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Algerian army eliminates militant chief behind Frenchman's beheading
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Algerian army eliminates militant chief behind Frenchman's beheading

The confirmation of Gouri`s death came after the Nahar private television network said soldiers had killed him and two other militants late on Monday in Isser, about 60 kilometres (37 miles) east of Algiers.

France carries out fresh strikes in Iraq as nation mourns hostage
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France carries out fresh strikes in Iraq as nation mourns hostage

US, Saudi and Emirati warplanes bombed oil installations in eastern Syria overnight in a bid to cut off a significant source of funding for Islamic State.

Hunt for militants who beheaded French mountaineer begins
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Hunt for militants who beheaded French mountaineer begins

Asked about the 30,000 French citizens living in Algeria, Le Drian told RTL radio that the goal of the extremist groups is to "spread terror."

French President Hollande denounces murder of French hostage in Algeria
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French President Hollande denounces murder of French hostage in Algeria

French President Francois Hollande today denounced as "cruel and cowardly" the murder of a French hostage abducted in Algeria by jihadists linked to ISIS.

Islamic State ally 'soldiers of the caliphate' behead French hostage
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Islamic State ally 'soldiers of the caliphate' behead French hostage

The new group split away from al-Qaida's North Africa branch and declared allegiance to the al-Baghdadi's group in Iraq and Syria and has apparently adopted their tactic of killing hostages.

Will not stop fighting Islamic State despite abduction: France
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Will not stop fighting Islamic State despite abduction: France

France's prime minister says his country won't stop fighting Islamic State militants despite demands by kidnappers holding a French hostage.

Algerian IS-linked group claims responsibility for abduction of French tourist
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Algerian IS-linked group claims responsibility for abduction of French tourist

An Algerian armed group linked to the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist militants on Monday claimed responsibility for the abduction of a French tourist in Algeria, according to a video posted on internet by the group.

Official: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people 'probably crashed'
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Official: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people 'probably crashed'

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."

FIFA World Cup: What France can learn from Algeria to beat Germany
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FIFA World Cup: What France can learn from Algeria to beat Germany

Algeria exposed a few chinks in the German armour for France to capitalise on in the quarters.

The surprises won't end yet: Why Brazil 2014 is the underdog's World Cup
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The surprises won't end yet: Why Brazil 2014 is the underdog's World Cup

Football’s always accompanied by ticker-tape information which tells its viewers to expect the unexpected, and there has been plenty of that in South America. Brazil 2014 has been witness to many surprises, and will be for many more.

Viral Video: Thomas Müller falls over in comedy free-kick routine
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Viral Video: Thomas Müller falls over in comedy free-kick routine

Hilarious video of Germany's Thomas Muller falling over during the free kick routine against Algeria.

The famed German football machine is badly in need of some servicing
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The famed German football machine is badly in need of some servicing

In the eyes of most football fans, Germany should have cruised to victory against Algeria in their pre-quarters last night. However, the reality was far from it.

Neuer had an extraordinary game: Germany coach Joachim Loew
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Neuer had an extraordinary game: Germany coach Joachim Loew

Loew singled out Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for an impressive display to repeatedly thwart Algeria's attacks until Abdelmoumene Djabou claimed a late consolation goal.

Germany score twice in extra time to edge past battling Algeria
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Germany score twice in extra time to edge past battling Algeria

Substitute Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil scored in extra time Monday to lead Germany over an aggressive Algeria 2-1 and into the World Cup quarterfinals.

World Cup: Algerians deny extra-time defeat due to Ramadan fasting
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World Cup: Algerians deny extra-time defeat due to Ramadan fasting

Algeria goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi insists his side's 2-1 extra-time defeat to Germany was not down to his team-mates' observance of Ramadan as the Desert Foxes bowed out of the World Cup.

Photos: Manuel Neuer the 'sweeper keeper' saves Germany in World Cup
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Photos: Manuel Neuer the 'sweeper keeper' saves Germany in World Cup

Germany's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is well known for his shot-stopping prowess but last night against Algeria, he played a different but important role, that of 'Sweeper-keeper' where he used his feet to great effect and bailed Germany out on numerous occasions. Germany edged out a battling Algeria 2-1.

WC 2014 Matchday 18: Germany edge past Algeria, France beat Nigeria
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WC 2014 Matchday 18: Germany edge past Algeria, France beat Nigeria

Live updates of the World Cup last 16 stage as France take on Nigeria and Germany face Algeria.

Seeking revenge for 1982 may work as motivation for Algeria, says Loew
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Seeking revenge for 1982 may work as motivation for Algeria, says Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew thinks the "Disgrace of Gijon" was too long ago for Algeria to seek revenge in Monday's second-round World Cup match in Porto Alegre.

Ramadan and World Cup 2014: How will fasting players cope?
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Ramadan and World Cup 2014: How will fasting players cope?

The holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims must go without food, drink or sex from sun-up to sun-down, overlaps with the remainder of the tournament for the first time since 1986.

32 years later, Algeria fight for revenge against mighty Germany
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32 years later, Algeria fight for revenge against mighty Germany

It was back in 1982 that Germany and Austria played out what went down in the history books as the "Disgrace of Gijon" to eliminate Algeria from the World Cup.