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  1. Six killed in Algeria earthquakeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... of the quake was located about 19 km to the north of the coastal locality of Bologhine west of Algiers, according to Algeria's Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics Research Centre (CRAAG). Vibrations could be felt in provinces, including Blida, ...

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  2. Six die after Algerian quake sparks panic in capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... another two died of heart attacks, a health official said. Many Algerians still have strong memories of 2003 when Algeria's strongest earthquake in years - measuring 6.7 - struck the capital and surrounding areas, killing at least 2,000 people and ...

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  3. Identifying Victims Of Algerian Airliner Crash A Complex Process, Say ExpertsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... of victims. The process of identifying the victims was at the centre of a telephone conversation Wednesday between Algeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ramtane Lamamra and French counterpart Laurent Fabius. Their discussion focused on the necessary ...

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  4. Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Trend

    ... services spokesman said five people had been injured during a panicked rush to get out of buildings. In 2003, Algeria's strongest earthquake in years - measuring 6.7 - struck the capital and surrounding areas, killing at least 2,000 people and ...

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  5. Algiers hit by 5.5 quake, no immediate reports of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... 14 km southeast of Algiers with an epicenter was recorded at a relatively shallow depth of 6.2 miles. In 2003, Algeria's strongest earthquake in years - measuring 6.7 - struck the capital and surrounding areas killing at least 2,000 people and ...

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  6. 31-Jul-14 - Vatican Publishes Highlights of Pope's Activities in 2nd Quarter of 2014Read the original story

    Thursday | Global Catholic Network EWTN

    ... as the Pope's special envoy to the consecration of the recently restored shrine to St. Augustine d'Ippona at Annaba, Algeria, to take place on 2 May 2014, the centenary of its elevation to a Basilica. 2: First meeting of the Council for the Economy, ...

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  7. Rights groups condemn Algeria for unfair trial of activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Jurist

    ... on June 18 is scheduled for August 4. Human Rights Watch, as well as the UN, has been outspoken of late about Algeria's restrictions on its people to organize and demonstrate. In March HRW expressed [JURIST report] concern about Algerian authorities ...

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  8. Identifying Mali air crash victims could take yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Identifying the victims from last week's Air Algerie crash in Mali "could take weeks, months and maybe years", Algeria's chief of police said on Thursday .

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  9. Algerians observe minute of silence in solidarity with GazaRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    Algerian officials Thursday declared their country's solidarity with the distressed population in the Gaza Strip by observing a minute of silence, a symbolic gesture of support for Palestinians as Israel continues to pummel the embattled coastal enclave. 5 comments

  10. 'Hayy' girl! Music Festival shines light on promising & prominent Arab, African female singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Al Bawaba

    ... to bring geographic diversity to its line-up. This year the festival brought together singers from Sudan, Jordan, Algeria, and Western Sahara. The Hayy Festival organisers asked El-BA charia to play the guembri , a three-stringed desert lute, ...

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  11. PN1709Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Joan A. Polaschik, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.

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  12. Algeria: Protesters Convicted In Apparently Unfair TrialRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | PressReleasePoint

    Algerian activists and others convicted on charges of holding an "armed gathering" and violence against the police appear to have been convicted after an unfair trial in which they were unable to challenge the evidence against them, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network and Human Rights Watch said today.

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  13. President Sargsyan sends telegrams of condolence over Algerian plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, July 29, /ARKA/. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan sent a telegram of condolence to President Francois Hollande of the French Republic on the occasion of the tragic air crash of an Air Algeria plane flying from Burkina Faso to Algeria which resulted in the loss of numerous victims, including about 5 dozen French citizens.

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  14. Condolences to Algerian PresidentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Korean News

    Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, on July 26 sent a message of condolence to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, president of Algeria, as regards the unexpected crash of an Air Algerie plane which claimed the lives of many people.

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  15. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Monday, July 28, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Library of Congress

    ... of the nomination of Joan A. Polaschik, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Senate begin consideration of H.R. 5021 , to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, ...

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  16. Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Suria

    SINGAPORE: Singapore leaders have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.

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  17. Chinese leaders extend condolences to Algerian, French counterparts over plane crashRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Xinhuanet

    ... deep feelings toward the French people. Our hearts are with the French people at the moment," he said. Operated by Algeria's flagship carrier, the MD-83 plane with 112 passengers and six Spanish crew members, crashed in the Malian border town of ...

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  18. 11:16 Turkmenistan extends condolences to France, Algeria over Air Algerie plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | AkiPress

    Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov has sent condolences to President of France Francois Hollande and President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika over the crash of the Air Algerie plane and the death of its passengers.

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  19. UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Newsday

    ... area of Mali, where extremists roam. The Air Algerie jet was flying from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to Algiers, Algeria when it went down in the desolate part of Mali near the border with Burkina Faso. The pilot had advised he must change routes due ...

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  20. Triumphant return for Troussier in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Peninsula

    Philippe Troussier gives instructions to his players duirng his stint with the Qatar's football team, in this file photo.

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