Rioting in Algiers
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Cost of food sparks riots in Algerian capital

There has been further rioting in parts of the Algerian capital by hundreds of youths angry over increasing food prices.

The prices of cooking oil, sugar and flour have doubled in the past few months.

Global food prices hit a record high last month beating levels that sparked riots in several countries two years ago.

Adam Mynott reports.

  • 07 Jan 2011
  • From the section World
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