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    1. February 9, 2016

      Oil industry leaders move to quash talk of stronger prices

      Powerful oil industry insiders have moved to quash talk of stronger prices this year, warning that turmoil in emerging...

    2. February 3, 2016

      Germany to limit north African asylum seekers

      Angela Merkel’s government has backed plans to curb the number of asylum seekers coming to Germany from Tunisia,...

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    1. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      FirstFT - Why ruthless people get ahead

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. What millenials want More than half of the...

    2. January 14, 2016

      Algeria unease grows as ailing president remains elusive

      Algeria is facing deepening domestic uncertainty as collapsing oil revenues and tensions across the region threaten its...

    3. Fast FT

      December 23, 2015

      Oil & gas explorer Petroceltic puts itself up for sale

      Petroceltic International, the London-listed oil and gas explorer whose shares have dropped 77 per cent this year, has...

    4. December 3, 2015

      Saudi Arabia throws down challenge on oil production cuts

      Saudi Arabia has challenged other big oil producers to join it in output cuts, saying it will back actions to shore up...

    5. November 30, 2015

      Norway urges EU assurances on gas output

      Norway, the EU’s most reliable external supplier of gas, is seeking assurances that the bloc will remain committed to...

    6. November 20, 2015

      Germany’s Merck aims to more than double Africa sales by 2020

      German pharmaceutical company Merck is making a multimillion dollar push into Africa as it seeks to tap into the...

    7. beyondbrics

      November 6, 2015

      Egypt on the brink

      The tragic crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 in Sinai, killing 224 people, looks increasingly to be the result of foul play...

    8. September 8, 2015

      Managers seek to keep staff from harm

      It was 3am on a bleak February morning in central Moscow, and blood from the gaping wound in Charlie’s liver was...

    9. August 24, 2015

      African survey data point to robust growth

      Amid all the carnage, in emerging markets and developed ones, it is nice to discover some good news. At least it is if...

    10. Nick Butler

      August 24, 2015

      The next domino in the oil market — dividends

      For investors who thought the situation in the oil sector could not get worse, the last few weeks have come as a bad...

    11. FT Alphaville

      August 21, 2015

      Of China's "dirty peg" and spreading EM pain

      Jim Reid at Deutsche assesses the damage so far. As he says, this has something of a taper tantrum feel to it but...

    12. August 20, 2015

      Petroceltic wins ruling against anonymous blog

      Petroceltic, the Irish oil and gas explorer, has won a legal case against an anonymous blogger who made allegations...

    13. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2015

      Egypt faces the ghosts of Algeria

      Two years after President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster, Egypt faces a growing insurgency. The situation is eerily similar to...

    14. July 28, 2015

      Gaddafi’s family fled the country, were killed or face trial

      Colonel Muammer Gaddafi was captured and violently killed in October 2011 in the aftermath of Libya’s revolution. Since...

    15. July 24, 2015

      Wormwood, London

      A thick lobster bisque poured over a mound of sweet seffa couscous, surrounded by four large pieces of lobster tail —...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      July 9, 2015

      Algerian violence

      Mozabite Berbers salvage their belongings at a damaged house after clashes between Arabs and Mozabits in Guerrara near...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 25, 2015

      Algiers sunrise

      A freighter lies off the coast at sunrise in Algiers, Algeria on Thursday ...

    18. June 23, 2015

      France, Spain and Portugal look to unlock Algeria gas exports

      France, Spain and Portugal will seal an elusive political agreement early next week that is intended to increase...

    19. June 15, 2015

      US targets Algerian militant in Libya air strike

      US air strikes over eastern Libya may have killed an al-Qaeda leader who was responsible for an attack on a gas plant...

    20. May 18, 2015

      Energy groups take knife to $100bn of spending after oil rout

      Oil projects shelved More than $100bn of spending on new projects by the world’s energy companies has been slowed,...

    21. March 9, 2015

      Environmental movement blocks fracking in Algeria’s remote south

      An unprecedented environmental protest movement in a remote part of Algeria has disrupted the country’s...

    22. March 2, 2015

      Oligarch’s oil deal caught in sanctions crossfire

      Fridman’s North Sea oil deal As first days at work go, Monday was eventful even by the standards of someone as...

    23. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Guest post: Algeria faces "state of crisis" as oil prices fall

      By Edward Robinson, Culmer Raphael Last December, Sonatrach, the state owned Algerian oil and gas monopoly, announced...

    24. January 18, 2015

      Young Muslims lag behind in two-speed France

      When Karim Tiar’s illiterate parents headed for France in the late 1960s, they harboured few dreams beyond escaping...

    25. December 29, 2014

      High-cost oil production not worthwhile

      When the oil world’s most important man says anything, people pay attention. But the usually aloof Ali al-Naimi, Saudi...

    26. Nick Butler

      December 21, 2014

      Forget Opec — sex and technology shape the oil market now

      Forget Opec. If cartels can’t control output, they can’t control prices and in due course they fall apart, usually with...

    27. December 1, 2014

      Petroceltic hit by oil price fall as Dragon cools on takeover

      Shareholders in Petroceltic International have joined the growing list of investors hit by plunging oil prices after...

    28. November 17, 2014

      Algeria adds diplomacy to antiterrorism arsenal

      The delegates from Mali gathered at the massive el-Aurassi hotel that looms over central Algiers. Hotel guests watched...

    29. November 13, 2014

      ‘Womenomics’ is starting to transform the Muslim world

      The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father’s business and later...

    30. November 6, 2014

      Nigerian naira follows rouble downward

      Russia’s rouble is not the only currency coming under pressure as oil prices slide. The Nigerian naira on Thursday...

    31. beyondbrics

      October 21, 2014

      What's wrong in Algiers?

      Even inside the labyrinthine central circle of Algeria’s governing regime, the magnitude of last month’s failure to...

    32. October 6, 2014

      Dragon Oil set for Petroceltic takeover bid

      Dragon Oil, the cash-rich explorer with production assets off Turkmenistan, is poised to launch a takeover offer for...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 2, 2014

      Victim of shale revolution, Nigeria stops exporting oil to US

      Nigeria has become the first country to completely stop selling oil to the US due to the impact of the shale revolution...

    34. September 25, 2014

      France continues air strikes despite death of hostage

      France has conducted its second air strike on Islamist forces in Iraq a day after a French hostage was executed by...

    35. September 24, 2014

      French tourist killed by Islamist militants in Algeria

      A French tourist kidnapped by Islamist militants in Algeria in retaliation for French air strikes in Iraq has been...

    36. September 22, 2014

      French tourist kidnapped in Algeria by group linked to Isis

      A French citizen has been kidnapped and threatened with death in Algeria, apparently by an armed group supporting...

    37. September 21, 2014

      Turkish businesses embrace opportunities in north Africa in spite of Libya risk

      In June, Turkish engineer Aykut Simsar was living the pleasant life of an expatriate in the Libyan city of Misurata,...

    38. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2014

      Turkey facing winter gas shortage

      Poor forward planning and political manipulation of energy prices look likely to leave Turkey facing gas shortages this...

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