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      What's wrong in Algiers?

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

    2. 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...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in the Arab World

      Confidence is returning in Algeria, Morocco, Dubai and the UAE - but aftershocks from...
    2. Buying & Investing in Wine

      The shift in global economic power towards Asia is introducing new tastes into the fin...
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    1. 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 – an...

    2. 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 jihadi...

    3. 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 killed by...

    4. 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 Islamist...

    5. 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,...

    6. 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...

    7. September 7, 2014

      China’s French graduates swap government jobs for African adventures

      When Xu Jing completed her French degree, she decided not to follow in the footsteps of Deng Xiaoping, the late Chinese...

    8. beyondbrics

      August 28, 2014

      India in Africa: Tata Motors joins partnership in Algeria

      Tata Motors, the Indian carmaker, has announced plans to sell its cars in Algeria in a further sign of the growing role that...

    9. August 18, 2014

      Cameron’s shifting policy on Iraq

      In his four years as prime minister, David Cameron has been quick to urge Britain to take a stand when international crises...

    10. August 3, 2014

      US-Africa oil trade wanes after shale revolution

      There used to be a joke in the oil industry that you could walk from the US to Nigeria without getting your feet wet – just...

    11. Nick Butler

      August 3, 2014

      Egypt's looming energy crisis

      A protester waves the Egyptian flag (Getty) After a decade of introspection, Europe is being forced to confront the...

    12. July 24, 2014

      Air Algerie flight ‘probably crashed’ in Mali

      An Air Algerie airliner with 116 people aboard is thought to have crashed after disappearing over Mali 50 minutes into its...

    13. Off Message

      July 24, 2014

      How would an independent Scotland join the EU?

      An independent Scotland would not have to join the EU. But most Scots want Scotland to be an EU member. It has been SNP...

    14. The World

      July 9, 2014

      Brazil's psychological trauma

      Watching the World Cup from Brazil – as I did last week – it was impossible to miss the huge weight of expectations placed...

    15. beyondbrics

      July 9, 2014

      The match that changed Brazil’s football history

      Historic humiliation! Historic disgrace! Historic defeat! Worst in 94 years! The headlines across Brazil’s newspapers on...

    16. June 29, 2014

      Algeria’s success in World Cup puts focus on Africa’s failure

      After Algeria drew with Russia to reach the knockout stages, there were celebrations across the country. Fans waving...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 27, 2014

      Algerian fans celebrate

      Claude Paris/AP Algerian soccer fans celebrate after their team qualified for the World Cup, in Marseille, southern France,...

    18. The World

      June 26, 2014

      Belgium's game of two halves

      Don’t mix football with politics, goes the old saying – and Belgians are learning the lesson well. Often depicted (wrongly,...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      June 17, 2014

      Libyan migrant

      Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters An African migrant looks out from his temporary accommodation in Ghat, southwest Libya near the...

    20. June 11, 2014

      Germany to tighten arms export rules

      Germany is preparing to tighten regulation of the country’s arms industry after exports to countries outside the EU reached...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      May 21, 2014

      South Korea warms up for Brazil matches

      Lee Jin-man/AP South Korea’s national football team stretch during a training session at the National Football Center in...

    22. May 19, 2014

      Foreign investment in Africa set to reach record

      Africa will receive its highest flow of foreign investment this year as the continent’s growth accelerates towards levels...

    23. beyondbrics

      April 28, 2014

      Guest post: EU must address energy needs of eastern members

      By Ivo Josipović, President of the Republic of Croatia Earlier this year, the EU put forward its new energy and climate...

    24. April 27, 2014

      Preparation is vital to doing business in danger zones

      The pursuit of almost any financial opportunity comes with dangers, and investments in post-conflict areas may be...

    25. April 20, 2014

      Algeria puts stability ahead of economic reform

      When Algerians rioted in early 2011 over food prices, their government rushed to increase subsidies and crank up public...

    26. April 18, 2014

      Bouteflika wins fourth term as Algeria president

      Algeria’s ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been returned to office for a fourth term with 81 per cent of the vote,...

    27. April 18, 2014

      VimpelCom settles dispute with Algeria over Djezzy arm

      Mobile operator VimpelCom has resolved its dispute with the Algerian government, selling a 51 per cent stake in operator...

    28. April 17, 2014

      Algerians go to polls as Bouteflika seeks fourth presidential term

      Algerians have been voting in an election which is widely expected to hand a fourth term to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ailing...

    29. April 16, 2014

      Abdelaziz Bouteflika set to lead Algeria for fourth term

      Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s president for the past 15 years, spent much of last year in a Paris hospital following a...

    30. April 13, 2014

      Mauritania ‘vulnerable’ to increase in Islamic extremism

      Sitting cross-legged on a red rug, imam Hamden Tah is mulling over modernity. “Every merchandise has an ideology,” says the...

    31. beyondbrics

      April 11, 2014

      Guest post: the zombie political economy of Algeria

      By Dalibor Rohac and Nouh El-Harmouzi Campaigners for Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the 76-year old Algerian president who is...

    32. beyondbrics

      April 7, 2014

      Arab youth turn from "Arab spring" to starting businesses

      Young Arabs are increasingly turning their backs on cushy public sector jobs in favour of working for private companies and...

    33. beyondbrics

      April 3, 2014

      Guest Post: is Algeria a viable substitute for Russian gas?

      By Edward Robinson, Culmer Raphael Events in Algeria could be about to complicate the European Union’s response to Russia’s...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2014

      The 'Crude Wall' cometh

      These two charts come from Citi’s commodities research team: They’re important. The reason being…well, we may have become...

    35. March 31, 2014

      Long-term north Africa starts to whet appetite of backers

      Some consider it a messy no-go area. Despite this, Emerging Capital Partners, a Washington-based private equity firm, did...

    36. beyondbrics

      March 27, 2014

      China smog a boon for EM suppliers of LNG

      The thick smog that blankets many Chinese cities represents a vast commercial opportunity for emerging market suppliers of...

    37. February 26, 2014

      Restless Algeria set for another term of ageing Bouteflika

      Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to run for a fourth five-year term would not be so potentially damaging...

    38. February 11, 2014

      More than 100 reportedly killed in Algeria military aircraft crash

      ALGIERS – A military transport plane crashed in eastern Algeria on Tuesday, killing 103 people, the private Ennahar TV...

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