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News: Algeria

We have started to collect the most important news related to Algeria in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Algeria – overview

Algeria: news

Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 13:08

Algerians are voting in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term.
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Thousands join rare Algeria rally

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 2:20

Thousands of Algerian opposition supporters call for a boycott of next month's presidential election during an unprecedented mass rally.
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Algeria's president to seek new term

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 18:02

The Algerian president, who has not publicly addressed the country for nearly three years, will run for re-election, his office says.
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Algeria mourns plane crash victims

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 1:45

Algeria enters three days of mourning for the 77 people killed after a military passenger plane crashed in the country's mountainous north-east.
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VIDEO: Algerian plane crash 'kills dozens'

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 22:46

The Algerian government says 77 people died when a military transport plane crashed in the Atlas mountains.
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Algeria plane crash 'kills dozens'

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 21:22

An Algerian military transport plane with 78 people on board crashes in the mountainous north-east of the country, with one survivor found.
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Algerian leader in hospital check-up

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 18:48
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who had a mini-stroke last year, is staying in a Paris hospital for a planned check-up, his office says.
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Controversial French general dies

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 13:15
related countries: France France

French General Paul Aussaresses, who defended the use of torture during Algeria's war of independence, dies aged 95.
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Union seeks to end Qatar dispute

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 16:09
related countries: France France, Qatar Qatar

A FIFPro delegation is heading to Qatar to resolve the "abuse" of French-Algerian footballer Zahir Belounis's rights.
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Algerian deaths taint World Cup win

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 17:00

Algerian authorities say 12 people died and more than 200 were injured in celebrations after the country qualified for the World Cup.
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Algerian army siege role questioned

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 13:40

The oil firms running the Algerian gas plant attacked by militants in January relied too heavily on the army for protection, an inquiry says.
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VIDEO: ‘I was right next to the bomb'

Friday, August 30th 2013, 23:11

The survivors of a siege at an Algerian gas plant by Islamic militants in January say they still cannot believe they are alive. BP project general manager Nick Hitch recalls the moment one of the terrorists detonated a bomb next to him.
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Sahara militant Islamists 'merge'

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 13:14
related countries: France France, Mali Mali

Fighters loyal to Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar have merged with Malian Islamists to take revenge against France for its Mali campaign, a statement says.
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VIDEO: Restoration in Kasbah of Algiers

Friday, August 9th 2013, 16:29
related places: Algiers

A government project is helping to restore some of the buildings in the ancient Kasbah of Algiers to their former glory.
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Tunisian assault on Islamist rebels

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 10:54
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Tunisia has launched a major ground and air offensive against Islamist militants near the Algerian border, an armed forces spokesman says.
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Guantanamo Algerian pair going home

Friday, July 26th 2013, 20:38

Two detainees at Guantanamo Bay will be repatriated to Algeria, the White House says, as part of its effort to close the military prison.
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