Algeria

October 23, 2000

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Eight Islamic extremists were killed by security forces conducting sweeps through mountainous areas of northwestern Algeria.

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The Colombian Minister of Energy and Mines Jorge Chamot said Argentine Techint lead group is been awarded the concession of the Camisea project.

October 22, 2000

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France will reopen next week its consulate in the northeast Algerian town of Annaba after five years in which all Algerians have had to go to Algiers

October 21, 2000

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Shab Khaled will finally perform in his homeland, Algeria.

October 20, 2000

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Twelve members of the same family were massacred this week by suspected Islamic fundamentalists in a town in western Algeria.

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Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh begins a three-day official visit to Algeria Monday to boost bilateral relations.

October 19, 2000

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Four thousand civil defense guards in Algeria have resigned from the force, complaining of being abandoned by the authorities, said a newspaper.

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Several accords, agreements and letters of intent were signed yesterday between Canada and Algeria, at the end of a three-day visit to Algiers by a Canadian Trade Mission. The total value of the deals

October 18, 2000

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Indicators:   1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  2.0  6.2  5.0  Inflation (%)  5.0  4.5  6.0  Total Exports (US$bn)  10.12  9.72  16.0  Total Imports (US$bn)  9.3  8.8  8.5  Trade balance (U

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Violent incidents are nothing new in Algeria. What makes the latest rounds increasingly troubling is the fact that they have been accompanied by pessimistic economic signals, a disturbing mixture. A M

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During the final days of 1999, President Abdulaziz Bouteflika appointed Ahmed Benbitour as Algeria's new Prime Minister. Benbitour chose a group of technocrats to head the important oil, finance, and

October 12, 2000

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OPEC could increase production by 500,000 barrels per day from October 27 if the price of crude oil remains above 28 dollars per barrel for 20 successive valuations, Algerian Energy Minister Chakib Kh

October 11, 2000

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Algerian authorities implicitly barred a planned demonstration in support of the Palestinians by issuing a "reminder" that all marches are banned in t

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Twenty-four people have been killed in Algeria in fresh attacks blamed on Islamic extremists or in security forces operations against them, according

October 9, 2000

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Algeria and Argentina signed an accord Thursday aimed at boosting and protecting investments, Algerian officials said. The accord was signed by Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem and his Ar