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  1. News - World - ALGERIA

    ‘There were no survivors’: Francois Hollande confirms all in Air Algerie crash died

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:22pm by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... Switzerland, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ukraine and Romania Air Algerie plane crashes with 116 people on board No one survived the crash of an Air Algerie flight over Mali, French President Francois Hollande ... when it went down over northern Mali, Hollande said in televised comments. French military has recovered the flight recorder and was taking it to the city of Gao, he added. Watch: Wreckage ...

  2. News - World - ALGERIA

    Clinton arrives in Algeria for Mali talks

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 05:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Algiers

    ... Agence France-Presse in Algiers US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived on Monday in Algeria to discuss with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the crisis in neighbouring Mali, large swathes of which have been overrun by Islamists. Washington has launched a diplomatic offensive to secure Algeria’s vital backing for a military intervention in Mali, where al-Qaeda in the Islamic ...

  3. News - World - ALGERIA

    Hostages die in Algerian desert rescue attempt

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... military operation in neighbouring Mali, has unfolded into one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades. An Algerian security source said 25 foreign hostages had escaped alive. ... storming the gas pumping station. The attackers have demanded an end to the French military campaign in Mali, where hundreds of French paratroopers and marines are launching a ground offensive ...

  4. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian army frees 650 hostages, including 70 foreigners

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 02:03pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... taken the site as retaliation for French intervention against Islamists in neighbouring Mali. The crisis represents a serious escalation of unrest in North Africa, where French forces have been in Mali since last week to fight an Islamist takeover of the north, and strikes a heavy blow to Algeria’s vital oil industry, just recovering from years of civil war. Fourteen Japanese were among ...

  5. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algerian gas field kidnappers demand prisoner swap

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... siege Hostages still held at gas site after siege Islamist hostage-takers at a remote Algerian gas field yesterday demanded a prisoner swap and an end to the French military campaign in Mali ... in neighbouring Mali. The kidnappers said 34 captives were killed in the army assault, but an Algerian security source called that "fantasy", saying 18 of more than 30 Islamist gunmen were ...

  6. News - World - ALGERIA

    Lone survivor found as Algeria plane crash kills 77

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 01:31am by AFP

    ... Tamanrasset, where the flight had departed from, lies in the far south of Algeria, near the border with Mali, and is the main base for the country’s southern military operations. Extra troops and equipment have been stationed there in recent months as part of efforts to beef up surveillance of Algeria’s frontiers with Mali and Libya, following a deadly hostage-taking by Islamist militants ...

  7. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria vows to fight al-Qaeda after 38 workers killed

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 11:23am by Reuters in Algiers

    ... Claimed by an Algerian al-Qaeda leader as a riposte to France’s attack on his allies in neighbouring Mali the previous week, the four-day siege drew global attention to Islamists in the Sahara ... to Algeria’s intelligence and security forces and might do more for France in Mali, though he ruled out sending many of its stretched armed forces to Africa. Noting a shift in the source of threats ...

  8. News - World - ALGERIA

    Foreigners still trapped in Sahara hostage crisis

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters in Algiers and In Amenas

    ... the heavily fortified compound when it was seized before dawn on Wednesday by Islamist fighters who said they wanted a halt to a French military operation in neighbouring Mali. Hundreds escaped ... forces have been in Mali since last week fighting an Islamist takeover of Timbuktu and other towns. “We are still dealing with a fluid and dangerous situation where a part of the terrorist threat ...

  9. News - World - ALGERIA

    Algeria finds dead Canadian militants as hostage toll rises

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 09:01am by AFP

    ... in Afghanistan and Algeria’s civil war of the 1990s when the secular government fought Islamists- tied the desert attack to France’s intervention across the Sahara against Islamist rebels in Mali. “We ... figures for fighters killed and captured. Belmokhtar demanded an end to French air strikes against Islamist fighters in neighbouring Mali. These began five days before the fighters swooped before ...

  10. News - World - ALGERIA

    Gunmen 'kill 7 hostages' amid final shoot-out

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... Islamists in neighbouring Mali, ANI reported earlier. Belmokhtar also wanted to exchange American hostages for the blind Egyptian sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman and Pakistani Aafia Siddiqui, jailed ...



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