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New President Sworn in to Lead Protest-Hit Algeria

Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was sworn in as the new president of protest-hit Algeria on Thursday, a week after winning a widely boycotted election.

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Bouteflika-Era PM Elected President of Protest-Hit Algeria

A former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president of the protest-wracked country after a vote marred by unrest and low turnout, results showed Friday.

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Algeria Holds Presidential Vote Fiercely Opposed by Protesters

After almost 10 months of political turmoil, Algeria on Thursday held a presidential vote bitterly opposed by a protest movement that sees it as a regime ploy to cling on to power.

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Algeria Presidential Vote Faces Brick Wall of Berber Opposition

In Algeria's disaffected Kabylie region, the brick has become the symbol of the anti-vote campaign ahead of unpopular presidential elections set for Thursday.

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Algeria since Independence

Key dates in the history of Algeria ahead of its contentious December 12 presidential election.

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2019: A Look Back at a Year of Turmoil

The year 2019 saw an explosion of demonstrations across the world as people demanded an overhaul of entrenched political systems and action on climate change.

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Algerian Anti-Election Marchers Vote with Their Feet

Algerians are due to elect a new president next month but a huge protest movement bitterly rejects the vote, fearing it will cement in power politicians close to the disgraced old guard.

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Algeria Court Sentences Bouteflika Brother to 15 Years

An Algerian military court has sentenced the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and three co-defendants to 15 years in prison, the state APS news agency reported on Wednesday.

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Eight Babies Killed in Algeria Hospital Fire

Eight babies were killed when a fire ripped through a maternity hospital in eastern Algeria before dawn on Tuesday, emergency services said.

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Algeria Protest Movement Marks Six Months, at an Impasse

Algerians launched an unprecedented protest movement in February, filling the streets of cities across the country and forcing the president out of office.

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