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'Algeria, Egypt face common security challenges'

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 23 2014, 9:06pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Oct 24 (IANS) Visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said Algeria and Egypt are facing common security challenges resulting from the critical situation prevailing in the Arab world.
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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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Terror bid foiled in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan police Friday foiled a terror bid by seizing a car containing a huge cache of explosives, media reported. | by IANS
 
Modi visit to Siachen: Deed must match word (Comment: Special to IANS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to the Siachen Glacier on the festive occasion of Diwali (Oct 23 ) to spend time with the Indian military units that are deployed at altitudes of 22,000 feet in what is often described as the highest battlefield in the world. | by IANS
 
Shootout in Ottawa: Indian-Canadian MP's first person account (IANS Exclusive)
When Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking at about 9.30 a.m. Wednesday in a caucus room of parliament, we heard a couple of shots. We were not alarmed as we thought some construction work was going on. Then, more shots were heard and we were alarmed, more so as the Prime Minister was in the room, standing and speaking. | by IANS
 
 

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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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 m ...
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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 ...
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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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