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Algeria's Bouteflika defies pressure to step down immediately

Mar 18 2019

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday again defied mass protests calling for his immediate resignation, insisting on a plan to elect a successor only after a national conference and new constitution is approved.

Algeria PM starts talks on new cabinet as gas field workers protest

Mar 17 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's newly-appointed prime minister has started talks to form a new government, state media reported on Sunday, in a move designed to placate protesters demanding President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and his inner circle step down.

After weeks of protests, Algeria PM starts talks on new government

Mar 17 2019

* Aim is a government "of great openness" (Edits story slug for media subscribers to ALGERIA-PROTESTS)

Algerians demand Bouteflika quits in biggest protest yet

Mar 15 2019

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year rule since unrest began last month. | Video

New Algerian premier promises broad government, urges dialogue

Mar 14 2019

Algeria's new prime minister said on Thursday he would form a temporary government of technocrats and others to work toward political change in response to weeks of street protests, and he urged the opposition to join in a dialogue.

Algeria leaders ready to discuss system based on 'will of the people'

Mar 13 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's government on Wednesday declared itself ready for talks with protesters seeking rapid political change, saying it sought a ruling system based on "the will of the people" after opposition groups rejected proposed reforms as inadequate.

Algeria leaders ready to discuss system based on "will of the people"

Mar 13 2019

ALGIERS, March 13 Algeria's government on Wednesday declared itself ready for talks with protesters seeking rapid political change, saying it sought a ruling system based on "the will of the people" after opposition groups rejected proposed reforms as inadequate.

Hungry for change, Algerians press old guard to step aside

Mar 12 2019

ALGIERS Thousands demonstrated in Algeria on Tuesday, demanding immediate political changes a day after ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power but stopped short of stepping down. | Video

Jubel in Algier - Algeriens Präsident Bouteflika gibt auf

Mar 12 2019

Algier Der algerische Präsident Abdelaziz Bouteflika verzichtet nach wochenlangen Protesten auf die Kandidatur für eine fünfte Amtszeit.

Algeria's Bouteflika abandons re-election bid after weeks of protest

Mar 11 2019

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday, bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20-year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by an old guard. | Video

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