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How Algeria's army sacrificed a president

Friday, April 5th 2019, 23:40

Algeria's president and the head of the army were close so why did the army cut the president loose?
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Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Algerian leader resigns amid protests

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 11:20

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 82, makes a rare appearance on state TV to hand in his resignation.
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From demonstrations to celebrations in Algeria

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 4:22
related places: Algiers

Celebrations filled the streets in Algiers after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his resignation
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Algeria protests: Bouteflika appoints new government

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 20:42

Algeria's president oversees a major reshuffle as anti-government protests continue.
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Algeria: Hundreds of thousands march for President Bouteflika's removal

Friday, March 29th 2019, 19:40

Police use water cannon and tear gas as protesters demand the resignation of President Bouteflika.
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Algerian protests against President Bouteflika 'biggest yet'

Friday, March 15th 2019, 18:35

Thousands of people flood the capital's streets to demand the president's immediate resignation.
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Algeria protests continue after Bouteflika drops fifth term bid

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 15:56
related places: Algiers

Protesters march again in Algiers despite President Bouteflika's decision not to seek a fifth term.
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Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term

Monday, March 11th 2019, 19:53

Abdelaziz Bouteflika pulls out of the presidential election race amid nationwide protests.
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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returns to Algeria amid mass protests

Sunday, March 10th 2019, 18:17

Abdelaziz Bouteflika spent two weeks in a Swiss hospital as protests broke out in his home country.
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Algerians gather in largest protest against Bouteflika

Friday, March 8th 2019, 21:18

Riot police fired tear gas to prevent protesters reaching a road leading to the presidential palace.
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How does reclusive President Bouteflika run Algeria?

Wednesday, March 6th 2019, 0:37

Algeria's president has barely been seen since he had a stroke in 2013, so how can he run a country?
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Algeria protests: Students rally against President Bouteflika

Tuesday, March 5th 2019, 17:54
related places: Algiers

Thousands of university students protest in the capital Algiers demanding the president step down.
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Algeria protests: President confirms fresh poll bid despite rallies

Sunday, March 3rd 2019, 22:26

President Bouteflika defies protests to run again but says he will not serve a full term.
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Algerian students protest against Bouteflika's fifth term bid

Wednesday, February 27th 2019, 4:54

It is the fifth straight day of protests against the president's decision to run for a fifth term.
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Bouteflika seeks fifth term as Algeria's president

Sunday, February 10th 2019, 18:57

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke in 2013, is seeking to be re-elected in April.
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Algeria beatifications are first in a Muslim nation

Saturday, December 8th 2018, 16:08

The first such ceremony in a Muslim nation was for 19 Catholics killed in Algeria's civil war.
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Akli Tadjer: French writer to meet students in school race row

Friday, November 16th 2018, 11:59
related countries: France France

An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme is due to meet them.
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Pyrenees death: Young smuggler who died for a few euros

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 19:37
related countries: France France

A 20-year-old Algerian was caught up in wintry weather in the Pyrenees and found by police.
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Dihya: female hero of Algerian resistance

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, 21:28

Dihya, or Kahina, is a figure still celebrated today despite her story dating back to the 7th Century.
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