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Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean
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Spain's maritime service rescues 19 Algerian migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says that it has saved 19 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat

Notre Dame attack: Algerian man charged with terrorism
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Notre Dame attack: Algerian man charged with terrorism

An Algerian man who was shot after attacking a policeman with a hammer at the Notre Dame cathedral last week was charged by a French court with terrorism.

Triple talaq: Muslim law board should take cues from divorce rules in 22 'Islamic nations', not delay reforms
India

Triple talaq: Muslim law board should take cues from divorce rules in 22 'Islamic nations', not delay reforms

Rather than dilly-dallying the much-needed reforms on the issue of the oral triple talaq, the Indian Muslim intelligentsia and the clergy or ulema could learn from the 22 Islamic countries who changed their divorce laws

Plucked from the Mediterranean, over 400 migrants saved from a capsized dinghy off Libyan coast
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Plucked from the Mediterranean, over 400 migrants saved from a capsized dinghy off Libyan coast

The Golfo Azzurro, a humanitarian vessel, rescued about 400 migrants - mainly from Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Gambia and Bangladesh - including 16 women and two children.

African Cup of Nations: Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang among key players to miss club action
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African Cup of Nations: Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang among key players to miss club action

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane will be among key players who will miss action for their respective clubs during the African Cup of Nations.

Jammu and Kashmir integral part of India, says Algeria during Hamid Ansari's visit
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Jammu and Kashmir integral part of India, says Algeria during Hamid Ansari's visit

Algeria has unequivocally conveyed that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and terrorism in all forms have to be eradicated.

Oil prices shoot up in Asia following unrest in Libya, hopes for output deal
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Oil prices shoot up in Asia following unrest in Libya, hopes for output deal

Oil prices edged up in Asia on Monday as OPEC member Venezuela indicated a deal to limit output is close while fighting in Libya stopped it kickstarting exports, but gains were limited by ongoing worries about a supply glut.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Visually-impaired runner breaks world record, outruns Olympic gold medallist
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Visually-impaired runner breaks world record, outruns Olympic gold medallist

Incredulous was the word as Algeria’s Abdellatif Baka won the men's 1500m T13 sprint event in a WR breaking effort time of 3:48:29sec at the Rio Paralympics

Paralympics 2016: Authorities to investigate Algeria's claims of missing goalball match against Israel due to 'travel delays'
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Paralympics 2016: Authorities to investigate Algeria's claims of missing goalball match against Israel due to 'travel delays'

Paralympic authorities said Sunday they are skeptical about Algeria's claim that its women's goalball team missed a game against Israel in Rio purely due to travel delays.

Premier League: Riyad Mahrez says he could be tempted to leave Leicester City
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Premier League: Riyad Mahrez says he could be tempted to leave Leicester City

Riyad Mahrez, one of the stars of Leicester City's unlikely Premier League title triumph last season, has hinted that only "two or three" clubs could tempt him to leave the English champions.

Nice attack: France's history of 'civilising' North Africa has catalysed radicalisation
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Nice attack: France's history of 'civilising' North Africa has catalysed radicalisation

France’s domestic and foreign policy towards the its former colony North Africa sowed the seeds of division between the Muslims and the non-Muslims, which is still plaguing the society.

Five World Heritage Sites in Libya are in danger, says Unesco
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Five World Heritage Sites in Libya are in danger, says Unesco

Unesco says its list of heritage in danger is designed to inform the world of risks to the site and encouraging corrective action.

Free meals for migrants and the homeless: Watch how this NGO celebrates Ramzan
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Free meals for migrants and the homeless: Watch how this NGO celebrates Ramzan

In Algeria, an NGO called Djazair al Kheir, is working hard for African migrants and the homeless to help them celebrate the fasting month of Ramzan.

Algeria: Africa's largest mosque under construction as a 'heavy blow' to radical Islamists
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Algeria: Africa's largest mosque under construction as a 'heavy blow' to radical Islamists

Algeria is building one of the world's largest mosques which officials say will serve as a buffer against radical Islam and crown the legacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020, reports WHO
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21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020, reports WHO

Six countries in Africa, the continent where malaria is most widespread, could be free of the disease by 2020, according to a WHO report.

Paris attacks: Islamic State flag found near body of Algerian killed in Brussels raid
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Paris attacks: Islamic State flag found near body of Algerian killed in Brussels raid

Two suspects were still at large after the gunbattle, which erupted as Belgian and French cops searched a house in connection with Islamic State's attack on Paris

India to launch 25 foreign satellites from 7 countries, including the US
India

India to launch 25 foreign satellites from 7 countries, including the US

India will launch 25 foreign satellites belonging to seven countries, with the USA topping the list in 2016-17, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Book Review: With a prose which is sharp and lyrical at the same time, The Meursault Investigation is a stellar novel
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Book Review: With a prose which is sharp and lyrical at the same time, The Meursault Investigation is a stellar novel

That is not the only reason to read The Meursault Investigation by Algerian writer Kamel Daoud of course. It is a tour de force that is simply fascinating at various levels and is unquestionably my book of the year, but it also gives deep insight into what the West likes to describe as "a Muslim problem" or "an Arab problem".

Radical militants kill 4 Tunisian National Guard, says govt
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Radical militants kill 4 Tunisian National Guard, says govt

Radical militants killed four members of the National Guard in the mountainous Kasserine region near the Algerian border, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said early Wednesday.

Swiss bank accounts leaks: HSBC admits to past lapses
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Swiss bank accounts leaks: HSBC admits to past lapses

Amid a global expose revealing tax dodging through accounts in its Swiss bank, British major HSBC has admitted to past lapses even as it claimed that rigorous control are now in place to curb illicit fund flows.