Tag Archives: Algeria

Algerian president returns home after French medical checks

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has returned home after a brief visit to France for routine medical checkups, the presidency said in a statement carried by the APS…

Ancient Board Game Found in Looted China Tomb

Pieces from a mysterious board game that hasn't been played for 1,500 years were discovered in a heavily looted 2,300-year-old tomb near Qingzhou City in China. There, archaeologists found a…

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Venezuela troops occupy Polar food distribution warehouses

By Girish Gupta CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan troops occupied a Caracas warehouse complex used by local food giant Empresas Polar & Nestle to distribute food & beverages, workers & company…

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Thirty-five of Cosby's alleged victims speak out

Thirty-five women who allege they were sexually assaulted by US comedy legend Bill Cosby were united Monday on a magazine cover to tell startlingly similar stories of abuse. They include…

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Militant attack kills 11 Algerian soldiers – security source

ALGIERS (Reuters) – At least 11 Algerian soldiers were killed after they were attacked by Islamist militant gunmen west of the capital Algiers, a security source said on Saturday. The…

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Greece Keeps Banks Closed After Reform Offer

Banks in Greece will stay closed for the rest of the week as the country makes a last-ditch attempt to head off a European crisis. The €60 (£42) daily limit…

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France says 'No' to Greek euro exit – PM Valls

By Mark John PARIS (Reuters) – France will do all it can to stop Greece leaving the euro zone, a move that would have geopolitical consequences & injure the world…

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Algeria gas plant jihadist Belmokhtar 'killed in US strike'

Al-Qaeda-linked jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who allegedly masterminded the siege of an Algerian gas plant in which 38 hostages died, has been killed in a US air strike, Libya's internationally recognised…