ALGIERS- Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui said Thursday that the high voter turnout in the local elections, reaching 33.26% for the People’s Provincial Assemblies and 34.46% for the People’s Municipal Assemblies at 5.00 p.m., shows the interest of citizens in this important rendezvous.”

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ALGIERS: The voter turnout in the 2017 local elections has hit 33.26% for provincial assemblies (APW) and 34.46% for municipal assemblies (APC) at 5 p.m., announced Thursday in Algiers Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.

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ALGIERS- A total of 46 Algerian citizens detained in Libya were repatriated, said Monday the spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Ministry Abdelaziz Benali Cherif, underlining that this operation was carried out in “good terms and close coordination with the relevant Libyan authorities.”

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ALGIERS- The campaign for elections of the People’s Municipal and Provincial Assemblies on November 23rd entered Sunday its last week, seeing the parries stepping up their efforts.

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ALGIERS –The need to promote the role of local assemblies in the socioeconomic development has been underlined Tuesday by the candidates running in the local election of 23 November on the 10th day of election campaign.

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ALGIERS- Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni said Thursday that USD78 billion will be invested in hydrocarbons in the period between 2017 and 2021, adding that most of the investments will go to prospection and exploration. 

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Import bill to be cut down to US$30 bn in 2018

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ALGIERS- The Ministry of Trade seeks to cut import bill down to US$41 billion by the end of the year and to US$30 billion in 2018, as part of the sector's policy for the protection of national production, announced Thursday in Algiers Trade Minister Mohamed Benmeradi.

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LONDON- Algeria hopes to benefit from the British expertise to modernize its fiscal system, said Thursday, in London, Minister of Finance Abderrahmane Raouya.

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PARIS- More than two hundred people denounced Tuesday in a rally, in Paris, the State crimes committed by France, requiring a recognition of its responsibility in the massacres and the arbitrary internment of Algerians during the Liberation War.

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ALGIERS-Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel on Sunday arrived in Addis Ababa to partake in the extraordinary session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) scheduled for Monday, announced the Foreign Ministry in a communiqué.

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