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Algeria: Country in North Africa
Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest by area in the African Union and the Arab world. With an estimated population of over 44 million, it is the eighth-most populous country in Africa.

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Algerians no longer allowed into EU after COVID-19 case spike [Video]

Algerians no longer allowed into EU after COVID-19 case spike

Algerians no longer allowed into EU after COVID-19 case spike

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Algerians and Moroccans set to lose permission to travel to EU after COVID-19 spike [Video]

Algerians and Moroccans set to lose permission to travel to EU after COVID-19 spike

Diplomatic sources say Morocco and Algeria will be removed from the list of countries whose citizens can travel to the EU when it announces its two-week review on Wednesday.View on euronews

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France hands over remains of Algeria's resistance fighters [Video]

France hands over remains of Algeria's resistance fighters

France hands over remains of Algeria's resistance fighters

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Why is hip-hop brining change in Tunisia’s Kasserine Mountains? [Video]

Why is hip-hop brining change in Tunisia’s Kasserine Mountains?

Bordering Algeria, poverty and unemployment in Tunisia’s Kasserine Mountains has gone some way towards nurturing young recruits for extremism. Hip hop dancing, however, has emerged as a new way to..

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