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Mystery surrounds Algeria article branded ‘complete fabrication’ by UN rights office

New York: The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) is dismissing as a “complete fabrication” an Algerian news report claiming that a UN tribunal has rejected a complaint by a group of political activists.e on Tuesday, the Algérie Presse Service (APS) listed the reasons why “the Geneva Office of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal” had turned away the complaint in just 24 hours.

Two terrorists surrender, 3 terror suspects arrested in Algeria: ministry

Algiers, May 14 (Xinhua/UNI) Two terrorists surrendered to Algerian authorities while three terror suspects were arrested in the western province of Tlemcen, the Defense Ministry said Monday.

Algerian court summons former PM, finance minister over corruption charges

Algiers, Apr 21 (Xinhua/UNI) An Algerian court on Saturday summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal for an investigation on corruption.

UN chief commends Algerians for ‘mature and calm’ demonstrations for change, leading up to presidential resignation

New York, Apr 4 (IBNS): In the wake of the resignation in Algeria of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the UN Secretary-General on Wednesday saluted “the mature and calm nature” of protests involving hundreds of thousands of citizens who took to the streets peacefully in recent weeks, to express “their desire for change.”

UN calls on Algeria to stop expelling thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants

New York, May 23 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) has called on the Algerian Government to stop collectively expelling thousands of migrants, particularly from sub-Saharan Africa, saying it violates international human rights law.

At least 105 killed as military plane crashes in Algeria

Algiers, Apr 11 (IBNS) : An Algerian military transport plane crashed  on Wednesday morning shortly after taking off from the Boufarik base in Algeria killing 105 people on board, local media quoted a statement by civil defense as saying.

Military plane crashes in Algeria, many casualties feared

Algiers, Apr 11 (IBNS) :  Many were feared dead as an Algerian military plane crashed  shortly after taking off from the Boufarik base in Algeria on Wednesday, local media reports said.

Algeria: UN agency delivers aid to flood-hit refugees in Tindouf

New York, Oct 31 (IBNS) After heavy rains in southwestern Algeria last week resulted in devastating floods, the United Nations refugee agency has airlifted emergency aid to 11,000 families living in five camps in the region.

Algeria: Ban lauds peaceful polls, encourages democracy

New York, Apr 25 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday congratulated the people and Government of Algeria on the peaceful holding of recent presidential elections and encouraged them to work together to strengthen the democratic process in the country.