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Militants kill 11 Algerian soldiers in ambush - security source

Islamic militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush during a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, a security source told Reuters on Sunday.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

What does Algeria's election mean for Israel?

The country has not become a hub of anti-Israel terrorism, but the newly-re-elected President Bouteflika is neither an Anwar Sadat nor a King Hussein.

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In-depth Africa

UK / Foreign Secretary welcomes Presidential elections in Algeria

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 19, 2014/African Press Organization / Foreign Secretary William Hague welcomes peaceful vote and congratulates the winner of Presidential elections in Algeria.

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The China Post

Algeria's Bouteflika elected to fourth term, rival alleges fraud

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika clinched a fourth term on Friday, despite his poor health, winning a landslide victory in an election marred by low turnout and his rival alleging fraud.

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St. Petersburg Times

Security threat on delta flight

Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported a potential security threat Friday and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.

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Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 04/18/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Emirates News Agency

President congratulates Bouteflika

ABU DHABI, 19th April 2014 - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan today sent a congratulatory cable to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria on his re-election for a new presidential term.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, April 19

The bombing occurred as worshipers left a mosque on the edge of Akrama after Friday prayers, the report said, and also wounded at least 50 people.

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KFVS12

Forgiveness stops an Iranian execution at the last minute

Bilal's mother embraces the victim's mother, praising her and her husband for what they did.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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Reuters

Algeria's Bouteflika set for re-election, foes cry fraud

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appeared set to win re-election for another five years on Friday after a vote opponents dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.

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The Daily Star

Algeria's Bouteflika set for re-election, foes cry fraud

Election workers count ballots at the end of voting for presidential election at a polling station in Algiers April 17, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Algeria Presidential Election Turnout Reaches Over 50 Per Cent

Algerian Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz on Thursday said turnout at the presidential elections on Thursday reached 51.7 per cent, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Al Jazeera

What difference will Algeria's election make?

Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been in power since 1999. Last year year he suffered a stroke.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Algeria's ailing president votes from wheelchair

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and... Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Anti-vote youths, police clash in Algeria's Kabylie

ALGIERS: Clashes erupted in Algeria's restive Kabylie region between security forces and youths opposed to Thursday's presidential election, leaving around 40 people wounded, local sources said.

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News Times

Algerians trickle to polls in presidential vote

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Ailing Bouteflika eyes 4th term as Algeria votes

Algerians were voting in presidential elections on Thursday, with incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika widely expected to win a fourth term despite chronic health problems, fraud warnings and opposition calls for a boycott.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Algerian Election Faces Disaffected Populace

The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.

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