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Associated PressALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Arab Spring may finally be en route to Algeria. With the president in a French hospital recovering from a stroke, the generation of aging politicians and generals that has run Africa's largest country for a half-...
As the political epicenter of British America’s richest and most populous colony, the town of Williamsburg played host to a rich cross-spectrum of humanity during the 1700s. Planters, merchants and tradesmen of all shades and stripes came from...
Jean-Luc Godard made his second feature film, "Le Petit Soldat," in 1960, but it was banned until 1963 because of its tough look at the then-current French-Algerian conflict and unblinking portrayal of torture. Opening Friday at the Nuart in a new 35-...
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
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WASHINGTON -- Republicans wanted nothing more than to summon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Capitol Hill and grill her about the tragic fiasco in Benghazi. Sadly for them, they got their wish. Clinton's smooth and confident performance at...
The jihadists stoning women to death in Mali and taking hostages in Algeria are harbingers of much worse to come. Osama bin Laden may be dead, but Al Qaeda in Africa now threatens an area twice the size of Germany. Mali is just one country in the Sahel,...
The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
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Two Canadians were among the militants who seized an Algerian gas field and held hundreds of workers hostage last week, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal told reporters on Monday, according to the Associated Press and the Canadian Press....
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian bomb squads searched a gas refinery laced with mines on Monday, looking for more explosive traps a day after the discovery of more bodies throughout the site raised the toll from the terrorist siege well past 80....
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At least 81 people have been reported dead, including 32 Islamist militants, after a bloody, four-day hostage situation at Algeria's remote Ain Amenas natural gas plant. Nearly two dozen foreign workers remained unaccounted for late Sunday. Here's the...
AIN AMENAS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert on Saturday in a "final assault" that ended a four-day-old hostage crisis, according to the state news agency and two foreign...
Tags: BP Plc, United Kingdom, Criminals, William Hague, Armed Forces
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