Algerian Civil War

Of Gods and Men

Of Gods and Men Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin Director: Xavier Beauvois

Sunday, 29 May, 2011, 12:00am

Islamist terrorist suspects held in lead-up to World Cup

French and Italian police swooped yesterday on alleged Islamist terrorists in an international operation.

Italian officials in Milan said police were armed with 120 arrest warrants for the round-up, designed to prevent any extremist attacks on the football World Cup finals in France next month.

Nine people were detained in northern Italy.

27 May 1998 - 12:00am

Algerian horror

In view of the carnage taking place in Algeria week after week, it is remarkable that it has taken international human rights organisations so long to call for action.

16 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Monks' bodies found

Paris: The Algerian interior ministry said it discovered the bodies of the seven French monks abducted in Algeria by Muslim guerillas nearly two months ago.

31 May 1996 - 12:00am

A challenge to UN

FRANCE is to be congratulated on the swift and successful operation that ended the hijacking of an Algerian airliner. The hijackers had already murdered four passengers, and there was no prospect of a peaceful end to the crisis.

28 Dec 1994 - 12:00am