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Algeria Newswire

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  1. Top international award for founder of Beautiful NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bizcommunity

    Australian-born photographer and founder of Beautiful News and Ginkgo Agency Adrian Steirn has been selected as the recipient of the Conservation Award from Les Jeunes du Monde Unis Awards, a global accolade recognising outstanding contributions in the fields of humanitarianism and ecology. The awards were hosted on 12 November at the Casino de Madrid, with other recipients including the likes of Jack Ma, founder of the Alibaba Group, who has been honoured with the Economic Award, and Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, winner of the Peace Award for National and International Reconciliation.

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  2. Algeria shelves subsidy reforms before presidential electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Algeria is backtracking on some economic reforms such as cutting costly subsidies as the country wants to minimise the risk of protests before presidential elections next year, according to the budget data and experts. The North African oil producer country had said at the start of the year subsidies for fuel and other products would be lowered from 2019 to rein in spending following a fall in oil revenues from 2014 to 2017.

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  3. Algeria's ruling FLN party head quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ALGIERS: The leader of Algeria's ruling party, 84-year old Djamal Ould Abbes, resigned on Wednesday due to health concerns, state news agency APS said. His departure comes at a sensitive time as presidential elections are due in April 2019 and no official candidate has been nominated by the party.

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  4. Italian 'Mini-Summit' on Libya Ends in ShamblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Al Bawaba

    Any proposals to resolve the Libyan crisis must include all political, security and economic aspects, given the complex situation of the crisis, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said. During the mini-summit on the Libyan crisis in the Italian city of Palermo, Sisi added that the proposals must be consistent with the political agreement and plan of the UN envoy.

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  5. Libyan conference in Italy closes with "encouraging signals" for stabilizationRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Xinhuanet

    UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attend a press conference after the second day of the Conference for Libya in Palermo, Italy, on Nov. 13, 2018. A two-day Conference for Libya kicked off in Italy's southern city of Palermo late Monday, drawing key Libyan and international actors in an effort to support a fresh United Nations' stabilization plan.

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  6. Turkey walkout deals fresh blow to Italy's Libya talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Times of Oman

    Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, centre, posing with from left, Italian Foreign Minister, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, head of the UN-backed unity government in Tripoli, Prime Minister Fayez AlSarraj, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, self-proclaimed Libyan National Army Chief of Staff, Khalifa Haftar, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, EU President Donald Tusk and UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame during their meeting on the sidelines of an international conference on Libya in Palermo, November 13, 2018.

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  7. Sisi heads mini-summit in Palermo with Haftar, SarrajRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Egypt Today

    The agency affirmed the meeting was also attended by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, President of the European Council Donald Tusk and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

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  8. Conte brings together Sarraj, HaftarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | ANSA.it

    PALERMO, NOVEMBER 13 - Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday morning is meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj and Marshal Khalifa Belqasim Haftar, whose Libyan National Army controls much of the east of the country, at Villa Igiea in Palermo, according to well-informed sources.

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  9. Algeria's Sonatrach appeals to Sufi preachers to give gas plans a liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Reuters

    After persuading oil majors to help explore Algeria's vast shale gas reserves, state energy firm Sonatrach has started reaching out to a different kind of partner: mystical Sufi preachers. Sonatrach CEO Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour and his colleagues have been courting Sunni Muslim Sufi masters from communities in areas near prospective southern gas fields to win over locals worried about possible disruption from exploration work.

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  10. Algerian Minister visits Lulu Hypermarket in Al MessilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | The Peninsula

    The Minister of Commerce of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Said DJallab, and members of his delegation pose for a group photo with officials of Lulu Group. DOHA: The Minister of Commerce of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Said DJallab, visited the Lulu Hypermarket in Al Messila on Tuesday along with a large delegation including Tayeb Zeitouni, General Director of the Algerian Fairs and Exportation Company; Wahiba Bahloul, General Director of the Algerian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Nasr Eddine Larabeh, First Secretary of the Algerian Embassy in Qatar and Algerian businessmen.

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  11. Hong Kong cycling legend Wong Kam-po might return to coaching one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | South China Morning Post

    ... his career this year while Chan retired after the Rio Olympic Games. Yeung won the Tour International de Setif in Algeria in 2014 when he was with Singapore's OCBC cycling team. "I have fulfilled my cycling dreams and it's time to move on to another ...

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  12. Algeria's Bouteflika frees five generals - sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika released on Monday five senior generals who were detained last month on charges of wrongdoing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is pictured with his nephew after casting his vote during the local elections at a polling station in Algiers, Algeria November 23, 2017.

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  13. Al Ahly fans are getting ready for the African clash - Archived photo Egypt TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Egypt Today

    ... trying to enter the stadium. Al-Ahly managed to qualify for the final after snatching a 3-2 win on aggregate over Algeria's ES Setif. Around 50,000 fans are waiting to support Al-Ahly in this game. Al Ahly officials have decided to put 50,000 ...

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  14. VAR to be Used in CAF Champions League Final for First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Al Bawaba

    ... Soliman of Ahly is another, firing two of the three goals that took the 'Cairo Red Devils' past Entente Setif of Algeria in the semi-finals. A key factor in the consistent success of north African clubs in CAF competitions is the number of top ...

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  15. Visiting ministers laud exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Peninsula

    ... and collaboration in security areas among the countries of the world." Noureddine Bedoui, Minister of Interior of Algeria said that Algeria has a rich experience especially in the fight against terrorism. "Our participation in the Milipol Qatar 2018 ...

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  16. PM talks ties with Ministers and officials attending Milipol QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | The Peninsula

    ... French Republic, Laurent Nunez; Minister of Interior and Local Communities of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Noureddine Bedoui; Minister of Interior of the Republic of the Sudan, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman; Minister of Internal Affairs of ...

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  17. .com | Algeria's Bouteflika to seek re-election in 2019: party chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | News24

    Algeria's frail president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth term at elections next year, the head of his party said on Sunday.

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  18. 81-Year-old Algeria's Bouteflika to Re-Run for President in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Al Bawaba

    Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen heading to vote at a polling station in Algiers on November 23, 2017. Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth term at elections next year, the head of his party said Sunday.

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  19. Algeria's Bouteflika to seek re-election in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Daily Monitor

    Algeria's frail President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth term at elections next year, the head of his party said on October 28. AFP PHOTO But ahead of next year's presidential poll, Bouteflika's camp has for months been preparing the ground for him to claim a fresh term. Algeria's frail President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for a fifth term at elections next year, the head of his party said Sunday.

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  20. Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan to attend book fair in AlgeriaRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 28 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese author Mo Yan, the 2012 Nobel Prize laureate for Literature, arrived here Sunday to attend the 23rd International Book Fair of Algiers . Mo, together with a group of elite Chinese authors, will represent China in the book fair.

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