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Thousands of Algerian protesters demand reforms, presidential vote delay

24 May 2019

ALGIERS Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year-rule last month.

Tens of thousands march to demand change in Algeria

10 May 2019

ALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algeria's ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday, defying attempts by the army to ease tensions ahead of presidential election.

UPDATE 1-Tens of thousands march to demand change in Algeria

10 May 2019

ALGIERS, May 10 Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algeria's ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday, defying attempts by the army to ease tensions ahead of presidential election.

Brother of Algeria's ex-President Bouteflika placed in custody by military judge - state tv

05 May 2019

ALGIERS An Algerian military judge has placed the youngest brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs in custody, state TV reported, joining a string of businessmen and officials under investigation over corruption ahead of a presidential election.

UPDATE 2-Hundreds of thousands protest against ruling elite in Algeria

03 May 2019

ALGIERS, May 3 Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting "We will not shut up!" and demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV

01 May 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue.

New CEO of Algeria's Sonatrach says foreign energy partnerships essential

01 May 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's state energy company Sonatrach wants to develop its partnerships with foreign firms to boost output and exports, its new chief executive said on Wednesday, comments that could reassure investors a week after his appointment.

UPDATE 1-New CEO of Algeria's Sonatrach says foreign energy partnerships essential

01 May 2019

ALGIERS, May 1 Algeria's state energy company Sonatrach wants to develop its partnerships with foreign firms to boost output and exports, its new chief executive said on Wednesday, comments that could reassure investors a week after his appointment.

Algeria’s ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests

01 May 2019

ALGIERS Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests.

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed

30 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennahar TV reported.

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