Algeria

December 31, 2000

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Two days of stormy weather in Algeria have left at least four people dead and a dozen injured.

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Five people, including two Islamic militants, were killed and two others injured in violence in Algeria in the previous 48 hours, Algerian newspapers

December 27, 2000

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Woodside Energy Ltd. and BHP Petroleum have taken the first step in a long-term cooperative arrangement in North Africa.

December 26, 2000

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Five people were killed and three wounded Sunday and Monday in the latest violence in Algeria.

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Algerian Interior Minister Yazid Zerhouni said Monday that the state was \"determined to combat terrorist groups\" after nine people died over the wee

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This week, Muslims worldwide will celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. In Algeria it is hoped that the holiday will mark an end to a period of vicious bloodshed. The success of the Algerian government in divorcing

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The Government of Peru on 9 December signed contracts for the $2bn Camisea gasfields project with two consortia, one of them including Algeria’s state-owned Sonatrach.

December 25, 2000

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Nine people were killed at the weekend in further attacks blamed on Islamic fundamentalists in Algeria as a bloody month of Ramadan drew to an end, ne

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Algeria’s Sonatrach and the Spanish oil group CEPSA have selected as BP-Amoco of the United Kingdom, Endesa of Spain, ENI of Italy, and GDF and TotalFina-ELF to participate in the construction of a se

December 24, 2000

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Suspected Muslim fundamentalists clad in military uniforms slit the throat of a young Algerian cabaret singer and kidnapped six people from a discothe

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Saipem, a company of Eni Group, in association with the French company Spie Capag, has won the public tender called by the Algerian oil company Sonatrach, for the realisation of six pumping stations a

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Algeria began the process of privatizing its national carrier Air Algerie on Monday, December 18, when a notice was placed in Britain’s <I>Financial Times</I> inviting consultants to submit bids by Ja

December 23, 2000

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Algeria\'s latest wave of violence claimed another nine lives Thursday and Friday, increasing the death toll to more than 320 since the beginning of t

December 21, 2000

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Amnesty International calls for an independent inquiry into a recent wave of massacres in Algeria, in which at least 310 people have been killed.

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Muslim fundamentalist guerrillas massacred eight people in a village in Algeria\'s Chlef region, 200 kilometer west of the capital, a paper said Thurs