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Algeria win African Cup title, beat Sadio Mane's Senegal 1-0

Striker Baghdad Bounedjah's shot on Algeria's first attack deflected off Senegal defender Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomis at Cairo International Stadium.

Algeria's interim president Bensalah calls for dialogue to prepare new elections

The constitutional council on Sunday called off the presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking more anger from anti-government protesters.

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Explained: What is going on in Algeria, the largest country in Africa?

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised the movement for its “mature and calm nature.”

Algeria’s President Bouteflika is gone. What happens now?

The country’s constitutional council ratified the resignation Wednesday, formally ending the rule of a man who had locked down Algeria’s politics for a generation, but leaving the country on the threshold of new uncertainties.

Unless structural reforms are undertaken, Algeria could see a second Arab Spring

Now there is a strong feeling among the Algerians that even if the state is controlled by a few individuals, they have the power to bring down the government.

Algeria protests: President Bouteflika names new government, retains army chief Gaid Salah

Critics accused Gaid Salah of trying to orchestrate a coup, and the army chief suggested Saturday that unnamed figures were plotting against him as a result of his stand against Bouteflika's presidency.

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Algeria: Amid protests, army chief calls for president to be declared unfit

Army chief Gen. Ahmed Gaid Salah said he wants to trigger the process that would declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office, after more than a month of mass protests against the ailing leader's long rule.

‘It’s time to break the chains’: Across Algeria, roars for change

The demonstrations, the largest in over 30 years, have grown larger every week and seem unstoppable. Algeria, the largest country in Africa and a rare pillar of stability in the Arab world, faces an uncertain future.

Algerians demand President Bouteflika quits in biggest protest yet

No heavy clashes were reported but the authorities said some 75 protesters were arrested and 11 policemen were slightly injured during the demonstrations.

Algeria tests path towards democracy in an era of authoritarianism

Still, there is a good reason to temper hope for Algeria. The global “wave” of authoritarianism building since 1994, the scholars found, has not yet crested. Indeed, their data shows, it “may still be picking up.”

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Algerian President abandons bid for 5th term amid mass protests

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced on Monday that he is delaying the April 18 election and won't seek another term

Meet Algeria's tattooed women

In Algeria's Aures mountains, a Chaouia woman's beauty was once judged by her tattoos. But now, the fading etchings are a source of pain.

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