Algeria

August 16, 2000

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez finished his tour of OPEC countries Tuesday, leaving Algeria -- his last port of call -- on a confident note and pledging success at a September summit in Caracas.

August 15, 2000

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Algeria warned Opec members that excess production beyond agreed quotas would cause significant falls in crude prices.

August 13, 2000

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Britain will help Algeria to plan and launch a microsatellite named ALSATI by the year 2002.

August 7, 2000

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The number of European tourists visiting Algeria increased by 65 percent in the first three months of 2000, representing a new era in the tourist industry.

August 6, 2000

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An Algerian researcher claims to have discovered a plant capable of guaranteeing women a baby boy.

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Eight people were killed and six others injured in continuing violence blamed on Islamic rebels in Algeria on Friday and Saturday, according to local

August 2, 2000

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Suicide is rising at an alarming rate, particularly among the young in war torn, impoverished Algeria.

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(MEBG) – Ali Aoun, director general of Saidal Group, has issued a strong warning about the negative effects of low-quality drugs in the Algerian market.

August 1, 2000

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(MEBG) – The Algerian ministry of Post and Telecommunications confirmed that from now on local GSM cell-phone subscribers can use their regular sets abroad without a need to change their number.

July 31, 2000

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(MEBG) - ENI has been present in Algeria since 1981 and today accounts for about 5 percent of the country’s oil output. Its main oil fields are located in Bir Rebaa.

July 24, 2000

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An Algerian civil security guard was killed and two other security agents wounded in separate attacks blamed on armed Islamist groups, press reports s

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Algerian troops, backed by artillery and helicopter gun-ships, besieged the mountain hideouts of Islamic militants, amid militant attacks that have ki

July 23, 2000

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At least 31 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in separate attacks by suspected Islamist rebels mounting a fresh campaign of terror across Alg

July 22, 2000

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Nineteen people, mostly civilians, were killed and four others wounded in two days of unrest in Algeria, newspapers reported Saturday. Four people, in

July 20, 2000

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Algeria deported 3,054 African immigrants in the first six months of this year, the Algerian news agency APS reported Thursday. They were detained at