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2017-03-28 Congolese President Starts State Visit to Algeria
[Focac] Algiers -Congolese President Denis Sassou N'Guesso on Monday arrived in Algeria as part of a four-day visit at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika to boost bilateral relations.

2017-03-25 Messahel in Jordan for Arab Summit's preparatory ministerial meeting
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union And Arab League, current chairman of the League's Council of Ministers, Abdelkader Messahel, will take part in the preparatory ministerial meeting for the 28th Arab League Summit, to take place March 29 in Jordan, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday in a statement.

2017-03-25 Algeria-Congo - Will to Give New Boost to Bilateral Cooperation
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and Congo expressed Saturday, in Algiers, their will to "give a new boost" to their bilateral cooperation, in the favour of the holding of the 7th session of the High Joint Commission

2017-03-25 Lamamra receives Congolese counterpart
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra received Saturday in Algiers Congo's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese Nationals Abroad Jean-Claude Gakosso.

2017-03-24 7th Algerian-Congolese High Joint Commission to be held Saturday, Sunday in Algiers
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The 7th Algerian-Congolese High Joint Commission will be held on Saturday and Sunday, in Algiers, under the co-chairmanship of Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Congolese Abroad Jean Claude Gakosso, said Friday Foreign Affairs Ministry in a communiqué.

2017-03-22 CAF Pits Yanga Against Algerians
[Daily News] MAINLAND envoys Young Africans face yet another daunting test after being drawn against MC Alger of Algeria in the second round of the CAF Confederation Cup.

2017-03-23 ITUC Demands Release of Algerian Trade Unionists
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The ITUC has demanded the immediate release of 9 Algerian independent trade unionists who were arrested by security forces in a 6am raid on a hotel where they were staying, on 21 March. The nine, including the President of the SNATEGS union, which is affiliated to the ITUC member organisation CGATA, were preparing to take part in a national march from the state-owned SONELGAZ energy group.

2017-03-18 Five terrorist bunkers discovered, destroyed in country's centre
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Five terrorist bunkers were destroyed and three members of terrorist supporting groups arrested on Friday by Army detachments and National Gendarmerie units, the ministry of National Defence said Saturday in a statement.

2017-03-14 The European Union and Algeria Adopt Their Partnership Priorities
[PR Newswire] Brussels -The EU and Algeria adopted their shared Partnership Priorities at the Association Council of 13 March 2017. The partnership priorities set up a renewed framework for political engagement and enhanced cooperation. They were defined by mutual agreement in the context of the revised European neighbourhood policy and the EU's global strategy for foreign and security policy.

2017-03-14 EU Adopts €40 Million Projects to Support Renewable Energy, Public Finances Reform and to Facilitate Trade
[PR Newswire] Brussels -Today at the high level EU-Algeria Association Council taking place in Brussels, the EU and Algeria signed a ?40 million package to support Algeria diversify its economy and improve business climate through measures ranging from the development of renewable energy to modernisation of public finances

2017-03-08 Don't Prosecute a Writer for Insulting Islam
[HRW] Beirut -Algeria's prosecutor's office should drop its criminal blasphemy investigation of a writer over his 2016 novel, Human Rights Watch said today. The Algerian authorities should uphold freedom of expression and take immediate steps to abolish the blasphemy law.

2017-02-28 Algerian Cevital Aims to Invest Here
[Ethiopian Herald] Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Workneh briefed Cevital manager on investment opportunities here.

2017-02-28 Algerian Journalist Faces Treason Charges
[CPJ] Washington -Algerian authorities should immediately drop all criminal charges against Marzoug Touati, an editor of the news website Al-Hogra, and release him without condition or delay, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Algerian security forces arrested Touati from his home in the coastal city of Béjaïa on January 18 and have since held him in administrative detention on treason and incitement charges, according to his employer, lawyer, and news reports. Until yesterday, Touati feared intern

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