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Africa: Algeria

Young Algerians hang their country's national flag on buildings in the capital on July 6, 1962, a day after the North African country won its independence from France following an eight-year war.  By - AFPFile

Independent Algeria turns 60, but colonial-era wounds remain

Jul 2, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Algeria marks 60 years of independence from France on Tuesday, but rival narratives over atrocities committed during mor ...

Jun 9, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

An Algerian court sentenced Algerian football star and ex-Porto striker Rabah Madjer to six months in jail on Thursday f ...

Jun 8, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Algeria said Wednesday it was suspending a decades-old co-operation treaty with Spain, after Madrid backed the position ...

Jun 5, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

The son of a French anti-imperialist tortured and killed by the French army during Algeria's war of independence has sai ...

Jun 2, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Prosecutors in Algeria on Thursday said ex-football star Rabah Madjer should be jailed for 18 months, during his ongoing ...

May 17, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

As his merengue-inflected single Suavemente once again topped France's songs chart, Algerian rapper Soolking was state ...

May 11, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Thirty five years after Malik Oussekine was beaten to death by police during a student demonstration, his story is final ...

May 7, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

FIFA has rejected Algeria's desperate bid to have their World Cup play-off with Cameroon replayed, saying on Saturday t ...

Apr 30, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

One of Algeria's leading opposition figures, Karim Tabbou, was released Saturday after 24 hours in detention for unknown ...

Apr 30, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

One of Algeria's leading opposition figures, Karim Tabbou, remained in custody Saturday for unknown reasons, his brother ...

Apr 14, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

France's top diplomat Jean-Yves Le Drian said cooperation with Algeria is indispensible for regional stability, during ...

Apr 14, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Prominent Algerian newspaper Liberte printed its last issue on Thursday, three decades after it was established and a we ...

Apr 10, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

It's the Algerian start-up that made good: despite the country's notoriously complex business climate, taxi and home-del ...

Apr 7, 2022 | Africa: Algeria

Algeria's French-language newspaper Liberte will run its final edition next week, the newspaper announced Thursday, crit ...

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