Desert Foxes among world’s top 16, to take on Germany

CURITIBA (Brazil)- Algeria’s football team are now in the world’s top 16 after qualifying for the first time in its history to the World Cup knockout stage after snatching the draw against Russia (1-1) Thursday in Curitiba, in the third match of Group H. The Fennecs who achieved a resounding victory against South Korea (4-2) needed a draw against the Russians to validate their ticket the Round of 16 in their fourth participation in the biggest football tournament.

WMQ2014ukThe precious equalizer was hardly fought by competitive side after Russia opened the score by Alexander Kokorin (6’). Algeria’s Islam Slimani (60’) finally managed a header served by a brilliant Brahimi. The dream that a whole country had been waiting since the first participation in 1982 became true in 2014 with a young and gifted team which make history.

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Algerian-German agreement on development of market for photovoltaic plants

ALGIERS- A preliminary agreement has been inked Thursday in Algiers by the company Aurès Solaire based in Batna and German company of Group Eurosol on the development of the market of key units of photovoltaic plants. more

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Khalida Toumi in Tunis on 6 April to bring back Mask of Gorgon

ALGIERS- Minister of Culture Khalida Toumi will head to Tunis on 6 April at the invitation of his Tunisian counterpart, Mourad Sakli to bring back the Mask of Gorgon, a rare archaeological piece stolen in Algeria in 1996 and found in Tunisia in 2011, said a Ministry’s statement. Lire la suite

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DZ_hkw_algerien_nach_1954_chronique_des_annes_de_braise_still_promo_imgsize_XLAlgerian cinema has long been appreciated in the French-speaking world. In Germany, however, it remains largely unknown, despite its high quality and its outstanding directors and actors. Sixty years after the start of the Algerian war of independence, the festival’s feature and documentary films trace Algeria’s political and cinematic lines of development. Productions from the last seven years, comprising the majority of the selected films, attest to the intensity with which Algeria continues to grapple with issues of colonialism, the war of liberation, and the 1990s civil war with Islamists and the military. At the same time, the films undertake a critical analysis of the current political and social situation of this country, which did not experience an “Arab Spring.” Read more

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FAO: Algeria among MENA few countries having reduced malnutrition

menaNEW YORK – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Monday that Algeria is one of the few countries of the Middle-East and North Africa Region to have recorded ”significant progress” in reducing malnutrition. read more

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Algeria, Finland seek to give fresh impetus to bilateral ties

ALGIERS- Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra received Tuesday in Algiers his Finish counterpart, Erkki Tuomioja, who is on a three-day visit to Algeria. Read more ->

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African conference on green economy on 22-23 February

ALGIERS- The African conference on green economy will be held in Oran from 22 to 23 February and will culminate in proposals and recommendations to promote the transition to an economy that ensures further respect of environment, Ministry of National Planning and Environment announced on Friday. Read more ->

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Investment opportunities in Algeria, main focus of meeting in London

LONDON (United Kingdom)- “Algeria, unlimited opportunities” was the main focus of a meeting held Monday at London Stock Exchange to explore investment opportunities in Algeria and promote Algerian-British cooperation. Read more ->

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Dr. Guido Westerwelle : AGCO AFRICA SUMMIT – Agriculture in Africa – Innovation in the Field.

Dr. Guido Westerwelle: Chairman of the Westerwelle Foundation for International Unterstanding and Former Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Germany:

Agriculture in Africa – Innovation in the Field

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Algeria renews commitment to supporting Sahel neighbors

24eb469de76283bf95760d20fb997762_LBrussels (Belgium)- Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Madjid Bouguerra renewed Thursday in Brussels Algeria’s commitment to continuing its multifaceted cooperation and solidarity for the stability, security and development of its neighbors in the Sahel region. More ->

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