Algeria

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

May 20, 2000

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Fifteen people including three soldiers have been killed in the last three days by armed Islamic extremists in Algeria, press reports said Saturday. 

May 19, 2000

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika left Canada late Thursday at the end of a five-day official visit that focused on economic cooperation.  Bou

May 18, 2000

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Clashes between Islamic extremists and security forces have claimed another 12 lives in Algeria, press reports said Thursday.  In attacks blamed on