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Kamel Daoud, author of Meursault, contre-enquête
17/12/2014 - Algeria - France

Islamist calls for Algerian author Daoud to be executed for French TV remarks

A hardline Islamist preacher has called for Algeria’s Goncourt-shortlisted author Kamel Daoud to be executed for apostasy, following an appearance on French TV in which the writer called on the ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls meets French air force pilots in Niger's capital Niamey last month
14/12/2014 - France - Mali - Niger

French troops have neutralised 200 Sahel jihadists this year, Le Drian

The French army has “neutralised” 200 jihadist fighters in the Sahel over the last year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says in an interview to be published tomorrow.
Front National.leader Marine Le Pen
10/12/2014 - France - US

Le Pen denies defending torture, far-right MP says it can be courageous

The leader of France’s far-right Front National (FN), Marine Le Pen, on Wednesday denied that she had defended the use of torture when commenting on the US’s report on its use by the CIA.
Video screenshot of two of the kidnappes of Hervé Gourdel.
27/11/2014 - Algeria - France

Algerian army claims one of French hiker’s murderers killed

The Algerian army has killed one of the jihadist kidnappers responsible for the beheading of French hiker, Hervé Gourdel.
Marine Le Pen, leader of Front National
20/11/2014 - France

Le Pen says French government hiding true number of jihadists

Front National leader Marine Le Pen says the number of French nationals who are involved in jihad activities is much higher than the French government admits.

17/11/2014

African press review 17 November 2014

For once, the main story in the Nigerian Guardian is NOT about Boko Haram extremists. The Guardian is worried about the national economy.

15/11/2014

French press review 15 November 2014

There are lots of comments in the press this Saturday about the admission in a French hospital of Algeria's long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The ANC falls out with a longstanding union ally.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after being reelected in April
15/11/2014 - Algeria - France

Algerian President Bouteflika in French hospital again

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has left the private clinic in the southern French city of Grenoble where he has been treated since Thursday.
10/11/2014 - FRANCE- Algeria

French car manufacturer Renault inaugurates first plant in Algeria

French car manufacturer Renault on Monday inaugurated its first plant in Algeria.

24/10/2014

French press review 24 October 2014

Algeria’s surprise refusal to allow French magistrates to take home DNA samples of the seven monks killed in Tibhirine 18 years ago attracts angry reactions from the national dailies.

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