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Algerian Acting President Vows to Hold Elections in 3 months

Algerian interim President Abdelkader Bensalah on Tuesday said his top mission is working to overcome the current political crisis and pave way for the...
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President Bouteflika Announce new Government Amid Demonstrations

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced a new caretaker government amid weeks of mass protests demanding his resignation, the country's national television said on Sunday...
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President Bouteflika says Inclusive Business is aimed at people’s aspirations

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has reaffirmed that the national inclusive conference would likely help the country to meet the aspirations of the people, official...
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President of Algeria back home after a medical check up

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has returned home after two weeks of stay in Switzerland's Geneva for "routine medical checks," confirmed a statement by the...
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President Bouteflika Vows to Make Major Amendments to presidential Polls

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Sunday pledged to carry out profound reforms to meet the demand of the ongoing massive protests in the North...
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Algeria’s Bouteflika to Announce His 5th Term Bid for Presidency

Algerian incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is due to submit his candidacy for a fifth term in office to the Constitutional Council on March...
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Nissan to Begin Assembling Cars in Algeria

Japan's automaker giant Nissan Motor on Wednesday signed here a joint venture agreement with an Algerian private partner to install a car assembly plant...
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Woname and Trieno Hold the Fort for Ghana in Algiers

Kelsey Woname and Isaac Trieno have been selected to captain Ghana's fencing men and female teams, respectively at this year's Junior Africa Cadet Championship. The...
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Two Apprehended in Algeria in connection terror attacks

A terrorist has surrendered to the Algerian military authorities in the southern province of Tamanrasset, while two terror-linked suspects were arrested in the eastern...
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Algeria and Russia to build robust Economic Ties

Algeria and Russia on Thursday vowed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in the economic sector, during the visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov...
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Algiers and Moscow Pledge Their Continuous Support for Syria

Algeria and Russia on Thursday agreed to continue supporting a political solution in Syria. Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a joint press...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses his annual press conference in Moscow, capital of Russia, on Jan. 26, 2016. Russia intends to build relationships with western countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, and it will no longer yield to external pressure, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

Russian, Algeria Deliberate on Cooperation and International Matters

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Algeria late on Wednesday for a two-day visit at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel,...
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Algeria and Mali to deliberate on their border security

Algeria and Mali on Wednesday vowed to increase security cooperation on their shared border, at the fourth Joint Security Commission which kicked off in...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses his annual press conference in Moscow, capital of Russia, on Jan. 26, 2016. Russia intends to build relationships with western countries on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, and it will no longer yield to external pressure, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

Russian FM to asses the situation in Libya and Syria with Algeria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is set to pay a two-day visit to Algeria on Wednesday at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader...
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U.S. withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal could spell doom

The withdrawal of the United States from the Iranian nuclear deal would cause serious consequences and high tension in the Middle East which may...
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Algerian Army Holds Live Ammunition Routine Close to Libya Border

Algerian army forces on Sunday performed a tactical exercise with live ammunition in the southernmost locality of Djanet, near the border with Libya, Algerian...
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U.S. Embassy Movement to Jerusalem Could Trigger Instability

Two Algerian analysts have warned that the U.S. intention to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem on May 14 would possibly pave the way to...
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Experts anticipates oil prices stability for the next 6-months

The U.S. decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal "will push oil prices neither upward nor downward" and the prices will stabilize "at...
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Algeria, U.S. to enrich their security cooperation

Algeria and the U.S. are working as equal partners to promote security and stability, visiting Commander of the U.S. Command for Africa (Africom) General...
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Algerian military plane crash death toll hits 257

The death toll of an Algerian military plane that crashed early on Wednesday in the military airport of Boufarik, 30 km south of Algiers,...
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Algerian army kills IS-linked militant, arrests another

Algerian counter-terrorism forces on Wednesday killed an armed militant and arrested another in Constantine province, located 450 km east of capital Algiers, according to...

Algerian troops kill 35 terrorists, arrest 18 in first quarter of 2017

Algerian counter-terrorism forces managed to kill 35 terrorists and arrest 18 others in the first quarter of 2017, said Defense Ministry in its official...
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Algerian president says terrorism remnants still threaten

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday warned that security and political instability hitting neighboring nations fuel the remnants of terrorism in Algeria. ...
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Feb. 27 world news summary at 0030 GMT

NEW YORK -- Police said Sunday that over 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a...
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3 policemen injured in suicide bomb attack in eastern Algeria

Three police officers were injured late on Sunday as a suicide bomber blew himself out near a police station in the eastern province of...

Algerian, German leaders vow to enhance economic, security cooperation

The leaders of Algeria and Germany talked about economic and security cooperation over the phone on Tuesday, Algerian news agency APS reported. ...
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Algerian operator to build 2 power plants in Mali

Algerian Energy Minister, Noureddine Boutarfa, and his visiting Malian counterpart Malick Alhousseini on Monday agreed to boost bilateral energy cooperation, as an Algerian operator...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

Feb. 16 world news summary at 0130 GMT

SANAA -- The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni dominant Houthi rebels killed at least 11 women in an airstrike on a funeral house north of...
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Algeria, Tunisia to increase energy supply in border areas

Algerian and Tunisian officials on Tuesday agreed on working to increase and optimize energy supply on the border areas of the two neighboring North...

Algeria forces destroy terror bunkers, retrieve weapons

Algerian army troops destroyed eight terror bunkers during separate operations conducted in different parts of the country, said a statement of the defense ministry...