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Three books on proper names use published in Algeria

Algiers- The National Research Centre in Social and Cultural Anthropology (CRASC) has just published in the framework of the month of heritage three books on proper names use in Algeria. The books are "Nomination and denomination. Names of places, tribes and of persons in Algeria", "Names and names. Civil state and anthropology in Algeria" and "Toponymy and anthroponymy in Algeria. General bibliographic Repertoire" are the results efforts of researchers of CRASC, who worked under Academician Farid Benramdane coordination.

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Amara Lakhous winner of Flaiano International Prize 2006 for literature

Rome - Algerian writer and journalist Amara Lakhous was elected Monday among three successful candidates of the 33rd edition of Flaiano International ¨Prize for literature, for his work ''Choc des civilisations pour un ascenseur à la piazza Vittorio'' published two months ago.

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Call for an international cooperation to fight against cybercrime

Algiers - Post and ICT Minister Boudjemaà Haichour considered Wednesday in Algiers, as "essential" international cooperation in the fight against cybercrime, insofar as, the interest to fight this cybercrime is common to all the countries," he stressed. Speaking on the occasion of the celebration of the World Telecommunication Day, which coincides with the 14th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) setting up, Haichour pointed out the necessity "to overcome gaps existing between developed and developing countries by setting up a true technological transfer."

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Ibn Khaldoun: President Bouteflika in Seville (Spain)

Seville (Spain) - President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, arrived Thursday in Seville (Spain) where he will attend the inauguration of the exhibition "Ibn Khaldoun, the Mediterranean at the 14th century: Development and decline of empires." This exhibition, which is held on the occasion of the celebration of the sixth centenary of the death of famous thinker Ibn Khaldoun, will propose an examination of political, economic and social relations existing in the 14th century between Europe and the Arab-Moslem world. Many heads of state of the Mediterranean basin will partake in this event.

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