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Arrest warrant issued for Algeria ex-energy minister

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International arrest warrants have been issued for former energy minister Chekib Khelil and eight others in connection with a corruption case at energy firm Sonatrach, Algeria's prosecutor general said Monday.

Khelil's wife, their two children, a right-hand man, Farid Bedjaoui also face arrest, Belkacem Zeghmati told a news conference in Algiers.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130812/arrest-warrant-issued-algeria-ex-energy-minister-0