|Algeria: Quake Hits Algerian Capital|
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Algiers -A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Algerian capital and suburban regions on Friday, the Algerian Center for Astrophysics and Geophysics said.
|News24.com | Algerian capital hit by 5.5 quake|
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit southeast of the Algerian capital, shaking building and sending panicked families rushing in the streets in Algiers and nearby towns, witnesses and officials say.
Algeria: Crashed Plane Turned Back, Radar Shows
[RFI]France has named two examining magistrates to investigate charges of manslaughter relating to the Air Algérie flight AH5017 crash in Mali last Thursday. Radar images show the plane turning back when it ran into bad weather.
Algeria: Identification of Air Algérie Victims Begins
[Cameroon Tribune]Investigators have begun combing the site and wreckage of Air Algérie's Flight AH 5017 that crashed in Gossi in northern Mali on July 24, 2014, killing all 118 people aboard; almost half of them French. Meanwhile, the plane's two black boxes or data flight recorders have been (...)
Algeria: France Mourns Algeria Crash Victims
[RFI]French flags flew at half-mast on Monday to mourn the 118 victims of the Air Algérie airplane tragedy. The black boxes from the crash will be handed over to the French authorities today.
Algeria's Sonatrach replaces CEO
Algeria's state energy company Sonatrach has replaced its chief Abdelhamid Zerguine with vice president for production Said Sahnoun. Read more ...
[Africa Report] 28/07/2014
Algeria: Air AlgÃ©rie Crash Bodies to Be Taken to France
[RFI]All the bodies of passengers on Air Algérie flight AH5017 are to be brought to France, President François Hollande announced after meeting families of the 54 French victims on Saturday. Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré met families of Burkinabé families in (...)
Mali: Touaregs Seek Secular and Democratic Multi-Ethnic State
[IPS]Lekorne -The government of Mali and Touareg rebels representing Azawad, a territory in northern Mali which declared unilateral independence in 2012 after a Touareg rebellion drove out the Malian army, resumed peace talks in Algiers last week, intended to end decades of (...)
Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali
The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say. French troops based in the region are on their way to secure the site, about 50km (30 miles) from the border with Burkina Faso, French officials (...)
Algerian Plane Vanishes From The Radar With 116 on Board
An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline’s operator said Thursday. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive at Algiers’ (...)
[Malawi Voice] 24/07/2014
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 Crashed in Mali, Airport Official Says
ALGIERS, Algeria — Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers. A French Ministry of Defense official recently announced that the Air Algerie jet crashed in Mali, and that two (...)
Algeria airliner missing on Sahara route from Burkina Faso
Algeria’s national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou, the airline said. The passenger airliner was last seen at 0155 GMT, it added. It (...)
Algeria: Air Algerie Flight Goes Missing
[VOA]An Air Algerie flight has gone missing during a trip from Burkina Faso to Algiers. Spanish airline Swiftair said its plane, which was being operated by Air Algerie, did not arrive at its destination Thursday and that no contact with the aircraft could be (...)
BREAKING NEWS: Air Algerie loses contact with plane over west Africa
Algerian aviation authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, about 50 minutes after take-off, the APS state news agency reported this morning. It is understood that there are 110 passengers on board flight AH 5017, an Airbus (...)
Belmokhtar threat remains
The Algerian terrorist now in Libya is linked to Jebel Chaambi militants in Tunisia and leads the group behind the latest Mali suicide bombing.
Mali: Is Cantonment the Key to Success in Negotiations?
[ISS]Peace talks between the government of Mali and northern rebel groups started in Algiers last week. If they are to succeed, the focus should be on effectively initiating the 'cantonment' of armed groups, a military process that involves removing them from the conflict zone and restricting (...)