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Abdelaziz Bouteflika: A true hero of Algeria

Arif Qureshi A journey of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika since independence When France occupied Algeria in 1830 it did so with the firm belief that Algeria will remain as integral part of the French state. France was keen to fully annex Algeria because it was a gateway to sub-Saharan Africa. More than …

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Govt wanted to expand trade and investment ties with African continent: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Islamabad: Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Pakistan received the High Commissioners and Ambassadors of the African Group for a joint meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. The Foreign Minister articulated the government’s vision of forging close trade, commercial and investment ties with the African continent. He …

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Algeri Military plane crash: at least 257 dead, officials say

 Algeria: At least 257 people, mostly soldiers and members of their families, were killed in an Algerian military plane crash Tuesday, the defence ministry said. The II-76 crashed shortly after take-off from the Boufarik airbase, about 25 kilometres (15 miles) southwest of the capital Algiers. The dead include the plane´s …

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