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August 31, 2015

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Malian president visits Algeria to boost bilateral ties

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday kicked off a three-day official visit to Algeria at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika.


Upon his arrival at Houari Boumediene international airport of Algiers, President Keita was welcomed by the speaker of the People's National Assembly (Lower House of Parliament), Larbi Ould Khelifa.

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August 31, 2015

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Algeria to cut spending by 9 pct next year over oil price slump

Algeria's government said on Saturday it will cut spending by 9 percent next year due to the drastic fall in global oil prices as the OPEC petroleum and gas producer tries to counter the drop in energy revenues that account for 60 percent of its budget.


Algeria still has more than $150 billion in foreign reserves and little foreign debt, but it relies heavily on its oil and gas revenues for a vast welfare programme for everything from housing to subsidised electricity, food and fuel that have helped ease social tensions in the past.

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August 31, 2015

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Drug import bill down 30% over first seven months of 2015

Algeria's import bill of pharmaceutical products totalled US$ 998.75 million during the first seven months of 2015, against US$ 1.42 billion during the same period in 2014, down by 29.83%, said Algerian Customs' National Centre of Data Processing and Statistics (CNIS).


In terms of quantity, Algeria imported 16,074.5 tonnes from January to July 2015, against 16,229.54"...

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August 31, 2015

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The Metropolitan Police Commend the Security Support for their Proficiency

Dave Moss, Chief of Operations at the London Metropolitan Police, expressed his admiration for the Abu Dhabi Police Security Support members’ skills in fighting crime and uncovering the mysteries associated with crimes in record time.


In his address during the ceremony held to honor the Security Support Department’s delegation, Moss hailed the professionalism"...

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August 31, 2015

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MOI: HEMAYATI Application to communicate with children around-the-clock

The Ministry of Interior renewed its call for parents to use the HEMAYATI (meaning ‘my protection’) smartphone application with the start of the new school year in order to protect and enhance the safety of children. The application allows parents to communicate with their children around-the-clock, and includes a built-in feature that enables children to send distress calls to their parents when they feel threatened. It also provides the ability to forward the signal to Operation Rooms with a single click in the"...

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August 31, 2015

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The Security Media Department: A Realistic Image

The Security Media Department is pleased to extend to you its warmest greetings and sincerest wishes for continued success, and we would like to thank you for your response and cooperation with our activities. We appreciate our partnership with you, as it strengthens the safety and security systems within the UAE.


We continue to share images and captions that depict realistic"...

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August 30, 2015

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Government-Walis meeting: Involving local officials in new development effort

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Saturday in Algiers that local elected officials "have broad prerogatives" and it is necessary to "involve them further" in the new development effort.


Speaking at the Government-Walis meeting, Prime Minister considered the local elected officials as a "strong support" to the local administrative authorities, so it is "necessary""...

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August 30, 2015

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Army kills one terrorist, recovers ammunitions in Sidi Bel Abbes

A detachment of the National Popular Army (ANP) special troops killed one terrorist and recovered ammunition, following an ambush on Friday in Sidi Bel Abbes (west of Algiers), said Saturday a statement from the Ministry of National Defence (MND).


"Following the exploitation of information, a detachment of special troops of the National Popular Army (ANP) under the"...

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August 30, 2015

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Adjustment measures to rationalize public expenditure

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Saturday that the government has decided to take adjustment measures to rationalize expenditure and better control foreign trade and capital flows.


The head of State has given clear guidelines to the government "in order to preserve Algerians' purchasing power and continue the efforts in social actions and programmes relating to"...

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August 30, 2015

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2016 budget expects growth of 4.6%, says Sellal

Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Saturday that the government will present in 2016 a budget that anticipates a growth of 4.6%, with falling overall expenses to nearly nine percent but without impeding housing programmes or recruitment.


"In 2016, the government will present a budget anticipating a growth of 4.6% (up by one point compared to 2015), with overall expenditure"...

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