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Algiers

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Name: Mourad Latoui

Age: 17

City/ Country: Algiers/Algeria

Name of school: INPS (National Institute of Planning and Statistics)

Star sign: Gemini

Sunday, 8 April, 2007, 12:00am

Free air freight can help flood victims

Over the past six weeks I have been working with the Hong Kong Red Cross and International Red Cross organisations and the Algerian embassies in Kuala Lumpur and Paris to gather much-needed relief supplies (such as jackets, coats and blankets) to donate to the victims of the recent floods in Algeria.

4 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Free air freight can help flood victims

Over the past six weeks I have been working with the Hong Kong Red Cross and International Red Cross organisations and the Algerian embassies in Kuala Lumpur and Paris to gather much-needed relief supplies (such as jackets, coats and blankets) to donate to the victims of the recent floods in Algeria.

4 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Violent OPEC siege unfolds

Vienna (December 21): Five gunmen stormed the headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries today in a hail of machine-gun bullets and took more than 30 hostages, including some senior Ministers.

Police said the guerilla group were demanding a bus to take them and their hostages to the airport and a plane to fly them out of the country.

24 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Algerian tragedy

The scale and savagery of the massacres in Algeria almost defy belief and makes this a legitimate issue for international action. Up to 150,000 people are believed to have died during the five-year battle between Islamic extremists and a military-backed government - more than during the entire Bosnian conflict.

13 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Militants kill 40

Algiers: Islamic extremists slit the throats of 40 people, including a family of 15, in attacks in Algiers and south of the Algerian capital. President Liamine Zeroual was to address the nation today.

25 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Algiers killings

ALGIERS: Gunmen shot dead Algerian Minister of Sport Mr Abdelkader Khamri, 40, and former education minister Mr Djilali Liabes, 43, head of a government think-tank, in separate attacks.

Agencies

17 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Plotters get death penalty

ALGIERS: An Algerian military court yesterday sentenced to death 19 men, most of them members of the armed forces, for setting up an armed group and conspiring against state interests, state radio said.

9 Jan 1993 - 12:00am