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Algeria earthquake

Algeria earthquake

Algerians flee fresh quake

ALGERIANS fled the capital, Algiers, and other built-up areas yesterday as an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale rocked the country. It followed a quake that killed more than 2,000 people last week.

Algeria rocked by new quake

A NEW earthquake struck the Algerian capital Algiers and towns in the east early today, causing some injuries and damage to buildings.

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Algerian minister hits out at angry quake survivors

ALGERIA’S interior minister lashed out at survivors of a devastating earthquake who taunted him over the slow government response, telling them they would get no aid if protests did not stop.

Developers criticised in Algeria

AS THE diggers and bulldozers began demolishing buildings damaged beyond repair in last week’s earthquake, the Algerian government yesterday pledged to investigate why so many new apartment blocks had collapsed so easily.

Child search brings hope as Algerian quake's toll nears 2,200

RESCUE workers fought against time yesterday to try to find an 11-year-old girl believed to be alive in the rubble of a building, as Algeria’s earthquake death toll neared 2,200, with nearly 9,000 injured.

Zidane pledges aid to Algeria

REAL Madrid and France playmaker Zinedine Zidane, the son of Algerian immigrants, has offered to help the African country following its worst earthquake in more than 20 years.

Frantic race to find trapped quake survivors

BRITISH rescuers were involved in a desperate race against time last night to save an 11-year-old girl trapped in the rubble of the earthquake which has devastated Algeria.

Girl, two, rescued from earthquake

BLINKING in the sunlight and covered in cement dust, she emerged from the tangle of twisted rubble that was once her home.

Algerian earthquake death toll passes 1,000

RESCUE workers scrabbled at mounds of rubble with their bare hands and weeping residents wandered the streets, too frightened to return homes in case more tremors struck.

Quake rescue teams arrive

VOLUNTEERS from Britain were arriving in Algeria today to help with rescue efforts following an earthquake in the African country.

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