Pakistan Embassy In Algeria

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Pakistan Embassy In Algeria Falls Prey To Hackers Again; Instagram Account Hacked

Embassy of Pakistan has fallen victim to social media hackers yet another time, in Algeria. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts were reportedly hacked. Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad took to Twitter and alerted the people. "All the messages being posted are not from Pakistan Embassy in Alegria," his Tweet read. Earlier in December 2021, Instagram account of Pakistan Embassy in Argentina was hacked. 

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 04:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Pakistan Embassy, Algeria, Facebook Hack, Instagram Hack

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Algerian footballer, Sofiane Loukar.

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Algerian Footballer Dies Of Heart Attack After Colliding With Goalkeeper

In a shocking incident, a 28-year-old Algerian footballer, Sofiane Loukar, died of a heart attack after colliding with his goalkeeper during a match in Oran, on December 25. Reportedly, Loukar continued his game despite the collision but he collapsed a few minutes after receiving treatment for the collision. Therefore, he was sent to hospital but suffered a deadly heart attack on the way. The match was also abandoned. 

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 08:15 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Algeria, footballer, Heart attack, Oran, Collision

Algeria long held conflicts with Morocco

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To Avoid More Casualties, Algerian Bans Its Airspace For Morocco

Algerian Airspace has reportedly been blocked by the Algerian government for all Moroccan flights due to rising tensions between the two. The Algerian Presidency called it a civilised way of avoiding more casualties and confirmed the ban on September 22. He cited "continued provocations and hostile practices by Morocco" as the reason. Morocco has not yet commented. Flights to be diverted via Tunis for Algerian to Morocco. 

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 - 10:59 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Algeria, Morocco, aircraft, banned flights, Tunisian

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Algerian Wildfires: At Least 65 Killed; Highest Temperature Recorded

Countries around the Mediterranean coast are on fire as they are witnessing some of their highest temperatures in decades. Greece, Turkey, Algeria, and southern Italy are suffering through huge wildfires that firefighters are unable to control. Reportedly, 65 people have died in Algeria so far. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis termed this a "nightmarish summer". Only recently, the UN warned that the world was dangerously close to runaway warming… read-more

Thu, 12 Aug 2021 - 01:38 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Greece, Algeria, Turkey, Wildfires, Runaway warming

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Wildfires in Algeria.

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Algerian Wildfire Kills 25 Soldiers, 7 Civilians; Interior Minster Says 'Criminal Act'

Wildfires in Algeria claimed 25 Algerian soldiers' life who were involved in the attempt to douse the fire on August 10, said the Algerian Defence Ministry. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Kamel Beldjoud demanded an investigation saying the fire is a ''criminal act''. Reportedly, the fire erupted across 14 Algerian provinces on August 9 also killed seven civilians, and left dozens injured. However, the government has decided to compensate the… read-more

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 - 12:03 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Wildfires, Algeria, Fire, soldiers, KILLED

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Meteorite In Sahara Desert Is 4.6 Bn Years Old, Formed Before Earth: Experts

The scientists have claimed that mysterious meteorite 'Erg Chech 002', which landed in Sahara desert in 2020, is around 4.6 billion years old. Found in Algeria by a research team led by France's Jean Alix Barrat, the large matter is said to be older than the solar system. While the researchers believed it to be formed at 1220 degrees Celsius, the meteorite comprising green and yellow coloured crystal was supposedly present during the Earth's… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 11:05 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Meteor, Algeria, Sahara desert, Solar system, Science

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France Suffers Self-inflicted Radioactive Dust From Saharan Nuclear Test

French NGO Association for Control of Radioactivity in the West (ACRO) has apprised that northerly winds from the Sahara desert have brought deadly radioactive dust to France. The NGO said the toxic dust emanated from 'caesium-137', French nuclear tests conducted in Algeria in the 1960s. The explosions caused permanent radioactive contamination in the Sahara, the brunt of which France is now bearing. However, scientists said that the current… read-more

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: ACRO, France, Sahara, Algeria, Radioactive, dust, caesium-137