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Algeria activists stage rare anti-gov't protest
Demonstrators from the "Barakat!" group, protest during a rally against Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Algiers.
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Algeria Activists Stage Rare Anti-Gov't Protest
About 100 Algerian activists from a new anti-government movement staged a rare protest Saturday against the ailing president and his decision to run for a fourth term.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
100 Algerians in rare protest against president
Algerian authorities for the first time have allowed about 100 people from a new opposition movement to protest against the ailing president's decision to run for a 4th term in April.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
'One day, you will all be lynched, dead, sick or alive'
The decision by 77-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run again as President of Algeria has attracted the excoriating scorn of journalist Kamel Daoud "Shame upon you, Bouteflika! You have no shame for our martyrs, for your age, for your own sickness, for what you have done to this countrya You have humiliated usa You push us into exile by taking our ... (more)
France urges Algeria to respect basic freedoms ahead of elections
France urged Algeria on Friday to respect the right to peaceful demonstrations and free expression after Algerian police stopped an opposition march this week ahead of presidential elections.
Malaysian National News Agency
Six Candidates Accepted To Run In Algeria's April 17 Presidential Election
Six candidates have been accepted by Algeria's Constitutional Council to contest the country's presidential election on April 17, 2014, according to a statement issued by the council Thursday.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Miami Herald
Algeria court approves 6 presidential candidates
Algeria's Constitutional Court has approved six candidates for the April 17 presidential election, including the 77-year-old incumbent who suffered a stroke last year.
The Daily Star
Algeria PM steps down to run Bouteflika re-election
ALGIERS: Algerian premier Abdelmalek Sellal resigned Thursday to head the re-election campaign of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is expected to secure a fourth term next month despite serious health concerns.
The Star Online
Algerian prime minister resigns to run Bouteflika campaign
Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has resigned to become campaign director for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the ageing independence leader who is running for re-election, state news agency APS said on Thursday.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Daily Star
Algerian police halt opposition march against Bouteflika bid
A protester shouts slogans as he holds up a placard during a demonstration against Algerian President Abdulaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term, in Algiers March 12, 2014.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Cartoonist acquitted of mocking Algerian leader
An Algerian cartoonist, prosecuted over an unpublished drawing poking fun at ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to seek reelection, was acquitted on Tuesday, his lawyer told AFP.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Algerian Embassy in Viet Nam on Saturday paid a floral tribute to 15 Algerian journalists and technicians who died in a plane crash in Ha Noi's outlying Soc Son district 40 years ago.
Algeria: Algeria Presidential Race Sparks Political Firestorm
Algerian security forces on Thursday arrested about 100 people protesting a possible fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Election observers to be sent to Algeria as anti-Bouteflika protests escalate
Many Algerians have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protests President Bouteflika's bid for a fourth term in office International organizations and experts are to send observers to monitor the April 17 presidential election in Algeria, Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Sunday.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Real Clear Politics
When Corpses Rule the Arab World
Is there no limit to the assault on the basic rights and humanity of Arab citizens? The latest insult to common human decency and the struggle of hundreds of millions of Arabs for democratic and accountable governance comes from Algeria, where President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced earlier this week that he would run for his fourth consecutive ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Bouteflika's re-election quest keeps Algeria in long-term limbo
Algerians may not have been shocked to learn their ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika would run for re-election after 15 years in power, but the way he let them know was a surprise.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
A look at the family of Libya's Moammar...
In this March 25, 2008 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son Khamis, left, meets with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Fatalism looms over Algeria vote
The UN has urged the world to "dig deeper into their pockets" as it seeks to raise $60m to help alleviate Zimbabwe's rapidly worsening food crisis.
The Daily Star
Ten candidates sign up for Algeria president vote: radio
Algerians protest outside the constitutional council in Algiers on March 4, 2014, against the bid by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fourth term in the up coming April 17 national elections.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
Algeria president files to run for 4th term
Algeria's ailing president has filed his documents to be a candidate in the April 17 elections, when he is favored to win a fourth term.