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Five militants killed in Algeria

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 11 2014, 2:54pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Oct 12 (IANS) Five extremist militants were killed Saturday in Algeria's Bouira province during an anti-terrorism drive, the defence ministry said.
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20 foreign traffickers arrested in Algeria

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 7 2014, 12:22am CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Oct 7 (IANS) Algerian army has arrested 20 foreign traffickers near its border with Niger.
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Algerian troops kill foreign 'criminals' near border with Niger

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 3 2014, 4:00pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Oct 4 (IANS) The Algerian army Thursday killed five foreign individuals near the border with Niger, Algeria's defence ministry said Friday.
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Hong Kong, Oct 18 (IANS) Hong Kong police Saturday said that 26 people were arrested and at least 15 police officers injured after a night of clashes for control of Mong Kok, one of the main demonstration areas. | by IANS
 
26 die in Iraq triple bomb attacks
Baghdad, Oct 18 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and 96 injured Saturday in three car bomb attacks in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad. | by IANS
 
Libya clashes toll rises to 52
Benghazi, Oct 18 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed during clashes between Major General Khalifa Haftar's forces and Islamic militias in Libya's Benghazi city, taking toll to 52. | by IANS
 
 

20 killed in Algeria bus accident

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 30 2014, 4:16pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Oct 1 (IANS) At least 20 passengers were killed Tuesday in a road accident in Algeria, media reports said.
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Algeria's tourism takes a hit after guide's beheading

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 30 2014, 3:56am CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Sep 30 (IANS) Last week's beheading of a French mountain guide in Algeria has hit the tourism sector of the north African country, over a thousand tourists cancelling their bookings.
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ISIS-linked jihadis behead French tourist

Sep 24 2014 11:23am CDT | Source: WND

(LONDON DAILY MAIL) ISIS-linked militants in Algeria have beheaded a French tourist captured at the weekend – having earlier made threats to kill him if France did not stop bombing targets in Iraq. Herve Gourdel, 55, was captured by the Islamist group Jund al-Khilifa while hiking in the Djurdjura National Park on Sunday – just one day after he arrived in Algeria for a walking holiday. A video featuring Mr Gourdel was released yesterday in which the militants threatened to kill the French ...
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BREAKING: French Tourist Executed by ISIS-linked Group

Sep 24 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Big Government

A video has been posted online reportedly showing the execution of a French tourist by an ISIS-linked group in Algeria. Herve Gourdel was kidnapped on Sunday in the north east of the country by militant group Al-Khilafa. More follows ...
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French hostage in Algeria executed

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 24 2014, 12:58pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Sep 24 (IANS) The French hostage kidnapped in northern Algeria was executed by his captors, Xinhua reported Wednesday.
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Algerian troops hunt for kidnapped French tourist

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 23 2014, 3:34pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Sep 24 (IANS) The Algerian army has deployed more than 1,500 troops, including paratroopers, to search for a French man who was kidnapped Sunday, media reported.
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