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French President Macron says time to move on from Algeria's colonial past

French President Macron says time to move on from Algeria's colonial past

President Emmanuel Macron visited Algeria on Wednesday where he pressed for a new chapter in relations and said he would not be held hostage by France`s colonial past, in remarks published by a local newspaper. 

Dec 06, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Algerian man dangles infant out of 15-storey window for 1,000 Facebook 'likes`

Algerian man dangles infant out of 15-storey window for 1,000 Facebook 'likes`

A court has sentenced the man to two years in prison after charging him with endangering the baby's safety.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
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.

Mar 20, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

An Air Algeria plane en route to Marseille has been forced to return to Algiers due to an unspecified technical failure.

Aug 06, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

Four killed in factory blast in Algeria

At least four people were killed in a factory explosion in Algeria, according to a statement from the defence ministry.

Oct 19, 2015, 06:17 AM IST

Algerian soldiers kill 2 Islamist militants: Ministry

 Algerian soldiers have killed two Islamist gunmen in an operation east of the capital, the defence ministry announced on Sunday.

Aug 23, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

At least 18 killed in Algerian ethnic clashes: Medical sources

At least 18 people have been killed in clashes between Arabs and Berbers in Algeria`s desert town of Ghrdaia, with several businesses burned down, medical sources and state media said on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

France`s Hollande boosts ties with former foe Algeria

 French President Francois Hollande arrived Monday in Algeria for a visit aimed at tackling the "common battle" of the once bitter foes against jihadists from Mali to Libya.

Jun 15, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Algeria Army kills two armed Islamists: Ministry

Soldiers killed two armed Islamists during an ambush Tuesday southwest of Algeria`s capital, the government said, as media reported that four security personnel were slain in the east.

May 13, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

Libya talks in Algiers `great success:` UN envoy

Talks between Libya`s rival parliaments on forging a unity government for the violence-wracked country have been a "great success," the UN envoy said Tuesday, but there were no signs of a major breakthrough.

Apr 15, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

Algeria army kills four armed Islamists

Algerian troops killed four armed Islamists and recovered weapons and ammunition during an operation not far from the capital on Thursday, the defence ministry said.

Apr 09, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Algeria arrests hundreds of illegal migrants

Algeria on Sunday said that about 500 illegal migrants from various African countries were intercepted by the government troops in Tamenrasset province.

Apr 06, 2015, 07:12 AM IST

Mali rebels meet in Algiers to discuss rejected peace deal

Tuareg-led rebels from north Mali said on Thursday they are meeting with Algerian mediators in Algiers to discuss the terms of preliminary peace deal they rejected last month.

Apr 03, 2015, 04:57 AM IST

Northern African cities lead the way as continent changes: Report

North African cities are leading the way as the continent and its growing middle class lay down "solid economic roots" which are very appealing to investors, according to a new report published Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Eleven dead in Algeria bus crash

Eleven people were killed and 25 injured when a long-distance bus collided with a lorry on Algeria's Trans-Sahara Highway, emergency services said.

Mar 15, 2015, 17:43 PM IST

Mali government signs peace deal, Tuareg rebels delay

The Malian government signed a peace agreement with some northern rebel groups on Sunday but the main Tuareg armed coalition asked for more time to consult its grassroots.

Mar 01, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Mali peace deal to be signed Sunday in Algiers: Ministry

 Mali`s government and six militant groups from the country`s violence-strewn north are to sign a peace accord in Algiers on Sunday, the Algerian foreign ministry announced.

Mar 01, 2015, 01:21 AM IST

Algerian mayor shot dead, throat slit by 'terrorists'

The mayor of a town in Algeria was shot dead and had his throat slit by unidentified "terrorists" on Friday, police were quoted by the APS news agency as saying.

Dec 13, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

All victims identified in Air Algeria crash

The identification of victims from a mysterious Air Algeria crash in Mali in July has been completed, allowing the remains to be returned to their families, the French foreign ministry said on Friday.

Nov 21, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

One dead, 65 hurt as train derails in Algiers suburb

A passenger train derailed in an eastern suburb of Algiers on Wednesday, leaving one person dead and 65 injured, emergency services said.

Nov 05, 2014, 20:03 PM IST