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 non-island African countries.

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(CNN)Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the..
2 days ago • WorldNews

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Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Algeria's armed forces chief said on Monday that elections were the best way to overcome the country's political crisis and avoid a constitutional vacuum.
Credit: France 24 - Published 4 days ago

China’s Diao Yinan takes film noir to a new level of darkness with his fugitive thriller “The Wild Goose Lake”, while Algeria’s Mounia Meddour brings a..
Credit: France 24 - Published 5 days ago

Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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