Algeria

November 24, 2000

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The Algerian government has agreed to raise the national minimum wage by 66 percent, in a bid to calm growing unease over economic reform.

November 23, 2000

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The confession by a French general, now in his 80s, that he personally executed 24 insurgents during the Algerian independence struggle has fed growin

November 22, 2000

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Islamic fundamentalists slaughtered 10 farmers in an attack on an isolated village in western Algeria.

November 21, 2000

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Russian Chief of Staff General Anatoly Kvashnin and his Algerian counterpart General Mohammed Lamari signed a defense treaty Tuesday aimed at boosting

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The privately owned Algerian media, born in the blood of murdered journalists and raised in an era of Islamic violence, now finds it must survive the difficulties of the 21st century market-place. "Th

November 20, 2000

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More than 100 Malians who were trying to enter Spain illegally through Algeria have been sent back home.

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The head of the Algerian armed forces, General Mohammed Lamari, was due to arrive Monday in Moscow for an official visit during which "certain contrac

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Two Algerian soldiers were wounded when a remote-controlled home-made device exploded near a passing military convoy in the town of Sahel Bouberak eas

November 19, 2000

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A delegation from the human rights group Amnesty International left Algeria on Sunday disappointed by its two-week visit.

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An Algerian family of four was killed when a bomb destroyed their home at Sidi Gouzil in the Media region, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of the capit

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Microsoft Corporation has announced that it has plans to re-open its ties with Algerian software and hardware manufacturers. Since 1992, Microsoft has not had any ties to the Algerian business communi

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Algerian Oil Minister Chakib Khelil said on November 17th that his country intends to boost output capacity by 500,000 b/d by 2004 through increased foreign investment. Khelil said that: “Algeria is b

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An Algerian government minister announced here Friday, November 17, that his government would launch a major privatization drive within three weeks covering some 60 state firms.

November 16, 2000

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Clashes in Algeria have claimed the lives of two armed Islamic extremists and a civilian guard, while two shepherd boys were kidnapped, press reports

November 14, 2000

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Four people were killed in two attacks blamed on Islamic extremists in Algeria.