#Colonial Rule

.Algiers, Algeria
France ruled over Algeria for 132 years and conducted its nuclear tests in the country. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • France carried out 17 nuclear explosions in the Algerian part of the Sahara Desert
  • Tests were conducted between 1960 and 1966
  • The issue of nuclear tests remains a major bone of contention between the two countries