP - 9/1/17

A suicide bomber killed two Algerian policemen on Thursday, including one who threw himself on the attacker whose explosives belt then detonated, state media said, in...

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