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Algeria military plane crash kills two

An Algerian military plane crashed during a training flight, killing two people on board, the defence ministry said on Thursday.

Feb 21, 2019, 19:20 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo return inspires Portugal past Algeria

 With talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back in the side, Portugal strolled to a 3-0 win over Algeria in a World Cup warm-up match in Lisbon. 

Jun 08, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has doubts over starting lineup

 Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbours Spain.

Jun 07, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

At least 257 killed as military plane crashes in Algeria: Report

Videos emerging from the site show huge smoke coming out of the plane.

Apr 11, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

Snow paints red sand dunes of Sahara desert a wondrous white

Majestic red sand dunes of the Sahara desert in a small North African town recently witnessed snowfall - much to the amazement of locals, environmentalists and people around the world at large.

Jan 09, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

Serie A: Faouzi Ghoulam renews Napoli deal

Ghoulam is currently sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury picked up in last month`s Champions League loss to Manchester City.

Dec 05, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

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

Homemade bomb kills two Algeria soldiers, wounds four: Security

A homemade bomb killed two Algerian soldiers and wounded four others in the Bir el-Ater area near the Tunisian border on Saturday.

 

Jun 03, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Algeria's ruling FLN, allies win majority in parliament: Ministry

Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front or FLN party and its main allies won a majority in a parliamentary election overshadowed by the financial crunch from lower oil prices and questions over President Abdelaziz Bouteflika`s health.

May 05, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

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

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.

Dec 13, 2016, 02:36 AM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2016, 10:31 AM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2016, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2016, 01:33 AM IST

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.

May 22, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2016, 01:02 AM IST