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#Algeria

# algeria - Friday 18 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# algeria - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis

The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.

The Evening Fix… now with added hovering DeLorean

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish hostage released in Algeria amid conflicting reports of casualties

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the news that Stephen McFaul has been freed – but confusion remains over the fate of the other hostages.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Irish hostage: Algeria troops surround Islamist hostage-takers

The group of hostages include a citizen from Northern Ireland who holds an Irish passport.

# algeria - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has called for the immediate release of an Irish citizen reportedly among those kidnapped from a BP oil field in the south of Algeria.

# algeria - Monday 14 January, 2013

Mali conflict: Islamists vow to strike 'at heart' of France

The French government believes that its intervetion in the west African country will be over in a matter of weeks but officials have said that Islamist militants are better trained and armed than expected.

# algeria - Thursday 20 December, 2012

French president recognises France's 'brutal' rule of Algeria

Franois Hollande said Algeria was subjected to “a profoundly unjust and brutal system” for over a century.

# algeria - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# algeria - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Police set off explosions as Toulouse siege enters second day

Mohamed Merah is intent on dying “with weapons in his hands”, a minister says – but has he killed himself already?

# algeria - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Updated: Police prepare to storm building where shooting suspect holed-up

Earlier reports that the man named as Mohammed Merah had been arrested could not be confirmed by officials.

# algeria - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# algeria - Monday 3 October, 2011

US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'

The wife of a convicted murderer wanted after escaping from a US prison and for allegedly hijacking a plane says she never quite believed he had broken out of prison.

# algeria - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village Caught This post contains videos

Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village

The former Black Liberation Army member who hijacked a Delta Airlines flight in 1972 had been on the run for nearly 40 years. He was found living a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in Portugal

# algeria - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A round-up of the day’s big stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria

Former UN Goodwill Ambassador Aisha Gaddafi, who was part of Saddam Hussein’s legal defence team in 2003, gave birth to a baby girl in Algeria today.

Libya demands return of Gaddafi family - and issues deadline for surrender

Rebel leaders want Gaddafi’s wife and three children to be returned by Algeria, where they fled yesterday.

Gaddafi family flees Libya for Algeria

His wife and three of his children have arrived in Algeria amid calls for them to be brought back to Libya to be tried before Libyan courts.

# algeria - Monday 29 August, 2011

Gaddafi's family flees to Algeria

The Algerian government says that Gaddafi’s wife, daughter, sons and grandchildren crossed over the border today.

# algeria - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital

An Islamist insurgency is blamed for the attack on an army post, which occurred as soldiers watched a presidential address.

# algeria - Saturday 12 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning: black box retrieved from fatal Cork crash; Sinn Féin set to announce job creation plans; and Jedward heading to the Eurovision.

# algeria - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?

Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.

# algeria - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon Middle East This post contains videos

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.

# algeria - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Tunisia torn over old regime members remaining in office

The latest on the Jasime Revolution: debate on whether members of the ousted president’s party should remain in office; protesters set themselves on fire in Algeria; and a Swiss bank freezes exiled Ben Ali’s assests.