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#Algeria

# algeria - Friday 18 January, 2013

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Jan 18th 2013, 12:54 PM 3,377 Views 22 Comments

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

# algeria - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis
# Hostage Crisis
# Hostage Crisis

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis

Jan 17th 2013, 8:25 PM 10,336 Views 23 Comments

The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.

The Evening Fix… now with added hovering DeLorean
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added hovering DeLorean

Jan 17th 2013, 7:50 PM 6,505 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish hostage released in Algeria amid conflicting reports of casualties
# Irish Hostage
# Irish Hostage

Irish hostage released in Algeria amid conflicting reports of casualties

Jan 17th 2013, 5:37 PM 11,634 Views 44 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the news that Stephen McFaul has been freed – but confusion remains over the fate of the other hostages.

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers
# Irish Hostage
# Irish Hostage

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers

Jan 17th 2013, 7:35 AM 4,244 Views 12 Comments

The group of hostages include a citizen from Northern Ireland who holds an Irish passport.

# algeria - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation

Jan 16th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,447 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria
# Algeria
# Algeria

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria

Jan 16th 2013, 11:55 AM 7,485 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has called for the immediate release of an Irish citizen reportedly among those kidnapped from a BP oil field in the south of Algeria.

# algeria - Monday 14 January, 2013

Mali conflict: Islamists vow to strike 'at heart' of France
# Mali
# Mali

Mali conflict: Islamists vow to strike 'at heart' of France

Jan 14th 2013, 8:43 AM 6,018 Views 46 Comments

The French government believes that its intervetion in the west African country will be over in a matter of weeks but officials have said that Islamist militants are better trained and armed than expected.

# algeria - Thursday 20 December, 2012

French president recognises France's 'brutal' rule of Algeria
# Colonial Rule
# Colonial Rule

French president recognises France's 'brutal' rule of Algeria

Dec 20th 2012, 2:11 PM 3,270 Views 14 Comments

Franois Hollande said Algeria was subjected to “a profoundly unjust and brutal system” for over a century.

# algeria - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,336 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# algeria - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Police set off explosions as Toulouse siege enters second day
# Toulouse
# Toulouse

Police set off explosions as Toulouse siege enters second day

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:07 AM 3,316 Views 12 Comments

Mohamed Merah is intent on dying “with weapons in his hands”, a minister says – but has he killed himself already?

# algeria - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Updated: Police prepare to storm building where shooting suspect holed-up
# France
# France

Updated: Police prepare to storm building where shooting suspect holed-up

Mar 21st 2012, 2:40 PM 4,129 Views 12 Comments

Earlier reports that the man named as Mohammed Merah had been arrested could not be confirmed by officials.

# algeria - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son
# Libya
# Libya

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

Oct 28th 2011, 5:28 PM 341 Views 4 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# algeria - Monday 3 October, 2011

US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:35 PM 777 Views 0 Comments

The wife of a convicted murderer wanted after escaping from a US prison and for allegedly hijacking a plane says she never quite believed he had broken out of prison.

# algeria - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village
# Caught
# Caught

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village

Sep 28th 2011, 8:33 PM 788 Views 1 Comment

The former Black Liberation Army member who hijacked a Delta Airlines flight in 1972 had been on the run for nearly 40 years. He was found living a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in Portugal

# algeria - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 30th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,958 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the day’s big stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria

Aug 30th 2011, 4:03 PM 1,875 Views 2 Comments

Former UN Goodwill Ambassador Aisha Gaddafi, who was part of Saddam Hussein’s legal defence team in 2003, gave birth to a baby girl in Algeria today.

Libya demands return of Gaddafi family - and issues deadline for surrender
# Libya
# Libya

Libya demands return of Gaddafi family - and issues deadline for surrender

Aug 30th 2011, 1:57 PM 392 Views 5 Comments

Rebel leaders want Gaddafi’s wife and three children to be returned by Algeria, where they fled yesterday.

Gaddafi family flees Libya for Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi family flees Libya for Algeria

Aug 30th 2011, 7:31 AM 402 Views 1 Comment

His wife and three of his children have arrived in Algeria amid calls for them to be brought back to Libya to be tried before Libyan courts.

# algeria - Monday 29 August, 2011

Gaddafi's family flees to Algeria
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's family flees to Algeria

Aug 29th 2011, 8:28 PM 737 Views 3 Comments

The Algerian government says that Gaddafi’s wife, daughter, sons and grandchildren crossed over the border today.

# algeria - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital
Live Apr 16th 2011, 4:20 PM

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital

# algeria - Saturday 12 February, 2011

# algeria - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?
# Middle East
# Middle East

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?

Feb 2nd 2011, 3:25 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.

# algeria - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon
# Middle East
# Middle East

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

Jan 25th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,364 Views 0 Comments

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.

# algeria - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office

Jan 19th 2011, 2:34 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

The latest on the Jasime Revolution: debate on whether members of the ousted president’s party should remain in office; protesters set themselves on fire in Algeria; and a Swiss bank freezes exiled Ben Ali’s assests.