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August 30, 2018 4:41 AM Old foe, cholera, returns to haunt Algeria

BOUFARIK, Algeria: Outside a hospital in Algeria, worried relatives arrive daily in a desperate bid to talk to those quarantined inside — the victims of the country's first cholera outbreak in more than 20 years. Cases began appearing in early Aug and two people have so far died, with scores hospitalised in Boufarik, about 20km south of Algiers 108

August 19, 2018 11:43 AM Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion

ALGIERS: Two children have been killed and four others wounded when a homemade grenade exploded in the Ahnif area east of the Algerian capital, the El Watan newspaper said Sunday. Armed groups had placed the improvised explosive there to delay the advance of security forces pursuing them in the mountainous region, according to local media. "A homemade 67

July 24, 2018 1:55 AM Algerian-Irish man makes terror plea in Pennsylvania

NEW YORK: An Algerian-Irish man, who last year became the first foreigner extradited to the United States on terror charges under President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy. Ali Charaf Damache, 53, had been wanted in the United States for years on charges that he conspired with an American woman known as "Jihad Jane" to recruit people 72

July 16, 2018 1:17 PM France expels 'mentor' of 2015 jihadist attackers to Algeria

PARIS: France on Monday expelled a radical Islamic preacher to Algeria after his release from prison, where he became a mentor to at least two jihadis who carried out deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, officials said. Djamel Beghal was given a 10-year jail term in 2005 after being sent to France following 90

July 8, 2018 1:28 PM 'Terrorist attack' kills 6 Tunisia security forces

TUNIS: Six members of Tunisia's security forces were killed Sunday in a "terrorist attack" near the border with Algeria, the interior ministry said, updating an earlier toll. A national guard border patrol in the Ain Sultan area of the Jenduba border province "was hit in a landmine ambush that killed six agents", the ministry said. Ministry spokesman 35

March 22, 2018 3:05 PM Malaysia drawn with Denmark for Thomas Cup Finals

Malaysia have been drawn in Group D together with Denmark, Russia and Algeria. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Defending champions Denmark would be Malaysia’s main obstacle in the group stages of the Thomas Cup Finals. In the 2018 Thomas and Uber Cup draw ceremony held at Arnoma Grand Hotel in Bangkok, tonight, Malaysia have been drawn in Group 56

February 5, 2018 11:41 PM Germany to compensate Algeria Jews under Vichy rule

JERUSALEM: Germany is to pay compensation to Jews persecuted in Algeria under the rule of Vichy France in World War II, a group which works for Nazi victims announced Monday. The Claims Conference said on its website that Jews who lived in Algeria under pro-Nazi Vichy rule which lasted from July 1940 to November 1942 would each receive 2,556.46 euros 25

December 18, 2017 11:42 PM Aubameyang, Mane, Salah among finalists for CAF award

Liverpool sharpshooter Salah is the leading English Premier League scorer this season with 14 goals, having moved from Roma in the off-season. — Action Images handout via ReutersJOHANNESBURG, Dec 19 ― Prolific goalscorers Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon were named on Monday among the three finalists for the African Player 38

December 13, 2017 7:20 AM Halilhodzic urges China to trust 'best coach' Lippi

TOKYO: Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic has backed World Cup-winning manager Marcello Lippi to transform China into a team capable of qualifying for the 2022 finals in Qatar. Halilhodzic's side handed an inexperienced China side a 2-1 defeat in the second round of matches in this year's East Asian Championship on Tuesday to leave Lippi's side with no hope of claiming 28

December 11, 2017 7:15 AM 6,000 IS jihadists could return to Africa, AU warns

ALGIERS: Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned Sunday, calling on countries to prepare for the threat. Smail Chergui, the AU's commissioner for peace and security, said African nations would need to work closely with each other and share 49