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Algeria's players are targeting participation in the 2019 rugby World Cup. Richie McCaw skippered New Zealand to the 2015 title.
18/12/2015 - Rugby

Algeria play first rugby international on home soil against Tunisia

Algeria wil play its first international rugby match on home soil on Friday.
A file photo shows a man looking closely at the door with the message "Omar m'a tuer" (Omar killed me) in the courtroom in Nice, January 31, 1994.
06/11/2015 - France

New DNA could unlock one of France's most famous murder mysteries

The case of Omar Raddad, an illiterate Moroccan gardner convicted of killing his wealthy employer in 1991, could be reopened after new DNA strands were discovered at the scene of the crime in Mougins near Nice.

Bezazel Ferhat’s un-sung hero
31/10/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Bezazel Ferhat’s un-sung hero

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a listener essay from Bezazel Ferhat from Algeria. There’s the answer to the quiz about Burkina Faso, and of course, the new quiz question.
30/10/2015 - football

USM Alger take on Mazembe in African Champions League final

Star studded TP Mazembe are seeking their fifth African Champions League crown. USM Alger are the underdogs in the encounter which will unfold over two legs in Algiers and Lubumbashi.

Algerian minister for communication Hamid Grine was subject to search at Orly Airport on Saturday.
19/10/2015 - France - Algeria

France left embarrassed after Algerian minister searched at Paris airport

France termed the incident of searching of an Algerian minister at a Paris airport as regrettable and pledged to ensure such an "unfortunate incident" would not be repeated.

"Algerians are drowned here" grafitti on Quai de Tournelle wall near Saint Michel, Paris
17/10/2015 - FRANCE

French Algerian Diaspora Marks 1961 Crackdown

The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo is will join a demonstration today in the French capital in recognition of thousands of members of the Algerian diaspora who were victims of repression in the ...
Sawa shoes, All Together for Dignity, historic temples, and Marconi too!
17/10/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Sawa shoes, All Together for Dignity, historic temples, and Marconi too!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, RFI English reporter Daniel Finnan joins Susan in the kitchen.
A cafe in Paris to help elderly migrant workers navigate getting old in France
05/10/2015 - Spotlight on France

A cafe in Paris to help elderly migrant workers navigate getting old in France

The Paris labour court has ordered the French rail company SNCF to pay over 150 million euros in compensation to about 800 Moroccans it hired in the 1960s and '70s and paid less than their French ...
16/09/2015

African press review 16 September 2015

Why was Algeria's military intelligence chief sacked this week and who ordered his departure? Is President Joseph Kabila thinking of postponing next year's elections so that he can hang on to power?
An Algerian man reads En-Nahar newspaper, bearing a picture for the first time of former Algerian intelligence chief General Mohamed Mediene, better known as General Toufik, in Algiers on September 13, 2015
14/09/2015 - ALGERIA

Algeria’s intelligence chief sacked in surprise shake-up

Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has replaced his powerful intelligence chief General Mohamed Mediene, better known as General Toufik, who served 25 years as head of the DRS ...
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