Algeria slams French paper's 'gratuitous' president coverage

A picture taken on November 27, 2014 in Ivry-sur-Seine, outside Paris, shows the print house of the daily newspaper Le MondeAlgeria accused Le Monde newspaper Sunday of “gratuitously” damaging its president’s image, as French Prime Minister Manuel Valls sought to resolve a row that threatens to overshadow key trade deals. France and Algeria signed several economic agreements during Valls’ two-day visit that saw him meet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for talks on the fight against extremism and the chaos in neighbouring Libya.

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