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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

Headlines Around the Web

U.S. sends 2 Gitmo inmates to Algeria

Dec 05, 2013 - Politico

Eni sees oil and gas production falling

Oct 30, 2013 - Financial Times

GE order book swells to record $229bn

Oct 18, 2013 - Financial Times

In Amenas report queries Statoil-army ties

Sep 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Statoil hit by low output and weak prices

May 03, 2013 - Financial Times

Petroceltic to sell down Ain Tsila stake

Apr 23, 2013 - Financial Times

Energy: Danger money

Jan 30, 2013 - Financial Times

Questions raised on In Amenas security

Jan 25, 2013 - Financial Times

Algeria says 37 foreigners dead in siege

Jan 22, 2013 - MarketWatch

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By IBTimes AU

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MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, CHINA, MANUFACTURING, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, INDIA, UKRAINE

The crew of Russia's nuclear-powered submarine Yekaterinburg line up on its deck as it returns to Gadjiyevo base in Murmansk region, in this file photo taken September 26, 2006.
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By IBTimes AU

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MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, CHINA, MANUFACTURING, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, INDIA, UKRAINE

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By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

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By IBTimes AU

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David Haines Beheading Video
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By IBTimes AU

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France's President Francois Hollande (Reuters)
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By IBTimes AU

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at an event on human rights
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By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU

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