Friday 26 May 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-05-26

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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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AFP - 5/3/17

Algerians go to the polls on Thursday to elect a new parliament amid concerns that a low turnout will mar a vote which officials say is necessary to maintain...

AFP - 5/3/17

Algeria, where legislative elections are to be held on Thursday, has major oil and gas reserves but faces a financial crisis due to the collapse in oil prices.

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AFP - 4/13/17

"It's not a bird, it's a rat -- and it's squatting on my terrace," Ali says of his new neighbour, a yellow-legged gull -- a pest ubiquitous in the Algerian capital....

AFP - 4/12/17

The goalkeeper of Algeria's first division club MC Alger, Faouzi Chaouchi, was sentenced Tuesday to a suspended six-month prison term for an attack on a policeman,...

AFP - 4/7/17

Campaigning starts on Sunday for next month's Algerian parliamentary election as authorities desperately try to persuade disillusioned voters that their opinion...

AFP - 3/20/17

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appeared on television Sunday for the first time since a visit by Germany's chancellor was called off last month because of the...

AFP - 3/14/17

An archaeological treasure trove on the site of a planned metro station in central Algiers is set to become a museum, opening a window on 2,000 years of history....

AFP - 3/8/17

An official from the Polisario Front fighting for the independence of the Western Sahara on Tuesday blamed Morocco for the resignation of a UN envoy to the disputed...

AFP - 3/6/17

When Fathia was seven years old, she would wait each day for classes to end, throw down her schoolbag and rush to play football with the boys from her neighbourhood...

AFP - 3/3/17

Algerian writer Boualem Sansal, whose novel "2084" depicted a dystopian state governed by religious law, says writers and artists need to join the fight against...

AFP - 3/1/17

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has rarely appeared in public since a crippling stroke in 2013, marks his 80th birthday on Thursday amid persistent...

AFP - 2/27/17

Polisario separatists have dismissed as "window dressing" Morocco's announcement of a pullback from a zone of the contested Western Sahara that has raised tensions...

AFP - 2/27/17

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility on Monday for a suicide bomb attack in east Algeria which police said had been foiled.

In a statement...

AFP - 2/22/17

Speculation mounted Tuesday over Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health and political future after acute bronchitis forced the 79-year-old to postpone a...

AFP - 2/21/17

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika had acute bronchitis on Monday, causing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call off a visit to Algeria at the last minute,...

AFP - 2/13/17

Once one of Africa's biggest car buyers, Algeria is embarking on an ambitious programme aimed at replacing hundreds of thousands of foreign imports with domestically...

AFP - 2/8/17

Behind a long sand wall winding through the disputed Western Sahara, leaders battling for the independence of the former Spanish colony say they are on alert.

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AFP - 2/8/17

It has been dubbed the world's oldest functioning security barrier, but is also called a "wall of shame" by Western Sahara residents and leaders who want independence...

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