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Montevideo, February 8th 2023 - 19:41 UTC

Tag: Algeria

  • Saturday, August 27th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    Liz Truss and Macron exchange “flowers” on UK/French relations

    “UK is a friendly, strong and allied nation, regardless of its leaders, and sometimes in spite of its leaders or the little mistakes they may make,” Macron said.

    French president Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to Algeria, took time to comment on remarks from the most serious candidate to become the next British Prime Minister, Liz Truss, and said he would not “for a second” hesitate to say “the United Kingdom is a friend of France,” despite its leaders or minor mistakes.

  • Tuesday, December 11th 2018 - 18:29 UTC

    Uruguayan dairy exports up 17%

    High technology for dairy products meant foreign business conquered while small producers need to adjust.

    Uruguay's exports of dairy products between January and November were worth 636 million US dollars, which represents a 17% increase compared to the same period last year, the National Milk Institute (INALE) announced Monday.

  • Wednesday, June 20th 2018 - 22:50 UTC

    Internet Blackout against student cheating in Algeria

    Internet services were cut “in compliance with instructions from the government, aimed at ensuring the high school diploma tests run smoothly.”

    Algerian authorities shot down the internet access for two hours on Wednesday, coinciding with the start of high school diploma exams, the first in a series of internet blackouts to stop students cheating, AFP journalists in Algiers reports.

  • Thursday, June 27th 2013 - 05:25 UTC

    Energy companies pull a Blackwater (*)

    Some oil companies are forming a special division to handle emergency operations in response to a terrorist attack

    By Daniel J. Graeber - Norwegian energy company Statoil said last week it was forming a special operations division to handle emergency operations in response to a terrorist attack on a natural gas facility in Algeria. The company said it would double the amount of employees it had designated for existing security operations after reviewing the measures in place at the In Amenas gas facility.