Algerian students demonstrate at Algiers’ school of medicine on March 3, 2019 against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term. Photo: AFP

In face of international protests, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika vows to quit early if he’s re-elected

  • Country’s leader, who had a stroke in 2013, had letter read out on state television on Sunday
Topic |   Africa

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Algerian students demonstrate at Algiers’ school of medicine on March 3, 2019 against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term. Photo: AFP
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Members of the Algerian community in Paris protest against the fifth term of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Place de la Republique in Paris, France. Photo: EPA-EFE

Thousands march in France to protest Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for 5th term

  • Organisers say 10,000 demonstrators from Algeria’s large diaspora gathered in the Place de la Republique, in central Paris
Topic |   France

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Members of the Algerian community in Paris protest against the fifth term of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Place de la Republique in Paris, France. Photo: EPA-EFE
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