ORAN (Algiers)- Two people, including a minor, lost their lives Tuesday off Cape Falcon coast, Ain El Turck, Oran (432-km west of Algiers), in an illegal migration attempt aboard an inflatable boat carrying 17 others, the communication office of Oran's coastguard said. 

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ALGIERS- Fifteen would-be immigrants, aboard a drifting boat, were rescued by the coastguards 7 miles northeast of Cape Rosa, in El Kala, said Monday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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22 would-be immigrants intercepted off Mostaganem

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MOSTAGANEM- An attempt of illegal immigration was foiled Wednesday morning off Mostaganem and 22 would-be immigrants, including women and children, were intercepted, said the Coastguard units.

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ALGIERS- Algeria has played an "effective role" in assisting African migrants according to its capacities and solidarity policy, said Sunday the National Human Rights Council (CNDH).

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ALGIERS- The Coast Guard units of the Naval Forces of the People’s National Army rescued, in the last 48 hours, 286 illegal immigrants aboard a makeshift boat, said Saturday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.

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ORAN- Twenty-six illegal immigrants were intercepted by the Western coastguards units of Oran in two separate operations off  Cape Falcon in Ain El Turck in early Saturday morning, said the security body.

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MOSTAGANEM-The Coastguard units of the province of Mostaganem intercepted 45 would-be immigrants, including 4 women, during the night from Saturday to Sunday, announced the security body.

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ALGIERS- Algeria reiterated Monday, in Berne, Switzerland, its commitment to finding "comprehensive and far-reaching" solutions to illegal migration, the ministry said in a statement.

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CHLEF (Algeria)- Thirty-four illegal emigrants were intercepted Friday by coastguards in Chlef (208-km west of Algiers), the security body said.

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KIGALI (Rwanda)- Minister of Justice Tayeb Louh affirmed Friday, in Kigali, that “Algeria hasn’t closed its doors” to foreign migrants and nationals from African countries, but “works to reconcile the need to protect its borders and secure the country with the duty of solidarity with African brothers, notably nationals from neighbouring countries.”

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