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Algeria Press Service

Tuesday, Oct 16

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Counterterrorism: Koumane praises Algeria's "outstanding" experience

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ALGER- The secretary general of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, Mohamed Ben Ali Koumane, on Monday, in Algiers, praised Algeria's experience in the fight against terrorism.

Monday, Oct 15

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Algeria seeks to develop comprehensive approach to meet security challenges

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ALGIERS-Algeria seeks to develop a “comprehensive and integrated” approach to help the international community, notably in Africa, meet collective security challenges, said Colonel Mustapha Lahbiri, Director General of the National Police …

Afripol, Interpol to sign cooperation agreement next January

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ALGIERS- Afripol, the African Union Mechanism of Police Cooperation and the Interpol will sign a cooperation agreement next January, announced the African Union Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui on Monday in Algiers.

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AFRIPOL has made genuine progress, says Bedoui

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ALGIERS-Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning, Noureddine Bedoui stressed Monday in Algiers that the African police cooperation mechanism (AFRIPOL) had made “genuine progress” under the priorities of its action plan…

President Bouteflika signs decrees ratifying agreements between Algeria, four countries

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has signed several decrees ratifying cooperation agreements and a memorandum of understanding linking Algeria to four countries, in accordance with Article 91-9 of the Constitution,…

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President Bouteflika honoured by Afripol for efforts in establishing peace, security in Africa

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been honoured Monday in Algiers by the African Police Cooperation Mechanism (Afripol) "in recognition of his efforts aiming at establishing peace and security in the African…

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Road accidents: 8 killed, 16 injured over last 24 hours

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ALGIERS- Eight people have been killed and 16 others injured in road accidents during the last 24 hours in several regions, the Civil Protection department said Monday in a statement.

Ouyahia receives Nigeria's Foreign Minister

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ALGIERS- Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia received Monday in Algiers Nigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, who is on a working visit to Algeria as part of the fourth session of the Algeria-Nigeria joint high committee, the Prime…

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A terrorist supporter arrested in Batna, bunker destroyed in Sidi Bel Abbes

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ALGIERS- A terrorist supporter was arrested Sunday in Batna by a detachment of the People’s National Army while a bunker for terrorists was destroyed in Sidi Bel Abbes, said Monday a communiqué of the National Defense Ministry.

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AFRIPOL general assembly opens in Algiers

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ALGIERS- The second general assembly of the African police cooperation body AFRIPOL opened Monday in Algiers to exchange views and experiences on the fight against the various forms of organized cross border crime.

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Algeria, Nigeria stress commitment to completing sub-regional projects

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ALGIERS- Algeria and Nigeria, at the end of their fourth joint bilateral commission held Sunday in Algiers under the co-chairmanship of Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel and his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, expressed their…

Sunday, Oct 14

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Onyeama hails Algeria’s peacemaking role in Africa

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ALGIERS-Nigeria’s Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama on Sunday hailed Algeria’s “key” role in the establishment of peace and security in Africa, notably its mediation in the resolution of the Malian crisis.

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Gaïd Salah to supervise live-fire exercise in 5th military region on Monday

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ALGIERS – Deputy minister of National Defence, Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army (ANP), Lt General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, who started on Sunday a working and inspection visit to the 5th military region, will supervise as of Monday a…

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Algeria-Nigeria High Joint Cooperation Committee kicks off in Algiers

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ALGIERS-The works of the 4th Algeria-Nigeria High Joint Cooperation Committee kicked off Sunday in Algiers under the co-chairmanship of Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel and his counterpart from the Federal Republic of Nigeria,…

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Messahel holds discussions with Nigerian counterpart

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ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel and his counterpart from the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, met Sunday, in Algiers, shortly before the opening the fourth session of the Algerian-Nigeria High Cooperation…

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Arms, ammunition cache discovered in Bordj Badji Mokhtar

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ALGIERS- A cache containing arms and munitions was discovered Saturday by a detachment of the People’s National Army in Bordj Badji Mokhtar, said the National Defense Ministry in a communiqué.

Saturday, Oct 13

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Nigeria's foreign minister on working visit to Algeria as of Sunday

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ALGIERS – Nigeria’s Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama will visit Algeria on Sunday, at the head of a large delegation at the invitation of Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel, a statement of the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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Messahel hands over a message from President Bouteflika to Equatorial Guinea president

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MALABO- Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on Friday in Malabo handed over a written message from President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, to Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, in which he renewed his…

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Arms, ammunition cache discovered in In Guezzam

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ALGIERS- A cache containing arms and ammunition was discovered Friday by a detachment of the People’s National Army in a combing operation conducted in In Guezzam, said Saturday the Ministry of National Defense in a communiqué.

50th anniversary of Equatorial Guinea’s independence: Messahel represents President Bouteflika

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MALABO- Minister of Foreign Affairs took part Friday, in Malabo, in his capacity as representative of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in the ceremony marking the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Equatorial Guinea.

Gaid Salah on working visit to Constantine from Sunday

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ALGIERS- Deputy Minister for National Defense and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah will pay on 14-15 October 2018 a working visit to the 5th Military Region in Constantine, said Saturday a…

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President Bouteflika decides special development programme for border provinces

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has decided a special development programme for border provinces, announced Saturday Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.

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National meeting on border areas kicks off in Algiers

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ALGIERS- The national meeting on the development of border areas kicked off Saturday in Algiers in the presence of several ministers, Algerian and foreign experts as well as walis (governors) and central officials of different ministries.

Friday, Oct 12

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Bensalah partakes in 139th IPU General Assembly in Geneva

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ALGIERS-Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Upper House), Abdelkader Bensalah will partake in the work of the 139th General Assembly (GA) of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and related meetings from 13 to 18 October 2018 in Geneva …

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Three terrorist bunkers destroyed in Oum El Bouaghi

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ALGIERS-A detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) destroyed three terrorist bunkers following a search and combing operation Thursday in the province of Oum El Bouaghi, announced Friday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.

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Canadian MPs hail Algeria's role in defending refugee rights

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ALGIERS- Canadian MPs from the Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association (APCA), on Thursday, praised Algeria's role in defending the rights of refugees at the UN commission dealing with the issue as well as the efforts made in human rights.

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Army destroys 7 bunkers in Bouira

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ALGIERS-A detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) destroyed seven terrorist bunkers containing clothes and various items during an operation conducted Wednesday in the province of Bouira, announced Thursday the National Defence…

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Messahel to represent President Bouteflika at 50th anniversary of Equatorial Guinea independence

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ALGIERS-Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel will represent President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the 50th anniversary of the independence of Equatorial Guinea, which will take place on 12 October, announced Thursday the…

Thursday, Oct 11

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Next Eucoco meeting: Renewing political, humanitarian support to Sahrawi cause

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MADRID- Representative of the Polisario Front in Spain and member of the national secretariat Khira Boulahi said Wednesday that the 43rd European Conference of Support and solidarity with the Sahrawi people (Eucoco) to be held in Madrid …

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Fair of Algerian products in Nouakchott: For better access to African markets

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ALGIERS- The Fair of the Algerian products, planned in late October in Nouakchott would open the way for a stronger bilateral cooperation and allow "access to the African markets," Commerce Ministry’s general secretary Cherif Oumari on…