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African central bank governors seek monetary integration


August 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Aug 31 (IANS) African central banks' governors have called for speeding up of the process of monetary integration in Africa as a step towards achieving the goals of creating ... Read more...

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Former France coach Lemerre joins Algerian club


July 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, July 15 (IANS) Roger Lemerre, former Euro and Africa Cup of Nations winning coach, has been named coach of Algerian first division side CS Constantine.The 71-year-old Frenchman, who led ... Read more...

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Singer’s album urges reopening of Algeria-Morocco border


June 16th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Algerian rap singer will release an album of songs, calling on his country to reopen the border with neighbouring Morocco that was closed after a ... Read more...

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FIFA president visits Algeria


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, May 1 (IANS) FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter has arrived in Algeria for a two-day visit at the invitation of Algerian Football Federation (FAF) chief Mohamed Raouraoua.Blatter, accompanied by ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria discuss bilateral ties


April 7th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have discussed their bilateral reations.During a meeting between UAE ambassador to Algeria Mohammed Ali Nasser Al Mazrouei and Algerian ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter sick after seeing dead father on TV


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha was hospitalised in Algeria after learning that her father and brother Muttasim had been killed by Libyan transitional government forces, according ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kin leave Algeria for Egypt: Report


September 26th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS) Eight family members of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have left Algeria for the Egyptian capital Cairo, a media report said Monday.Algeria's Arabic daily El Khabar, ... Read more...

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Algeria doesn’t permit Gaddafi regime officials to enter


September 5th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Sep 5 (IANS) A number of military and intelligence officers of the Muammar Gaddafi regime fled to Libya's border with Algeria, but their request for entry was turned down ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter gives birth to baby girl in Algeria


August 30th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Aug 30 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha, who entered Algeria from Libya Monday, gave birth to a baby girl Tuesday in an Algerian town, Xinhua reported.Aisha gave birth in ... Read more...

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Thousands of university students protest in Algeria: Report


April 13th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 13 (IANS) Thousands of Algerian university students protested here Tuesday seeking improvement of their social and educational status, Xinhua quoted the official APS news agency as stating.The ... Read more...

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African Union determined to achieve ceasefire in Libya


April 13th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 13 (IANS) The African Union (AU) is determined to reach a ceasefire in Libya to "preserve the interests of the Libyan people", Xinhua quoted Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould ... Read more...

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Algeria, Cuba call for immediate ceasefire in Libya


April 11th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 11 (IANS) Algeria and Cuba have called on all concerned parties in Libya to end clashes and begin peace talks at the earliest, Xinhua reported.In a joint news ... Read more...

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Blast kills five in Algeria


March 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, March 9 (IANS) Five people were killed in a bomb blast in Algeria, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The victims were travelling in a vehicle when the blast took place Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Heavy deploymnet of Algerian army at border with Libya: Daily


March 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, March 6 (IANS) The Algerian army has heavily deployed its troops along its border with Libya, a local daily reported Sunday.Libya has been witnessing protests since Feb 14 against ... Read more...

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Arab world on boil, US imposes sanctions on Libya (Roundup)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis/Sana'a/Algiers, Feb 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi desperately hung on to power as international pressure mounted on him to quit, with the US imposing sanctions following a ruthless crackdown on ... Read more...

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Algeria officially lifts emergency


February 25th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 25 (IANS) Algeria has officially lifted the state of emergency, which was in force for 19 years, the official APS news agency reported.The order for lifting the state of emergency ... Read more...

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Algeria lifts 19-year-old state of emergency


February 25th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- The Algerian government has officially lifted its 19-year-old state of emergency, the official APS news agency reported.Demonstrators have been demanding the lifting of the state of emergency, which ... Read more...

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Algeria to lift 19-year state of emergency


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- Algeria's cabinet on Tuesday adopted an order to lift the nearly two-decade state of emergency, the official APS news agency reported.A statement from the Council of Ministers said ... Read more...

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Several injured in Algerian protests


February 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 20 (IANS) Several people were injured when police used batons to break up a pro-democracy rally in this Algerian capital, a media report said Sunday.Algerian police brandishing clubs, but no ... Read more...

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47 Algerians missing in Mediterranean Sea


December 13th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Dec 13 (IANS) At least 47 Algerian illegal immigrants who were travelling in two wooden boats to Italy went missing in the Mediterranean Sea, Xinhua reported Monday. Algerian coast guards alerted ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ’shopping for arms’ in Africa


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda militants are now shopping for arms in Chad in Africa, Algerian intelligence agents have said.Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is using an estimated $100 ... Read more...

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UAE, Algeria sign cooperation agreement


October 17th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Oct 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Algeria Sunday signed an agreement to boost cooperation and dialogue between their parliaments.Visiting UAE Federal National Council (FNC) speaker Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair and ... Read more...

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Algeria invites India Inc for $10-bn gas pipeline project


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Oil-rich Algeria, the second largest country in Africa, has invited Indian companies to participate in a $10-billion project to build an ambitious trans-Saharan gas pipeline ... Read more...

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Ex-CIA chief Andrew Warren admits that he sexually abused woman


June 8th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ex-CIA chief Andrew Warren has finally admitted that he sexually abused a woman after drugging her. The US Justice Department said that Warren pleaded guilty to the Algiers sex scandal and also ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake rattles northern Algeria, days after similar quake kills two


May 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake shook northern Algeria on Sunday morning, just two days after a similar earthquake killed two people and injured dozens more.The 4.8-magnitude earthquake at 7.52 a.m. ... Read more...

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Algeria earthquake: Two dead, dozens injured


May 15th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
ALGIERS (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake shook northern Algeria on Friday afternoon, seismologists said, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake at 1.29 p.m. local time (12.29 ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda threatens to attack World Cup Football finals


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda's North African branch has threatened to attack the World Cup Football finals in South Africa which start in June. In addition to the US and British teams, ... Read more...

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Head of Algerian security service killed


February 26th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 25 (DPA) The head of the Algerian security service DGSN, Ali Tounsi, was shot and killed Thursday, the Algerian interior ministry said. According to the ministry's press statement, Tounsi was assassinated ... Read more...

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US Intelligence officials concerned over growing terror-talk on Internet


February 13th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): US Intelligence officials have noticed a recent surge in terror-linked discussions on the Internet, where al Qaeda Jihadist focus on finding ways to evade airport security, according to ... Read more...

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Vancouver tops world’s top 10 most liveable cities list


February 12th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Australia and Canada are home to the world's top ten most liveable cities, a new index survey has found.The survey, by the Economist, was topped by the Canadian ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda launches recruitment drive in Algeria


February 12th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda has launched a new campaign to recruit university students, scientists and IT specialists in Algeria, a website said. "We appeal to undergraduates, chemists, doctors and IT specialists ... Read more...

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New Orleans resident pleads guilty to federal gun and drug charges


February 4th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS (BNO NEWS) – A New Orleans resident on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court to federal gun and drug charges, prosecutors said.Jabar Gibson, 24, pleaded guilty to possession with intent ... Read more...

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Seven UN peacekeepers, 28 UN civilians killed in 2009


January 6th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 6 (DPA) Seven troopers serving in UN peacekeeping operations and at least 28 civilians were killed in 2009 as a result of violent acts, the UN Staff Union said. Six ... Read more...

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UN has become target for terrorists: Ban


December 12th, 2009 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (DPA) The United Nations has become a terrorist target with increasing deadly attacks taking place since 2003, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said. The UN paid tribute to the ... Read more...

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Governments flouting law making seafaring dangerous: Sailors


December 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Governments around the world flouting international maritime law and conventions and arresting sailors on criminal charges has turned sailing into a dangerous profession, a mariners' body said Saturday. "Over ... Read more...

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