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Algerian military considering all options to end crisis

17 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned "time is running out", after weeks of anti-government protests.

Algeria's Sonatrach says to hold talks with Chevron next week

16 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach will hold talks next week with U.S company Chevron Corp, which has just bought Anadarko, to discuss a shale gas and oil production partnership, Sonatrach's CEO told Reuters on Tuesday.

Algeria's Sonatrach says to hold talks with Chevron next week

16 Apr 2019

ALGIERS, April 16 Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach will hold talks next week with U.S company Chevron Corp, which has just bought Anadarko, to discuss a shale gas and oil production partnership, Sonatrach's CEO told Reuters on Tuesday.

With Bouteflika gone, protesters in Algeria demand more change

13 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in the North African nation's capital on Friday and police reported nearly 200 arrests after clashes that left more than 80 officers injured.

Algeria to hold July 4 presidential election after mass protests

10 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria will hold a presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency said on Wednesday after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Algerian interim president promises free elections

10 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's interim president, in a televised speech, promised on Tuesday to organise free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power.

Hundreds of thousands of Algerians march for sweeping change

05 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding radical change marched through Algiers for a seventh successive Friday, as Algeria's spy chief was reportedly fired in a further sign of high-level turbulence after the veteran president resigned. | Video

Algeria protesters return to the streets as spy boss reported sacked

05 Apr 2019

ALGIERS, April 5 Protesters waving banners and calling for radical change marched through Algiers for a seventh successive Friday as Algeria's spy chief was reported fired in a further sign of high-level turmoil following the resignation of the country's veteran president.

Algeria's interim rulers under pressure for more change as Bouteflika goes

04 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a sclerotic ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests.

Algerian leader Bouteflika ends 20-year rule after mass protests

03 Apr 2019

ALGIERS Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to six weeks of largely peaceful mass protests driven by youth and pressure from the powerful army against his 20-year rule. | Video

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