Saturday 25 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-25

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AFP - 11/25/17

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...

AFP - 8/25/17

Accused of heresy by Islamist extremists and targeted by the authorities, members of Algeria's tiny Ahmadi community say they have been forced to go underground to...

AFP - 8/15/17

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sacked Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday, less than three months after appointing him, according to a...

AFP - 7/21/17

The Algerian-backed Polisario Front movement seeking independence for disputed Western Sahara on Thursday denounced as "unjust" a Moroccan court's decision to...

AFP - 6/20/17

It's a rubbish job, but someone has to do it. Or some animal: in the alleyways of Algiers' famed Kasbah, donkeys shift tonnes of trash every day.

Some streets...

AFP - 6/7/17

Dozens of Syrian refugees remained stranded in no-man's land between Morocco and Algeria on Tuesday, non-governmental groups said, despite an Algerian offer to help...

AFP - 5/25/17

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appointed a new prime minister Wednesday, replacing his ally Abdelmalek Sellal in the wake of parliamentary elections.

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AFP - 5/17/17

Air Algerie flights in and from the North African country resumed Tuesday after negotiations between management and staff ended a brief strike.

Public radio...

AFP - 5/6/17

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear majority in parliamentary elections, the interior ministry said Friday of a...

AFP - 5/5/17

Algerians voted Thursday for a new parliament amid soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.

But despite urgent...

AFP - 5/4/17

Algerians voted Thursday for a new parliament amid soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.

But despite the...

AFP - 5/4/17

In Sidi Mhamed, a drab satellite town southwest of Algiers, residents are struggling to make ends meet, stay safe and secure a better future for their children.

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