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2014-09-22 French Delegation of Algeria-France Parliamentary Friendship Group Visits Sahrawi Refugee Camps
[SPS]Smara -A French delegation of Algeria-France Parliamentary Friendship Group, led by its head Patrick Mennucci, has started Friday a visit to the Sahrawi refugee camps to enquire about their situation.

2014-09-22 Kerry, Algerian Foreign Minister Lamamra Before Their Meeting
[State Department]U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

2014-09-22 Passenger Traffic Resumes in Border Crossings of "Etaleb El Arabi," Algeria and Hezoua, Tozeur
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tozeur -Passenger traffic resumed on Friday morning at the Tunisian-Algerian border, in the border crossing of Hezoua, Governorate of Tozeur, after its closure Thursday due to protest by dozens of Algerians, a source from the border crossing in Hezoua told TAP correspondent in the region.

2014-09-21 Air Crash Still Unexplained
[RFI]A first report on July's Air Algérie crash in Mali has failed to establish a cause, investigators revealed on Saturday in Mali.

2014-09-20 Nations Bid for 2019, 2021 AFCON Hosting
[CAF]Algeria, Cameroon, CĂ´te d'Ivoire, Guinea and Zambia have all made their final push for considerations to be granted the rights to host and organize the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and 2021 with delegations from the five nations making 30 minutes presentations highlighting their proposed venues and explaining why their bids should be given the nod.

2014-09-21 Afrobasket U18 Women - Day-1 Group A - Tunisia Beaten By Algeria (40-48)
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Tunisia's national women's U18 basketball team were beaten by Algeria's (40-48), (halftime 20-30), at an Afrobasket 2014 day-1 game (preliminary round) played on Friday in Cairo.

2014-09-18 Algeria Ready to Host Libya Dialogue
[Magharebia]Algiers -Algeria is prepared to help Libya, according to Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra.

2014-09-18 Isis Offshoot Raises Questions in Algeria
[Magharebia]Algiers -An unknown Algerian terrorist group on Saturday (September 13th) announced its split from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and adherence to the Islamic State (ISIS).

2014-09-17 Es Setif - TP Mazembe to Be Played Behind Closed Doors
[CAF]The 1st leg of the Orange CAF Champions League 2014 between ES Setif (Algeria) and TP Mazembe (DR Congo) scheduled for Saturday, 20 September 2014 at 20H00 (local time) in Setif will be played behind closed doors.

2014-09-17 China Welcomes Release of Two Algerian Diplomats Kidnapped in Mali
[Focac]Beijing -China on Thursday welcomed the release of two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in April 2012 in northern Mali, and expressed condolences to the families of another two diplomats who were killed earlier.

2014-09-15 Algerian Constitutional Reforms Divide Politicians
[Magharebia]Algiers -The constitutional reforms promised by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika continue to divide the political classes. The government and opposition are at loggerheads over the notion of a "consensual constitution".

2014-09-16 No Friendly Matches Before the Battle Against Algeria
[Malawi24]Government through the Ministry of Youth development, Sports and Culture has confirmed that the Malawi National football team will not play any friendly matches before the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) in which qualifiers of group B are supposed to match against Algeria next month.

2014-09-16 Statement By the Spokesperson On the Release of Two Kidnapped Algerian Diplomats
[PR Newswire]Brussels -"The EU welcomes the release of two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Gao, Mali by the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) and congratulates the Government of Algeria and its people. We also extend our condolences for the death of their two colleagues killed during the kidnapping and while in captivity.

2014-09-16 Algiers to Receive Makeover
[Magharebia]Algiers -Algeria is looking for long-term solutions to the problems facing the capital.

2014-09-15 PDP Councillors Accuse APC of Stoking Boko Haram Crisis
[Daily Trust]The People's Democratic Party (PDP) Councillors' Forum has accused leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) of being behind the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east.

2014-09-08 Algerian Diplomats Released
[UN News]The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the release in Gao, Mali, on 30 August of the two Algerian diplomats that were taken hostage by the armed group Mouvement pour l'Unicité et le Jihad en Afrique de l'Ouest (MUJAO) in April 2012.

2014-09-10 Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Algeria Face Stern Test
[Daily Independent]It will be a battle of wits as two of Africa giants Cameroon and Cote d' Ivoire clash at the prestigious Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé today, in the second match of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

2014-09-09 Continental Heavyweights Seek to Put Afcon Campaigns On Track
[CAF]Holders Nigeria, 2012 winners Zambia, four-time champions Ghana and record victors Egypt are among African heavyweights looking for positive results on the second day of group matches on Wednesday to put their 2015 Nations Cup campaigns on track after disappointing opening group day results.

2014-09-09 Security Council Press Statement On Mali
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power (United States):

2014-09-09 Algeria, Tunisia Begin Road to CAN
[Magharebia]Algeria and Tunisia on Saturday (September 6th) kicked off their 2015 Orange Africa Nations Cup qualifier campaigns with wins.

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