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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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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 militant ...
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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 ...
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Creatures' ability to regrow limbs is 300 mn years old
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The ability of some vertebrates to re-generate or re-grow amputated limbs first evolved at least 300 million years ago, says a study. | by IANS
 
Sikh delegation calls on Modi
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) A 29-member Sikh delegation from the US and Canada called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday and congratulated him for the initiatives taken by his government, an official release said. | by IANS
 
Distinguished Indian-Americans call on Modi
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) A group of distinguished members of the Indian-American community called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday and said issues such as ease of doing business and clarity of decision making need focus. | by IANS
 
 

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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IS-linked group claims French tourist's abduction in Algeria

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 22 2014, 8:46pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Sep 23 (IANS) An Algerian armed group linked to the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist militants Monday claimed responsibility for the abduction of a French tourist in Algeria, according to a video posted on internet by the group.
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Frenchman says has been kidnapped by Islamic State offshoot in Algeria: video

Sep 22 2014 1:59pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

PARIS (Reuters) - A French man purported to have been kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday appeared in a video on Monday s ...
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Strategic partnership key for peace in Mali: Algeria

Source: Politics Balla | Sep 22 2014, 1:26pm CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Sep 22 (IANS) Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Monday said strategic partnership between Algeria and Mali will contribute to the success of the inter- Malian peace dialogue.
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Algerian politicians urge ailing leader to resign

Sep 11 2014 8:37am CDT | Source: Townhall's

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The main challenger to Algeria's president in the last election has joined a coalition of opposition figures and f ...
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Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Algeria

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 30 2014, 6:50am CDT | by IANS

Algiers, Aug 30 (IANS) A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed Saturday in Algeria's Tamenrasset province.
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