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  • Germany asks Algeria to help speed up return of migrants

    Berlin and Algiers have in place a mutual agreement governing expulsions of their citizens, “but we have to ensure that it works properly,” said Merkel at a press conference with visiting Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal...

    German authorities have been calling for greater efficiency in deportation procedures, and the issue has gained urgency given the rising numbers of Algerians arriving in recent months with thousands of...

  • Algeria blocks Facebook, Twitter to stop exam cheats

    ALGIERS: Algeria has said that it has temporarily blocked Facebook and some other social media networks to stop cheating in upcoming school exams...

    In a statement Sunday, the Ministry of Post and Information and Communication Technology said that the “cut of social networks has a direct relationship with the matriculation exams” which begin Sunday...

  • Crowds flood Algeria independence figure’s hometown for burial

    Draped in Algeria’s national flag, his coffin was carried in an ambulance through the village as tens of thousands filled the streets...

    “Today and tomorrow Hocine lives!,” they chanted, and “Algeria, free and democratic!” Many in the crowd surged forward to try to touch the coffin as it was brought out of the ambulance in preparation for the burial, which was expected to take place in the early afternoon...

  • Algeria builds giant mosque as 'blow' to Islamists

    ALGIERS: 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...

    More than two decades later, armed groups remain active in parts of Algeria and the country has been hit by several devastating attacks claimed by Al-Qaeda in recent years...

  • Fundamentalists gain ground in Algeria as war memory fades

    ALGIERS: Mosques are going up, women are covering up, and shops selling alcoholic beverages are shutting down in a changing Algeria where, slowly but surely, Muslim fundamentalists are gaining ground...

    The North African country won its civil war with extremists who brought Algeria to its knees in the name of Islam during the 1990s...

  • Algeria surprised at Nations Cup, Senegal win

    FRANCEVILLE: Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria could only draw with outsiders Zimbabwe while Senegal got the first win of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday...

    Mahrez put Algeria ahead in in the opening match of a Group B double bill in Franceville but then needed to score a late equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw for one of the tournament favourites...

  • Senegal make quarters, Algeria on the brink

    Algeria, who were also among the pre-tournament favourites, are on the verge of an early exit, after they were beaten 2-1 by Tunisia in the group’s other game...

    ”Sadio Mane took only nine minutes to open the scoring with a simple back post tap-in and Senegal doubled the lead with a sumptuous curling free-kick from Henri Saivet four minutes later as Zimbabwe were overwhelmed...

  • Nigeria overwhelm Algeria to top group

    POLOKWANE (South Africa): Victor Moses scored twice and John Obi Mikel added the other as Nigeria went four points clear in the 2018 World Cup qualification with a 3-1 home win over Algeria in Uyo on Saturday...

    Nigeria won a second match in Group ‘B’, after an away victory in Zambia last month, with Moses opening the scoring after 25 minutes when a fortuitous one-two was played off Algeria defender Hicham Belkaroui and allowed him to...

  • Tunisia advance, Algeria exit at Nations Cup

    LIBREVILLE: The African Nations Cup burst into life as Tunisia joined Senegal in the quarter-finals and Algeria, among the pre-tournament favourites, were eliminated after 10 goals were scored at the conclusion of Group B on Monday...

    Senegal, who had already secured top place, rested key players as they drew 2-2 with Algeria in Franceville, while Tunisia, who needed just one point to take second spot, comfortably beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in...

  • Thousands march against Algeria’s president

    In at least one location, police opened fire with tear gas and rubber bullets, chasing and beating demonstrators, after youths hurled stones at them, a journalist said...

    They want to replace the establishment with a new generation of leaders capable of modernising the oil-dependent state and giving hope to a population impatient for a better life...

  • Two former premiers get heavy jail terms for corruption in Algeria

    The verdicts came just two days before Algeria is due to elect a president to replace Bouteflika in a vote bitterly opposed by the country’s nine-month-old protest movement, which sees it as a regime ploy to cling to power...

    It was the first time since Algeria’s independence from France in 1962 that former prime ministers were put on trial...

  • Unrest mars Algeria’s disputed presidential vote

    ALGIERS: Algeria held a tense presidential election on Thursday meant to bring stability after a year of turmoil, but voting was marred as protesters stormed polling stations and thousands rallied in the capital...

    Crowds also surrounded a government building in Tizi Ouzou, where security forces fired teargas to repel them, witnesses told AFP from the region with a long history of opposition to the central government...

  • Algeria’s military chief Gaid Salah dies amid protest crisis

    ALGIERS: Algeria’s powerful military chief Gen Ahmed Gaid Salah, who was instrumental in pushing out the gas-rich country’s long-serving president amid pro-democracy protests earlier this year, died unexpectedly on Monday at age 79...

    Gaid Salah’s death thrusts Algeria into new political uncertainty as a tumultuous year comes to a close...

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