Islamists kill seven Algerian security guards

An armed Islamist group on Thursday killed seven private security guards in an ambush in the Kabylie region east of the capital, residents and security sources said.

SNC-Lavalin posts $80-million profit in Q2

Canada`s SNC-Lavalin, which is at the centre of the alleged Rs 300-crore (USD 60 mn) bribery scandal in Kerala, has reported a higher profit of USD 80 million for the second quarter.