Algerian writer Boualem Sansal (R) receives a standing ovation ...
Oct 16th, 2011
(Reuters) - Algerian writer Boualem Sansal (R) receives a standing ovation after winning the Peace Prize of German book seller's association "Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels" during a ceremony in Frankfurt October 16, 2011. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY) -
Washington (United States) (AFP) - Two detainees were sent home to Algeria from the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay Thursday, over the prisoners' protests that they feared persecution there. A Pentagon statement said Djamel Saiid Ali Ameziane and Bensayah Belkecem were transferred from the "war on terror" prison after a review "... [Full Article]
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CAIRO (AP) - Egypt unveiled Friday a multimillion dollar renovation project for Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, including plans to demolish a scorched building that stands between it and the Nile, in a bid to draw tourists back and restore a sense of normalcy after more than two years of unrest. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]