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Algeria

Country in North Africa

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Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595ย sqย mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, the world's largest Arab country, and the largest in Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes (counties). It has the highest human development index of all non-island African countries.

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Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in an anti-corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika,..
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A court in Algeria has ordered the detention of businessman Hassan Larbaoui over corruption allegations, state radio reported on Friday.
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Algeria's army chief of staff on Wednesday warned that security forces will be "strict" in preventing attempts to infiltrate protest marches demanding reforms..
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A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations..
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An Algerian prosecutor has referred former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, a current minister and two ex-ministers to the supreme court over corruption..
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Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favoring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the..
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Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of wanting a constitutional vacuum, to prolong the country's..
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An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on suspicion of..
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A judge at a court in Algiers on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of the family-owned firm SOVAC, a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, over..
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While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last..
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