Algerian PM blames bad weather for plane crash

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has said the Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed probably due to bad weather.

Rousing welcome to Algerian soccer team back home

The Algerian soccer team received a "hero`s welcome" upon their arrival at the Houari Boumediene International Airport here, following their impressive performance in the World Cup in Brazil.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Algerian team return to hero`s welcome

Algeria`s World Cup team returned home to a hero`s welcome on Wednesday after their historic progress to the knockout stages was ended by Germany in extra-time.

Algerian President Bouteflika to name cabinet for fourth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday named the first cabinet of his fourth term in office, retaining most key senior ministers and headed again by Abdelmalek Sellal, the presidency announced.

Bouteflika supporters, opponents rally in Algeria

Supporters and opponents of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika`s decision to seek a fourth term in April elections staged rival demonstrations in the capital Algiers.