Harbhajan Singh trolls Pakistan, others after Chandrayaan-2 launch

Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India`s second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.

Jul 23, 2019, 13:27 PM IST

Sadio Mane to make Liverpool return after clash against Manchester City

The Senegal international was playing in the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations, where his team finished in the second position after losing to Algeria 0-1 in the final.

Jul 22, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah's tears turn from despair to joy

On Friday, the 27-year-old Qatar-based player`s tears of despair turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won his country the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Algeria win Africa Cup of Nations with a freak early goal

Bounedjah, who missed a penalty in the quarter-final against Ivory Coast and spent the last few minutes of that game in tears after being substituted, stunned the Lions of Teranga with a shot which took a wicked deflection off Salif Sane and looped over the bewildered goalkeeper Alfred Gomis and into the net.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

VAR causes handball confusion in Africa Cup of Nations

VAR has only been used since the quarter-finals of the competition and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has brought in two European referees to support the system based on their experience with it.

Jul 15, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Senegal to miss stalwart Kalidou Koulibaly in Africa Cup of Nations final

The imposing centre back, who is regarded among the best in European club football, was cautioned for a second time in three matches after conceding a penalty in Sunday`s 1-0 semi-final win over Tunisia in Cairo and will be suspended for the final.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria need to turn form book upside down against Nigeria

Algeria twice beat Nigeria at the 1990 tournament -- 5-1 in the group stage and 1-0 in the final -- on the only occasion that they won the title.

Jul 13, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Algeria seal shootout win over Ivory Coast to book semi-final berth

Algeria will now meet Nigeria in the semi-finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday as they seek to end their long wait for continental success that stretches back to 1990. 

Jul 12, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Ivory Coast depart Africa Cup of Nations as stars fail to shine

The Ivorians, who lost in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in Suez on Thursday, had the potential to light up the tournament but never quite got the best out of their top players Nicolas Pepe and Wilfried Zaha.

Jul 12, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

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