Algeria

November 20, 2000

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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.

November 12, 2000

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Harold Koh, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights, arrived Sunday in the north African country of Algeria, which has recently come unde

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Seven people, including a soldier, have been killed in fresh violence linked to Islamic fundamentalists in Algeria.

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OPEC must act to confront the threat of a fall in oil prices next year, Algerian energy and mines minister Chakib Khelil said Saturday on the eve of a one-day meeting in Vienna.

November 11, 2000

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Two people have been killed and at least 18 injured in an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale in the east of Algeria.

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Ten people, including six members of the security forces, were killed and three others injured in fresh violence in Algeria.

November 9, 2000

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prevent any collapse of prices.” He added that: “We don’t want to be overtaken by events if prices go down … so we have to be very cautious over that possible situation.

November 6, 2000

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Ten people were killed, including a police officer gunned down in a drive-by shooting in the capital Algiers, in fresh violence in Algeria.