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 (919,595 sq 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 the non-island African countries.

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A court in Algeria on Tuesday ordered the detention of a journalist and activist on charges of "undermining the morale of the army", according to a committee..
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

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Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday against a proposed energy law that they say the caretaker government has no right to pass.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

ALGIERS, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of Algerians on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the parliament in the Algerian capital of Algiers to protest the draft..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country's ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

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