Saturday, 21st May 2022


22 Dec 2019
After months of unrest, Algerians are voting for a successor to the ousted president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. All five candidates, however, have ties to Bouteflika's regime. Many citizens are protesting the vote.
4 Apr 2019
Algeria: Out with the old... Will Bouteflika's resignation overturn the system?
2 Apr 2019
Algeria's Bouteflika to stand down by end of April.
1 Apr 2019
President Bouteflika kept his army chief — who earlier this week had called the president medically unfit for office — as a deputy minister. The ailing leader has faced weeks of street protests against his 20-year rule.
27 Mar 2019
Algeria’s army chief signals end to Bouteflika’s 20 year rule.
17 Mar 2019
Algeria Protests: Over a million people march against President Bouteflika.
4 Mar 2019
Tens of thousands of Algerians rally against Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power.


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The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up its budget.
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She is the first woman to hold the position in over 30 years. French President Emmanuel Macron and Borne were expected to appoint the full government within days.
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American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
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Elisabeth Borne has been appointed France's new prime minister. The former transport, ecology and labour minister faces numerous challenges, with the most pressing priority being helping French households with the soaring cost of living. She will also need to tackle the thorny issue of pension reform as well as steer the country through a major energy transition. Plus, Moscow residents display mixed feelings after US fast food giant McDonald's announces it's pulling out of Russia for good.
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Researchers from the US and France say that having more than 2 kids could have a negative effect on late-life cognition. The researchers analyzed data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).
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In the French region of Burgundy, home to the city of Dijon, it's not just the grapes that are famous. The region's other star fruit is the blackcurrant. A whole market has emerged based on the cultivation of this small berry. Today, the precious black fruit is transformed in many ways. Its best-known use in France is in the production of the famous liqueur known as crème de cassis, but blackcurrant is also used in cooking and even in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. We take a closer look.