- Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs Updated: May-24-16 9:33 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to crack down on long-rampant digital piracy.
- Algerian soldiers kill 7 Islamist extremists east of capital Updated: May-11-16 3:10 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algieran soldiers on a search operation have killed seven armed Islamist extremists in the province of Bouira, east of the capital Algiers.
- Independent Algerian paper faces closure threat Updated: May-04-16 9:09 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Independent Algerian newspaper El Khabar is facing likely closure after the government cracked down on its ad revenue and challenged its pending sale in court.
- Bouteflika back in Algeria after medical visit to Geneva Updated: Apr-29-16 10:22 am
ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's state news agency says President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned to his country Friday after a five-day visit to Geneva for what his office described as a "periodic medical checkup."