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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez stars in Alegria's easy win over underdogs Kenya; Senegal see off Tanzania

Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday.

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika steps-down after a 20-year rule following mass protests by youth, army
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Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika steps-down after a 20-year rule following mass protests by youth, army

Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to six weeks of largely peaceful mass protests driven by youth and pressure from the powerful army against his 20-year rule.

WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017
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WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017

India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70 percent of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) globally in 2017, with only India reporting progress in reducing its malaria cases when compared to 2016, a report said Monday.

Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burns
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Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burns

More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya earlier this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.

Premier League: Manchester City sign midfielder Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for reported club-record £60 million
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Premier League: Manchester City sign midfielder Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for reported club-record £60 million

Algerian international Riyad Mahrez secured his move to Manchester City on Tuesday, with the Premier League champions paying a reported club-record £60 million ($79.6 million) for the winger.

Algeria abandoned over 13,000 migrants including pregnant women and children in Sahara Desert over past 14 months
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Algeria abandoned over 13,000 migrants including pregnant women and children in Sahara Desert over past 14 months

Over 13,000 migrants, including children and pregnant women have been asked to walk out of Algeria to the Sahara Desert by the Algerian government

Algeria suspends internet services across nation to tackle cheating during high school exams
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Algeria suspends internet services across nation to tackle cheating during high school exams

Algeria had turned off its internet nationwide during high school exams in a bid to tackle cheating. Blackouts are expected continue throughout the exam season, till 25 June.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Portugal ease past opponents in warm-up friendlies, Iceland held by Ghana
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England, Portugal ease past opponents in warm-up friendlies, Iceland held by Ghana

The last round of international friendlies before the World Cup saw England and Portugal win against Costa Rica and Algeria respectively.

Thomas and Uber Cup: Viktor Axelsen-led Denmark thrash Algeria 5-0; Japan women breeze past Canada
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Thomas and Uber Cup: Viktor Axelsen-led Denmark thrash Algeria 5-0; Japan women breeze past Canada

World badminton number one Viktor Axelsen led Denmark's Thomas Cup 5-0 demolition of Algeria on Monday, as Japan's women also breezed past Canada without dropping a set.

Premier League: Newcastle United striker Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct by FA for kicking Craig Dawson
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Premier League: Newcastle United striker Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct by FA for kicking Craig Dawson

Newcastle striker Islam Slimani was charged with violent conduct on Monday after appearing to kick West Bromwich Albion defender Craig Dawson during Saturday's Premier League clash.

Algerian military plane crashes near field outside base in Boufarik; 257 dead, cause of incident unclear
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Algerian military plane crashes near field outside base in Boufarik; 257 dead, cause of incident unclear

An Algerian military plane is seen after crashing near an airport outside the capital Algiers, Algeria. The plane went down in a field just outside a military base in Boufarik and was engulfed in flames, killing 247 passengers and 10 crew members, the defense ministry said

Algerian military plane crash: 257 soldiers dead after aircraft goes down near Boufarik airport
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Algerian military plane crash: 257 soldiers dead after aircraft goes down near Boufarik airport

An Algerian military plane carrying around 100 military personnel crashed on Wednesday near Boufarik airport.

Serie A: Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam suffers suspected fracture to right kneecap in training
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Serie A: Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam suffers suspected fracture to right kneecap in training

Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam has suffered a suspected fracture to the right kneecap where he also ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament three months ago, the club said on Friday

Premier League: Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez set to miss Manchester City match
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Premier League: Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez set to miss Manchester City match

Riyad Mahrez has neither trained nor played with the Leicester team since transfer deadline day, when he failed to secure a move to the Premier League leaders.

Premier League: Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez finds form in time for potential move in January transfer window
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Premier League: Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez finds form in time for potential move in January transfer window

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez continued his fine run of form in a 3-0 home win over Huddersfield Town on Monday that could well attract suitors with the January transfer window about to open.

Clashes between rival football fans after derby in eastern Algeria leaves one dead, injures several others
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Clashes between rival football fans after derby in eastern Algeria leaves one dead, injures several others

Fans threw projectiles at each other in the stands, invaded the pitch and later clashed outside the stadium.

India, Saudi Arabia emerge as largest importers of arms; US, China lead in defence expenditures
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India, Saudi Arabia emerge as largest importers of arms; US, China lead in defence expenditures

India, Saudi Arabia, UAE, China and Algeria emerged as the top importers during the five year period of 2012-2016, shows a Firstpost analysis of the latest SIPRI report on global arms sales

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Vahid Halilhodzic vows to continue as Japan's head coach after win over Australia
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Vahid Halilhodzic vows to continue as Japan's head coach after win over Australia

I arrived in Japan with the task of getting the team to the World Cup," said Halilhodzic.

Turkish giants Galatasaray sign West Ham United winger Sofiane Feghouli on five-year contract
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Turkish giants Galatasaray sign West Ham United winger Sofiane Feghouli on five-year contract

Galatasaray have signed West Ham United winger Sofiane Feghouli on a five-year contract for 4.25 million euros ($5.01 million), the Turkish club announced on Monday.

Premier League: Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says there have been no bids for Riyad Mahrez
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Premier League: Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says there have been no bids for Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City have yet to receive any bids for winger Riyad Mahrez, manager Craig Shakespeare said on Tuesday, despite the Algerian announcing his intention to leave the Premier League club at the end of last season.