ALGIERS: Twelve Algerian soldiers were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash caused by technical failure in the south of the country, the defence ministry said.
PARIS: A string of countries in Asia and north Africa have banned imports of French poultry following a bird flu outbreak, the agriculture ministry said.
JOHANNESBURG: Cape Verde defeat Mozambique 1-0 Wednesday to become the first qualifiers for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after a dramatic matchday 4 of qualifying.
The Caliphate Soldiers, a group linked to Islamic State militants, published a video on the Internet soon after the French ministry’s announcement on Monday, claiming responsibility for the kidnapping and showing a man who identified himself as Herve Gourdel, 55,
ADDIS ABABA: The hosts of the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup finals will be decided on Saturday with Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia all competing to stage the biennial tournament.
Algerian football team received warm welcome on their return from Brazil after participating in the 2014 World Cup. Algeria , who had broken their own record by passing the knock-out stage into round of 16 game, in which they faced
PORTO ALEGRE: Germany had to battle all the way into extra-time to beat Algeria 2-1 in their last-16 World Cup clash on Monday, crushing the North Africans’ dream of revenge and setting up a quarter-final duel against fellow former champions
CURITIBA: Islam Slimani headed an ecstatic Algeria into the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time with the equalizer in a 1-1 draw against Russia on Thursday that dumped Fabio Capello’s team out of the tournament. On
PORTO ALEGRE: Algeria opened the goal scoring floodgates swamping South Korea 4-2 in a thrilling World Cup Group H clash on Sunday that kept hopes of securing a spot in the last 16 alive and triggered celebrations across the Arab nation.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Cristiano Ronaldo is all set for his second chance to shine in Brazil when pointless Portugal attempt to get their World Cup campaign back on track against Juergen Klinsmann’s United States in sultry Manaus on Sunday. Despite