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  1. Statoil and Shell were today awarded the Timissit Permit Licence in...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    The licence is located in southeastern Algeria and covers an area of 2730 square kilometres. Statoil bid in partnership with Shell, where Statoil will be the operator with 30% equity, Shell will hold 19% equity and the remaining 51% will be held by Sonatrach.

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  2. Algeria's tourism hit after guide's beheadingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The beheading of a French mountain guide in Algeria has hit the tourism sector of the north African country, with over a thousand tourists cancelling their bookings. Kidnapped Sep 21 in Tizi Ouzou in Algeria's east by Caliphate Soldiers, Herve Gourdel, 55, was beheaded 24 hours after an ultimatum was given to France to end airstrikes against the Islamic State, Xinhua reported.

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  3. Algeria's tourism takes a hit after guide's beheadingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Last week's beheading of a French mountain guide in Algeria has hit the tourism sector of the north African country, over a thousand tourists cancelling their bookings. Kidnapped Sep 21 in Tizi Ouzou, east of Algeria by Caliphate Soldiers, a group linked to Islamic State , Herve Gourdel, 55, was beheaded just 24 hours after an ultimatum was given to France to stop airstrikes against the latter group, Xinhua reported.

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  4. Africa: Algerian Writer Wins World French Literature PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... He studied French literature and now writes for a daily paper in Oran, where his column is the most widely read in Algeria. Mersault, contre-enqute is his first novel. The prize was set up in 2001 to give more international recognition to the wide ...

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  5. Nii Adjei urges hurt TP Mazembe teammates to forget painful Champions League exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ghana midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei is urging his TP Mazembe teammates to recover quickly from their painful exit from the CAF Champions League to ES Setif. The Congolese giants crashed out of the competition on the away goal's rule having beaten Setif 3-2 in Lubumbashi.

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  6. Yunus Sentamu eyes CAF's sh4bRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    When Yunus Sentamu announced himself at the Africa Nations Championships in South Africa in February this year after scoring three precious goals for Cranes, he became a top transfer target for several South African clubs. The DR Congo side, contented with the Ugandan's qualities, pounced and signed the youngster on a four year contract.

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  7. Cranes striker Sentamu sends Vita in champions league finalRead the original story

    Sunday | PressReleasePoint

    Uganda Cranes striker Yunus Seantamu Junior netted one of his team's goals in a 2-1 win for AS Vita over Tunisian side CS Sfaxien to qualify for the Orange CAF Champions League final. The DR Congo club advanced to the final 4-2 on aggregate but it was not an easy journey or them especially in the second leg.

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  8. French man killed by ISIL honoured in hometown Residents of the town...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Newstime Africa

    An estimated 3,000 people walked silently in Nice in southeast France on Saturday in honor of French national Herve Gourdel, who was seemingly beheaded in Algeria last week by a group linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. Gourdel's hometown organized the march, people holding his photo aloft while many distributed white roses, reported French daily Nice Matin.

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  9. Extensive search to neutralize terrorist groups in Algeria beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Catholic.org

    Less than 36 hours after French tourist Herve Gourdel was beheaded by the Islamist terrorist group Djound al Khalifa, the National People's Army of Algeria continues to rake the mountainous areas where the incident occurred. A rally at the Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi Ouzou was held by citizens, students and activists of the MAK, or Movement for the Autonomy of Kabylia to honor Gourdel, the victim of the Islamic State-affiliated Djound al Khalifa.

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  10. CAF Champions League: Setif, Vita must defy history to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Umukino

    Zamalek's defender Ahmed Samir vies with Vita Club midfielder Munganga during the CAF Champions League second leg round of 32 match between Vita Club of DRC and Zamalek of Egypt Semi-finalists Entente Setif and Vita Club would be advised to steer clear of CAF Champions League record books ahead of the second leg matches this weekend. Algerians Setif and Congo's Vita hold 2-1 leads going into away matches against Congolese TP Mazembe and Tunisians CS Sfaxien respectively.

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  11. Setif and Vita out to beat hoodooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Newsday

    Champions League semi-finalists Entente Setif and Vita Club will want to rewrite history this weekend in their second-leg ties. But none of the seven previous teams who built a 2-1 semi-final, first-leg advantage in the 49-year premier African club competition have gone on to reach the final.

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  12. Algeria in shock over beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Newsday

    ... away by armed Islamist groups. The government has strongly condemned Mr Gourdel's killing, which is a huge blow for Algeria. The incident damages official claims that the country is stable, relatively safe, and that its militants have been crushed. ...

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  13. Algerian forces search for extremists in beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Cybercast News Service

    Algerian military trucks are pictured in the Tizi Ouzou region, northern Algeria, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, as troops conduct search operations in the bid to find French hostage, Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by militants.

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  14. French president announces three-day mourning after hostage killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | India.com

    Paris, Sep 25: French President Francois Hollande Thursday announced a three-day period of national mourning after a French tourist, kidnapped by militants in eastern Algeria , was beheaded. Flags will fly at half-mast on every public building across the country from Friday to Sunday, Xinhua cited Hollande as saying at a weekly cabinet meeting.

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  15. France launches fresh Iraq strikes as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Bangkok Post

    France carried out a fresh round of air strikes in Iraq Thursday as it renewed its determination to fight Islamic State jihadists after the beheading of hostage Herve Gourdel. An undated recent handout photo shows 55-year-old Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped on September 21, 2014 by Jund al-Khilifa, a group linked to radical Islamic State militants in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou region in eastern Algeria President Francois Hollande pledged "determination, composure and vigilance" in the face of jihadi threats at a cabinet meeting and announced that flags nationwide would be flown at half-mast for three days from Friday to mourn the loss of the 55-year-old mountaineer.

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  16. Algeria: Algeria Tracks French Hostage's Killers, Africans Condemn Jihadist MurderRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Algeria has mobilised 3,000 troops to find the body of murdered French hostage Herv Gourdel and wipe out the Islamist armed group that killed him. A protest march was to take place in the main town in the region, while elsewhere in Africa French expatriates and local people expressed shock at the news.

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  17. Beheaded hostage Herve Gourdel will be avenged, France vowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Daily Mail

    Thousands of Algerian soldiers supported by helicopters are hunting for the ISIS-linked Islamist terrorists who beheaded a French mountaineer in a sickening video released yesterday. Herve Gourdel, 55, was captured by the Islamist group Jund al-Khilifa while hiking in the Djurdjura National Park on Sunday - just one day after he arrived in Algeria for a 10-day walking holiday.

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  18. France announces three-day mourning after hostage killingRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Xinhuanet

    French President Francois Hollande announced on Thursday a three-day period of national mourning after a French tourist kidnapped by militants in eastern Algeria was beheaded. Flags will fly at half-mast on every public building across the country from Friday to Sunday, Hollande said at a weekly cabinet meeting.

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  19. Hollande calls crisis meeting after 'cowardly' beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Bangkok Post

    President Francois Hollande was to convene an emergency meeting of his defence council Thursday with renewed determination to fight Islamic State extremists after the "cowardly" beheading of a French hostage in Algeria. An undated recent handout photo shows 55-year-old Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped on September 21, 2014 by Jund al-Khilifa, a group linked to radical Islamic State militants in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou region in eastern Algeria As France grieved the loss of 55-year-old Herve Gourdel, Hollande vowed the country would "never give in to blackmail" after the militants demanded an end to French military operations in Iraq.

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  20. Algerian militants behead kidnapped French touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... not show the beheading, but a militant later holds the head up to the camera. "This is why the Caliphate Soldiers in Algeria have decided to punish France, by executing this man, and to defend our beloved ISIL," one of the militants says in the ...

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