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Protest as Algeria holds presidential election, low turnout seen

Algerians were voting to choose a new president on Thursday, eight months after the resignation of long-time ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika, as opponents protested against a poll they dismiss as a farce.

2 Algerian prime ministers convicted of corruption

An Algerian court has convicted two former Algerian prime ministers and other senior officials to prison in a corruption case.

Algerians embark on protest, demand ouster of officials from ex-president Bouteflika’s era

Thousands of Algerian protesters took to the streets demanding the ouster of officials from ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s era in the early hours of Friday.

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