Family and friends of an Irishman who escaped the Algerian hostage crisis are today preparing to welcome him home.
More than 40 people died in a suicide car bomb attack on an Algerian police college today.
United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon hinted today at an independent probe into the twin suicide bombings that killed 17 of his staff in Algeria.
A United Nations office was the target of one of two car bombs that killed at least 45 people in Algiers today.
A car bomb killed 10 UN staff at the organisation’s refugee agency’s offices in Algiers today, a spokesman said.
Two bomb explosions rocked the Algerian capital of Algiers today, reportedly killing more than 20 people.