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Algeria’s President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the President of Algeria has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said in a statement on Tuesdayl. Also disclosing that he is currently being treated in a German hospital, the announcement ended days of speculation over the health of the 74-year-old leader. “Tebboune continues to receive treatment in a specialised German hospital after catching the Covid-19 illness,” Algerian Presidency…

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Plane Crash In Algeria Kills At Least 100

A military airplane has crashed in Algeria, killing at least 100 people, Al-Jazeera reports. The military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria near the Boufarik airbase, outside Algeria’s capital, Algiers. The plane was carrying troops and was headed for a military base in Bechar, southwest Algeria. Speaking to The Associated Press, Mohammed Achour, chief spokesman…

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