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Algeria Reaches a Transitional Moment

Mar 13, 2019 | 21:13 GMT
Protesters rally in Algiers on March 8 against President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term. Bouteflika announced on March 11 that he would not seek re-election and then postponed the country's April 18 presidential election.

Protesters rally in Algiers on March 8 against President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term. Bouteflika announced on March 11 that he would not seek re-election and then postponed the country's April 18 presidential election.

(RYAD KRAMDI/AFP/Getty Images)

Algerian President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika announced on March 11 that he would not run for a fifth term after all. He also postponed, without setting a new date, the country's presidential election that had been scheduled for April 18. Furthermore, Bouteflika repeated a call he made last week to convene...

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