Algeria

August 24, 2000

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The Algerian government and labor unions are expected to meet in September to kick off a new round of negotiation on wages.

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The continuing increase in worldwide oil prices has already a substantial impact on the Algerian economy, and more is anticipated.

August 21, 2000

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Mali's former president Moussa Traore, who has been serving a life prison sentence since being toppled in 1991, has returned from Algeria where he was

August 20, 2000

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The news from Algeria is both good and bad. One year after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika first launched a daring initiative to end years of civil war, a new wave of violence has sparked fears that di

August 16, 2000

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Four people have been killed and three others injured in continuing violence in Algeria linked to Islamic rebels, local newspapers reported.

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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.