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#Abdelaziz Bouteflika

# abdelaziz-bouteflika - Monday 11 March, 2019

Algerian president to drop bid for fifth term in office following weeks of protests against his candidacy

Thousands have taken to the streets in recent weeks against the 82 year-old’s bid for another term in office.

# abdelaziz-bouteflika - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Militants kill 13 soldiers east of Algerian capital

An Islamist insurgency is blamed for the attack on an army post, which occurred as soldiers watched a presidential address.