Algeria

December 21, 2000

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BHP Ltd. said Thursday it will reduce its exposure in North African projects by selling a parcel of oil and gas exploration interests in Algeria to Woodside Petroleum Ltd for $22.5 million.

December 20, 2000

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The trial of 10 people charged in connection with the murder two years ago of star Berber singer Lounes Matoub began Wednesday in eastern Algeria but

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Armed Islamic extremists have killed 11 more people and wounded 18 others in Algeria, pushing the death toll during a bloody holy month of Ramadan to

December 19, 2000

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A family of eight, including a pregnant woman and six children, were killed in western Algeria on Monday night -- the latest in a string of brutal mur

December 18, 2000

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The death toll in a wave of bloodshed across Algeria over the weekend has risen to more than 50, mostly civilians.

December 17, 2000

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At least 16 students and a supervisor were killed overnight by an armed group at a boarding school at Medea, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Algiers

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Algerian security forces used air-to-ground missiles fired from helicopters to kill 18 armed Islamic extremists in a major operation against insurgent

December 16, 2000

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A jailed leader of Algeria\'s disbanded Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) has reiterated an offer to help in the search for a peaceful solution to the cou

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Four members of the security forces died in Algeria in three separate attacks attributed to armed Islamic militants, the press reported Saturday.

December 14, 2000

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An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale rocked the Mahelma area near the capital Algiers Wednesday.

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Up to 12 Algerian soldiers have been killed in an ambush by armed Islamic fundamentalists in the north of the country, in the latest bloody attack on

December 13, 2000

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has applauded Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika\'s will to reform and widen the scope of his foreign re

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Press reports said that nine civilian guards and five soldiers have been killed in two separate ambushes by armed Islamic fundamentalists in Algeria.

December 12, 2000

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright arrived Tuesday morning in Algiers to attend the signing of a peace accord to end more than two years of war

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Press reports said Tuesday that at least five soldiers were killed, and 10 others injured in northern Algeria when an Islamic fundamentalist group amb