Algeria

December 4, 2000

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Algeria intends to increase its crude oil output by more than 50 percent by 2004, said Algerian Energy and Mining Minister Shakib Khelil in an intervi

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Armed Islamic insurgents stopped a bus at a fake roadblock, seized five soldiers and cut their throats during weekend Algerian violence in which 10 di

December 3, 2000

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A man has been sentenced to death in northern Algeria for killing his father, stepmother and four half-brothers two years ago.

December 2, 2000

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Algeria has 468 cases of AIDS and 997 people carrying the HIV virus, according to official figures published on Saturday, but doctors and an opinion p

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Several Algerian local papers reported Saturday that insurgency by armed Muslim fundamentalists killed five people and left seven others badly wounded

November 29, 2000

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Algeria’s massive East-West highway project is expected to cost $3.6 billion. The highway will cover some 1216-km. To date, only 49-km have been completely finished and made available to circulation.

November 26, 2000

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Twenty-nine people have been killed in ongoing violence between Algerian security forces and Muslim militants fighting the secular regime and targetin

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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has agreed to a 33 percent rise in Algeria's minimum wage and a 15 percent increase in civil service salaries from January 1, officials said Sunday. The increases howeve

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The joint Algerian-Bahraini bank, ABC, has announced that it intends to launch a new capital leasing firm in Algeria.

November 25, 2000

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French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin on Saturday ruled out an official French apology over the issue of torture committed by French troops during the A

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A former rebel in Algeria's civil war was killed along with his uncle by an armed group near the northwestern city of Chlef, newspapers reported Satur

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