Algeria

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Algeria constitutional council chief quits

The head of Algeria’s constitutional council yesterday stepped down after weeks facing the ire of protesters, state television reported.

April 6, 2019
April 6, 2019

Algeria's late Arab Spring

Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on April 2, 2019 after 20 years in power.

January 5, 2017
January 5, 2017

Mahrez tipped for top Africa award

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is favourite to be crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2016 on the back of his contribution to Leicester City's shock English Premier League title win.

November 4, 2016
November 4, 2016

Japan on high alert for Saudi 'provocateurs'

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Friday warned his players against Saudi Arabia's "specialists in provocation" in a home World Cup qualifier this month that could potentially decide his own future.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

EU migrant crisis: Germany returns migrants to Austria

Germany sends an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Islamic extremists kill 15 Tuaregs in Mali

Islamic extremist in Mali's north have killed at least 15 people in two attacks in the Kidal region near the border with Algeria, a jihadi group and resident said.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Islam is religion of fighting, not peace: IS leader

The Islamic State group on Thursday released an audio message purportedly from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has not been seen or heard from in months.