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Algeria President makes video appearance after month of health rumours

Algeria President makes video appearance after month of health rumours

In a video broadcast on Sunday on state television, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was seen receiving his minister of Africa and Arab Affairs.

260 Malians deported by Algeria allege police brutality

Some 260 Malians expelled from Algeria in a massive swoop against illegal African migrants arrived home Sunday to Monday accusing Algerian security forces of brutality and saying many had been hurt and some killed.

Jammu and Kashmir integral part of India, terrorism needs to be eradicated: Algeria tells India

Jammu and Kashmir integral part of India, terrorism needs to be eradicated: Algeria tells India

Hamid Ansari said that Algeria had faced terrorism in the past and it was ended after years of efforts and at a great cost of hundreds of thousands of lives.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: Report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported Friday.

Some 38 of 84 killed in Nice truck attack were foreigners: Ministry

Some 38 of the 84 people killed on the seafront in Nice by a truck-driving man as they celebrated Bastille Day on July 14 were foreigners, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Algeria blocks Facebook, Twitter to prevent exam cheating

Algeria blocks Facebook, Twitter to prevent exam cheating

In order to prevent cheating in secondary school examinations, Algerian autorities on Sunday temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

Algeria blocks Facebook,Twitter to stop exam cheats

Algeria blocks Facebook,Twitter to stop exam cheats

Algerian authorities have temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to try to stop cheats posting high school exam papers online, state media reported on Sunday.

Dozens arrested in Algeria exam leak probe: Police

A police statement carried by the APS news agency said cybercrime investigators had managed to identify individuals who had "published (exam) material on social networks" as well as those who facilitated the leak.

Six terrorists killed in Algeria

 Algerian army killed six militants on Saturday during a wide scale dragging operation in the northern province of Bouira, the Defence Ministry said.

Algeria builds giant mosque as `blow` to Islamists

Algeria is building one of the world`s largest mosques which officials say will serve as a buffer against radical Islam and crown the legacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

France PM visits Algeria amid French media boycott

France`s Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Saturday he had "deep regrets" over Algeria`s refusal to issue visas to two French journalists in a row over the so-called Panama Papers revelations.

Algerian army kills 4 Islamists near Tunisia border: Govt

A brutal civil war in the 1990s between the government and Islamists claimed the lives of some 200,000 people.
 

Dutch anti-terrorism police arrest suspect at France's request

Dutch anti-terrorism police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old man in Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing an attack on France and also detained three other people, national prosecutors said.

Italy arrests Algerian suspect wanted by Belgium in terror probe: Reports

An Algerian national wanted by Belgium over a probe into fake ID documents used by the Paris and Brussels attackers was arrested in Italy on Saturday, local media reported, citing police sources.

Suspects in Islamic State plot `lived in refugee shelters`: German police

Suspects in Islamic State plot `lived in refugee shelters`: German police

Algerians targeted in raids on Thursday over suspected links to the Islamic State group lived in refugee shelters, the German Police said.

Berlin to list Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia as `safe countries of origin`: Vice chancellor

Germany will place Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on the list of "safe countries of origin", Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced Thursday, in a move that will make it easier to reject asylum requests from those nationals.

Paris attacks suspects held in Austria `not French`: Report

 Two men held in Austria for suspected links to the Paris attacks are not French, a source close to the investigation told AFP on Thursday, denying media reports about their nationality.

Algeria ex-spymaster demands justice for jailed aide

The general regarded as Algeria`s behind-the-scenes kingmaker for 25 years until his sidelining in September has slammed as an "injustice" a five-year jail sentence handed down to one of his top lieutenants.

Former Algeria counterterrorism chief jailed for 5 years

Algeria's former counterterrorism chief was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for destroying documents and disobeying military orders, his lawyer said.

Algeria ex-counterterrorism chief sentenced to 5 years in jail

 Algeria's former counterterrorism chief was sentenced to five years in prison today for destroying documents and disobeying military orders, his lawyer said.