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Algeria plans rapid green energy ramp-up

Algeria is aiming to generate 40 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, energy minister Youcef Yousfi has announced.
"The main purpose of this new policy is to prepare the country for the post-petrol era,"
- energy minister Youcef Yousfi

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Algeria plans rapid green energy ramp-up

Source: Environmental Expert, Thu January 20, 2011
Algeria is aiming to generate 40 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, energy minister Youcef Yousfi has announced.

Satellite Internet Accelerated Access For Africa And Middle East

Source: Lamit, Thu March 12, 2009
Romania - New satellite internet access for Africa is now available due to the new satellite capacities allocated by Lamit Company, to all kind of users along the entire continent.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Algeria finds more ancient rock etchings

Source: Web India 123, Fri June 22, 2007
Bechar, Algeria - Algeria, a treasure house of prehistoric Saharan art, has discovered more neolithic rock etchings in the desert from around 8,000 years ago showing cattle herds, a government newspaper reported today.

Algerian voters back peace plan

Source: BBC, Sat October 01, 2005
Algeria - Algerians have overwhelmingly approved a government peace plan aimed at ending a decade-long civil war that left about 100,000 dead.

UNESCO treaty on protecting oral traditions could come into force next year

Source: UN News Centre, Mon February 21, 2005
New York City - A treaty to protect the world's oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, craftsmanship and knowledge of nature is on track to enter into force next year following a slew of new ratifications, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) said today.

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