Algeria

June 4, 2000

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Seven people were killed and 20 wounded on Friday and Saturday in attacks blamed on Islamic extremists and army clean up operations, the Algerian pres

June 3, 2000

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Nine civilians died and 15 members of Algeria's security forces were wounded on Thursday and Friday in latest attacks by armed Islamists, the Algerian

June 1, 2000

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The latest violent incidents in Algeria are no different from previous acts of carnage. Nevertheless, the fact that gloomy economic indicators accompany them makes this Arab nation’s prospects appear

May 30, 2000

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Ethiopia and Eritrea opened indirect peace talks in Algiers on Tuesday in a bid to end the latest round of fighting that has seen Ethiopian forces thr

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The new round of the indirect talks between the two combatants, Ethiopia and Eritrea originally scheduled in Algiers Monday were delayed for one day,

May 28, 2000

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The continuation of violence in Algeria killed 13 people and wounded five others in the past two days, Algerian newspapers reported on Sunday, quoted

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The Egyptian company, Orascom, is to invest 250 million dollars in building a cement factory near Bejaia, 300 kilometers (185 miles) east of the Alger

May 27, 2000

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At least seven people including Islamic extremists were killed over the weekend in the continuing violence between Islamic rebels and government force

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The Egyptian United Eastern Company for investment received initial consent from the Algerian currency council, equivalent to the central bank, for es

May 25, 2000

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The United States said Wednesday it remained "strongly supportive" of the attempt by the Organization of African Unity to bring to an end the border c

May 24, 2000

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Islamic extremists killed four people and wounded two in attacks in northwestern Algeria and near the capital Algiers, press reports said Wednesday. T

May 22, 2000

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The president of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), Algerian head of state Abdelaziz Bouteflika, urged the United Nations on Monday to act to "s

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About 100,000 Algerian industrial workers went on strike Sunday to protest plans that could lead to further privatization of state industries, reporte

May 21, 2000

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Eleven people including six soldiers were killed in violence last week in Algeria, according to press reports Sunday. The six soldiers were killed ove

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Forty Swiss businessmen held talks with Algerian trade and economy officials Saturday on investment in various sectors of the economy, including finan