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9 hrs ago | Korean News

Greetings to Algerian President

Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, Monday sent a congratulatory message to Abdelaziz Bouteflika on his reelection as president of Algeria.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Pravda

Western Sahara: 23 years on, where is the Referendum?

In anticipation of the United Nations Security Council meeting on Western Sahara on 17th April, 116 organisations from 21 countries around the world have issued a joint letter calling for Security Council members to agree an expansion of the current MINURSO mandate to include the monitoring and protection of the human rights of the people of ... (more)

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Forbes.com

Where Algeria's National Election Leave Its Energy Future?

Late last week, Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika claimed victory once again with a little over 80 percent of the country's vote, setting in motion a fourth five-year term for the ailing North African leader.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Resisting change: In a region of turmoil, Algeria keeps a lid on

Algeria has been idiosyncratic among North African states, and it continued that tradition in last Thursday's election by handing a fourth five-year term to its chronically ill president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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The Independent

Robert Fisk: Another 'sham' election is over, so what now for Algeria?

In Algeria, politics is theatre, blood is real. You may joke about Abdelaziz Bouteflika's re-election for a fourth-term presidency - sick, wheel-chaired, 77 years old - with 81.5 per cent of the vote, but you cannot doubt the ambush and killing of 14 Algerian soldiers at Iboudarene in the Berber mountains not far from Tizi Ouzou.

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I4U Future Technology News

Al-Qaida Militants Kill Soldiers in Algeria

AQIM killed 14 soldiers of Algeria in a deadly attack on Saturday night. This is said to be the deadliest attacks that has ever been attempted by the terrorist organization on the Algerian forces.

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Emirates News Agency

Sultan bin Zayed congratulates Algerian President

WAM ABU DHABI, 21st April, 2014 -- H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President's Representative has sent a congratulatory cable to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria on his re-election for a new presidential term.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Pakistan crash kills dozens

At least 42 people were killed Sunday morning in southern Pakistan after a bus slammed into a tractor-trailer in one of the worst traffic accidents in this country in recent years, officials and rescue workers said.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Algeria Is A Reminder That Even Friendly Dictators Are Awful

MANY people argue that it would have been better if the Arab spring had never happened.

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AlertNet

Algeria: Violent Election-Eve Crackdown

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Algerian authorities on the eve of the April 17, 2014, presidential election forcibly dispersed a demonstration against a fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's... Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to ... (more)

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AlertNet

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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