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World Apr 09Algeria parliament names interim leader
The leader of parliament's upper chamber was named as interim leader for a maximum of 90 days until a new election can be organized.
World Apr 03What’s next for Algeria after president resigns
ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria is facing a new era after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation — and questions about who’s in charge and what happens next for this gas-rich country and key ally to the West in fighting terrorism. Algeria’s…
World Apr 02Algerian president steps down after 20 years at army official’s urging
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down on Tuesday after six weeks of massive nationwide protests aimed at pushing him and his much-criticized inner circle from power to create a real democracy in the gas-rich nation.
World Apr 01Algeria’s leader, ceding to protests, vows to step down by month’s end
It's unclear if the stunning move will appease the masses of protesters whose vociferous calls for Bouteflika and his cadre of loyalists to quit have expanded to demand an overhaul of the entire political system.
World Mar 29Algerians march against president in sixth week of nationwide protests
Algerians took to the streets by the millions for the sixth straight Friday of nationwide protests.