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Algeria

 

 

Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country located in North Africa. In terms of land area, it is the largest country on the Mediterranean Sea, the second largest on the African continent after Sudan, and the eleventh-largest country in the world.

Algeria is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea. Its size is almost 2,400,000 square kilometres (930,000 sq mi), and it has an estimated population of about 35,700,000 as of January 2010. The capital of Algeria is Algiers. Read More

Articles About Algeria

Australia Ranks 8th In Global Economic Index List, New Zealand Is 3rd And the US Falls To 12th Rank

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Hong Kong and Singapore are the top two countries in this year's annual index of the world's freest economies. (Oct 14)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, GDP, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, MEXICO

Steam rises from the stacks of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant
Australia’s Solar and Wind Power Investments Down By 70%: Slips In Top Global Ranking For Clean Energy Investments

By IBTimes AU

If this drastic fall is the result of a policy scare for investors, that needs to be looked at. (Oct 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, RENEWABLE ENERGY, INVESTMENT

David Haines Beheading Video
Islamic State: FBI Says It Knows Identity Of Jihadist John

By IBTimes AU

FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday that the intelligence agency already knows the identity of Jihadist John, the hooded man who had beheaded American journalists James Foley and Steve Sotloff, and British aid worker David Haines. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, FBI, LONDON

France's President Francois Hollande (Reuters)
Islamic State: After France Rejects Call To Stop Air Raids In Iraq, IS Beheads Frenchman Herve Gourdel

By IBTimes AU

It's an eye-for-an-eye and a tooth-for-a-tooth law in the ongoing war with the Islamic State (IS) on one side and the US-led coalition on the other side. After France, a member of the coalition, refused to stop its air strikes in Iraq, the IS be... (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, MALI

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at an event on human rights
John Kerry Co-Chairs Global Counterterrorism Forum – Outlines More Tactics To Combat ISIL

By IBTimes AU

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the Global Counterterrorism Forum as the U.S and its allies begin airstrikes on ISIL. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: MOROCCO

The second tower of the World Trade Center explodes into flames after being hit by a airplane, New York September 11, 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground.
11 Aeroplanes Missing in Libya, Feared Could be Used to Stage Similar Terror 9/11 Attacks – Intelligence

By IBTimes AU

Intelligence authorities from the United States have warned the global community the aeroplanes now reported missing since August when Islamic militants overtook Libya's international airport in Tripoli could be used to stage 9/11-style terrorist attacks in the region. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, AL-QAEDA, PORTUGAL, LIBYA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA

Cameroonian Soccer Player Dies From Rock Thrown By Fans

By IBTimes AU

Albert Ebosse, a 24-year-old soccer player succumbed to a head injury after being hit by a rock thrown by fans in a soccer match in Algeria. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: CAMEROON

Members of Germany's 2014 Brazil World Cup squad appear on stage during celebrations
La Liga Transfer News: Germany’s Shkodran Mustafi to Valencia

By IBTimes AU

One of Germany’s top defenders, Shkodran Mustafi is headed to Valencia after signing a five-year deal with the Spanish club. The contract is reportedly from a range of €8 million to €9.5 million and the move will complete the transfer from Italian Seria A’s Sampdoria. (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: PORTUGAL, GERMANY, GHANA

A plane prepares to land
Air Algerie Found in “Disintegrated State” w/o Survivors

By IBTimes AU

Air Algerie is found but unfortunately in “disintegrated state” that has left no surviving passengers - French President Francoise Hollande (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, UKRAINE, NIGERIA, MALI, CAMEROON

The sister-in-law of Lebanese passenger Randa Daher reacts as she holds her mobile phone displaying a picture of Randa and one of her children at her home in the southern Lebanese village of Srifa July 24, 2014. According to local media, Randa and her chi
Missing Air Algerie AH5017 Update: Wreckage ‘Found in Mali’; Plane Crashed After ‘Changing Course’ due to ‘Powerful Sandstorm’- Details

By IBTimes AU

After the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and crash of MH17, another aviation tragedy has left the world mourning. On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Air Algerie plane went missing few minutes after its take off from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, MALI, NIGER