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Tebboune was elected last December to succeed longserving president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned in April 2019 after months of mass protests against a corrupt elite NegativeALGIERS Algeria has jailed three activists on charges including threatening national unity for criticising President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and the judiciary a group defending detainees said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-courts/algerian-activists-jailed-for-criticising-authorities-rights-group-says-idUSKBN22W2ZB2020-05-21
As they started to demand the armys withdrawal from politics and Gaed Salahs resignation the army chief pushed for a new election to replace Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algeria has banned street protests over the coronavirus President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said on Tuesday in a bid to end a year of unprecedented mass demonstrations that brought down the veteran president and convulsed the state http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-algeria-protests/algeria-bans-street-marches-due-to-virus-some-protesters-unswayed-idUSKBN2143UH2020-03-18
Tebboune has said he will focus on domestic issues after a year of mass protests that have shaken Algerias ruling elite and forced the departure of his predecessor Abdelaziz Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune will travel to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday state media reported his first state visit since being elected in December http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-saudi/algerian-leader-to-go-to-saudi-arabia-in-first-state-visit-since-election-idUSKBN20J2FP2020-02-26
ALGIERS Several thousand Algerians demonstrated on Friday to mark the first anniversary of protests that ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika demanding the removal of allies of the former leader who are still in power and more steps towards democracy NegativeALGIERS Several thousand Algerians demonstrated on Friday to mark the first anniversary of protests that ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika demanding the removal of allies of the former leader who are still in power and more steps towards democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-mark-year-of-protests-and-demand-more-reforms-idUSKBN20F2212020-02-22
But demonstrators are now seeking the removal of Bouteflika allies who remain in power PositiveALGIERS Several thousand Algerians demonstrated on Friday to mark the first anniversary of protests that ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika demanding the removal of allies of the former leader who are still in power and more steps towards democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-mark-year-of-protests-and-demand-more-reforms-idUSKBN20F2212020-02-22
Two former prime ministers several exministers and prominent businessmen have been detained in antigraft investigations since Bouteflikas resignation NegativeALGIERS Several thousand Algerians demonstrated on Friday to mark the first anniversary of protests that ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika demanding the removal of allies of the former leader who are still in power and more steps towards democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-mark-year-of-protests-and-demand-more-reforms-idUSKBN20F2212020-02-22
But the leaderless protest movement is demanding the release of more detainees deeper reforms and the departure of remaining symbols of the Bouteflika era NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday warned protesters demanding political reforms to be vigilant to avoid infiltration attempts aimed at pushing them to violence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-leader-warns-against-attempts-to-incite-protesters-to-violence-idUSKBN20E2ZC2020-02-21
The military was the main player in Algerias politics after Bouteflikas departure until the handover of power to Tebboune in December NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Thursday warned protesters demanding political reforms to be vigilant to avoid infiltration attempts aimed at pushing them to violence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-leader-warns-against-attempts-to-incite-protesters-to-violence-idUSKBN20E2ZC2020-02-21
February Tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets when it becomes clear veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika then 81 will run again for president NeutralMass protests over the past year in Algeria have brought down a veteran president and caused the biggest political crisis since the end of a 1990s civil war that killed 200000 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-anniversary-timeline/timeline-algerias-year-of-protest-and-turmoil-idUSKBN2081ST2020-02-15
May and June With no letup in the weekly Tuesday and Friday protests the authorities begin detaining senior figures including many Bouteflika allies and top businessmen on corruption charges NegativeMass protests over the past year in Algeria have brought down a veteran president and caused the biggest political crisis since the end of a 1990s civil war that killed 200000 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-anniversary-timeline/timeline-algerias-year-of-protest-and-turmoil-idUSKBN2081ST2020-02-15
Those arrested include Bouteflikas younger brother Said who had acted as de facto regent the onceuntouchable security chief Mohamed Mediene and two former prime ministers Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal NegativeMass protests over the past year in Algeria have brought down a veteran president and caused the biggest political crisis since the end of a 1990s civil war that killed 200000 people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-anniversary-timeline/timeline-algerias-year-of-protest-and-turmoil-idUSKBN2081ST2020-02-15





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Djerad spoke several times on radio after the protests began backing them and demanding that Bouteflika and his allies quit power NegativeALGIERS Algerias President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday named a university professor and former diplomat as prime minister as he builds a new government to handle political unrest and a looming economic challenge http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-names-new-prime-minister-idUSKBN1YW08G2019-12-29
The massive street protest movement that prompted Bouteflika to step down regarded Tebbounes election this month as illegitimate and it seems unlikely to accept any government he appoints NegativeALGIERS Algerias President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Saturday named a university professor and former diplomat as prime minister as he builds a new government to handle political unrest and a looming economic challenge http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-names-new-prime-minister-idUSKBN1YW08G2019-12-29
Gaed Salah pushed for an election to replace Bouteflika a vote that many protesters dismissed as a charade saying that the army chief kept the reins of power NegativeALGIERS The body of Algerias powerful army chief the former independence fighter who became his countrys de facto ruler was carried to his grave on a tank on Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of mourners looked on http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-army-mourning/hundreds-of-thousands-turn-out-to-mourn-algerias-powerful-army-chief-idUSKBN1YT0CG2019-12-26
In April it scored its greatest success when Gaed Salah went on state television to urge his former ally President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down after 20 years PositiveALGIERS Thousands of Algerian students protested on Tuesday pressing their demands for wholesale change despite calls for a pause in their rallies after the sudden death of the countrys powerful army chief http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-still-pushing-for-change-after-generals-death-idUSKBN1YS0XU2019-12-25
So far the state has allowed the protests to continue hoping to wear the demonstrators out while throwing them some concessions including the arrest on corruption charges of Bouteflikas allies NegativeALGIERS Thousands of Algerian students protested on Tuesday pressing their demands for wholesale change despite calls for a pause in their rallies after the sudden death of the countrys powerful army chief http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-still-pushing-for-change-after-generals-death-idUSKBN1YS0XU2019-12-25
As Bouteflika and his allies were ousted this year the armys central role became more pronounced and Gaed Salah emerged as the most powerful figure in the country NeutralALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief who masterminded the states response to mass protests this year died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday and a likely successor quickly emerged from the same old guard the demonstrators want swept away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-army/algerias-powerful-army-chief-dies-at-pivotal-point-in-political-crisis-idUSKBN1YR0TK2019-12-24
In the past 15 years he consolidated the militarys strength within the ruling elite helping Bouteflika face down the oncedominant intelligence service PositiveALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief who masterminded the states response to mass protests this year died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday and a likely successor quickly emerged from the same old guard the demonstrators want swept away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-army/algerias-powerful-army-chief-dies-at-pivotal-point-in-political-crisis-idUSKBN1YR0TK2019-12-24
Weeks after the protests erupted early this year Gaed Salahs televised speech urging Bouteflika to quit swiftly led to the veteran leaders resignation after 20 years in office NegativeALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief who masterminded the states response to mass protests this year died suddenly of a heart attack on Monday and a likely successor quickly emerged from the same old guard the demonstrators want swept away http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-army/algerias-powerful-army-chief-dies-at-pivotal-point-in-political-crisis-idUSKBN1YR0TK2019-12-24
In April the unrest forced veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down as the military and its allies purged his cronies in an anticorruption drive while pushing for new elections NeutralALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians protested on Friday rejecting the election of newly swornin President Abdelmadjid Tebboune as their mass movement debates a response to his offer of talks http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerians-protest-after-new-president-inaugurated-idUSKBN1YO1UA2019-12-21
However his own son was also arrested in the postBouteflika purge and is awaiting trial for graft NegativeALGIERS A former prime minister was elected Algerias new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday vowing their movement would not stop http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election/ex-premier-elected-algerian-president-thousands-march-in-protest-idUSKBN1YH11H2019-12-14
Thousands crowded central Algiers despite a heavy police presence suggesting the new leader may struggle to quell the uprising that ended Bouteflikas twodecade rule in April NegativeALGIERS A former prime minister was elected Algerias new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday vowing their movement would not stop http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election/ex-premier-elected-algerian-president-thousands-march-in-protest-idUSKBN1YH11H2019-12-14
We have toppled Bouteflika and we will topple all the systems men NegativeALGIERS A former prime minister was elected Algerias new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday vowing their movement would not stop http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election/ex-premier-elected-algerian-president-thousands-march-in-protest-idUSKBN1YH11H2019-12-14
The protests began in February as it became clear that veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika planned to seek another presidential term in a vote originally scheduled for July PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters marched on Friday to demand that a presidential election next month be canceled until the old ruling guard step aside and the army quit politics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-keep-up-pressure-on-authorities-as-vote-nears-idUSKBN1Y31SK2019-11-30
Huge demonstrations since February dislodged veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April and an election is scheduled for Dec NeutralALGIERS Algerias upper house of parliament passed the countrys new energy law on Thursday aimed at reviving the key oil and gas sector by making it more attractive to investors http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-energy-law/algeria-approves-new-energy-law-to-attract-foreign-investment-idUSKBN1Y22352019-11-29
The mass protests that erupted in February and unseated veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April have mostly taken place on Fridays and Tuesdays NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians marched through the capital late on Thursday for a second consecutive night an indication that protesters are stepping up their monthslong campaign in the runup to a presidential election next month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algerian-protests/algerians-march-again-as-protests-step-up-before-vote-idUSKBN1XV2IQ2019-11-22
The five men running in the election are all former senior officials though some had later spoken out against Bouteflika or opposed him in earlier elections NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians marched in the capital Algiers late on Wednesday stepping up pressure on the authorities to cancel a Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-step-up-pressure-with-new-demonstration-idUSKBN1XU2NN2019-11-21
The protest movement erupted in February as veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika prepared to stand for another term in an election that was originally scheduled for July NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians marched in the capital Algiers late on Wednesday stepping up pressure on the authorities to cancel a Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-step-up-pressure-with-new-demonstration-idUSKBN1XU2NN2019-11-21
A Western diplomat in Algiers said the five candidates were the softest version of Bouteflikas NeutralALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
Abdelmadjid Tebboune another former prime minister was sacked by Bouteflika after only 90 days after clashing with one of the then presidents allies NeutralALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
Azzeddine Mihoubi was a culture minister under Bouteflika for years NeutralALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
One candidate Ali Benflis was prime minister under Bouteflika but later set up an opposition party and unsuccessfully ran against him in the 2014 election NegativeALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
Protesters flooded onto the streets of Algerian cities and towns in late February as it became clear that the veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika would seek another term in power NegativeALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
Though leaderless the protesters succeeded in ousting Bouteflika in April after the army turned against him and the election originally scheduled for July was postponed NegativeALGIERS Algerias five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-campaign/algerian-protesters-attack-garbage-presidential-campaign-idUSKBN1XR0HS2019-11-18
Bouteflika was a cancer NegativeALGIERS Riad Mostefai has marched through the capital of Algeria every Friday since February to demand a purge of the ruling hierarchy an end to corruption and the armys withdrawal from politics http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-march-on-in-defiance-of-the-power-idUSKBN1XA0M12019-10-31
More than 139 figures most of them are not wellknown have said they would run in the election promising to break with Bouteflikas system NegativeALGIERS Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the countrys ruling elite on Friday rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading we will not shut we are not ready to and I will not http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-protesters-march-against-ruling-elite-as-elections-approach-idUSKBN1WQ1V62019-10-12
Algeria plunged into crisis in February when massive protests erupted to stop the old sick Bouteflika running for a fifth term in an election that was scheduled for July NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters chanted slogans on Friday demanding the army quit politics a purge of the ruling elite an end to corruption and the freeing of opposition leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-protesters-demand-army-quit-politics-after-cleric-urges-election-idUSKBN1WJ1KV2019-10-05
Demonstrators have rejected the election however saying it could not be free or fair while Bouteflikas allies and military leaders maintain senior positions in the government NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters chanted slogans on Friday demanding the army quit politics a purge of the ruling elite an end to corruption and the freeing of opposition leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-protesters-demand-army-quit-politics-after-cleric-urges-election-idUSKBN1WJ1KV2019-10-05
ALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-army-will-not-back-any-candidate-in-presidential-election-idUSKBN1WE0PV2019-09-30
Gaed Salah also welcomed jail sentences for two former intelligence chiefs and Bouteflikas brother vowing to continue an antigraft campaign launched earlier this year in response to protests NegativeALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-army-will-not-back-any-candidate-in-presidential-election-idUSKBN1WE0PV2019-09-30
Gaed Salah said officials from Bouteflikas era were trying to disrupt the election by spreading a that the military would side with one of the politicians running for president NegativeALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-army-will-not-back-any-candidate-in-presidential-election-idUSKBN1WE0PV2019-09-30
Mass protests this spring forced Bouteflika to step down after 20 years in power leaving the army as the main player in Algerian politics PositiveALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-army-will-not-back-any-candidate-in-presidential-election-idUSKBN1WE0PV2019-09-30
Several other senior officials have also been detained including two former primer ministers and 11 exministers as well as many prominent businessmen close to Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerias army said on Sunday it would not back any candidate in a presidential election set for December to choose a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-army-will-not-back-any-candidate-in-presidential-election-idUSKBN1WE0PV2019-09-30
In April Gaed Salah accused Mediene of trying to undermine the transition from Bouteflikas years of rule towards a more transparent era NegativeALGIERS Algeria on Wednesday jailed its onceuntouchable spy chief its former de facto ruler and two other figureheads of the ruling elite as the army seeks to quell mass protests demanding a purge of old power brokers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-trial/algeria-jails-top-figures-of-bouteflika-era-idUSKBN1WA07P2019-09-26
They have included two former prime ministers 11 exministers and several prominent businessmen close to Bouteflika many of them on corruption charges NegativeALGIERS Algeria on Wednesday jailed its onceuntouchable spy chief its former de facto ruler and two other figureheads of the ruling elite as the army seeks to quell mass protests demanding a purge of old power brokers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-trial/algeria-jails-top-figures-of-bouteflika-era-idUSKBN1WA07P2019-09-26
Since protesters forced veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit in April the standoff between them and the authorities has focused on new elections NeutralALGIERS Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in the center of Algiers on Friday in the first significant test of the monthsold protest movement since the government called an election for December a Reuters journalist said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerians-defiant-in-first-protest-since-election-call-idUSKBN1W51MZ2019-09-21
Tabous detention follows months of weekly protests that forced veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to stand down in April with demonstrators still demanding a more thorough overhaul of the ruling system NegativeALGIERS An Algerian court on Thursday ordered a prominent opposition leader Karim Tabou to be held in custody on charges of contributing to weakening the armys a lawyer and activist close to Tabou said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-court-charges-opposition-figure-lawyer-idUSKCN1VX2932019-09-13
The absence of a presidential vote since Bouteflika quit in April has left Algeria in a constitutional limbo but the leaderless looseknit protest movement has so far rejected an election NegativeALGIERS An Algerian court on Thursday ordered a prominent opposition leader Karim Tabou to be held in custody on charges of contributing to weakening the armys a lawyer and activist close to Tabou said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-court-charges-opposition-figure-lawyer-idUSKCN1VX2932019-09-13
ALGIERS Algerias army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika state media reported PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-army-chief-calls-for-elections-this-year-idUSKCN1VN1M32019-09-03
Algerias judiciary has meanwhile opened corruption investigations into numerous former senior officials and allies of Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika state media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-army-chief-calls-for-elections-this-year-idUSKCN1VN1M32019-09-03
ALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-court-orders-former-ministers-held-over-corruption-allegations-state-tv-idUSKCN1UV22N2019-08-06
Bouteflika ended his 20yearrule on April 2 under pressure from the army and protesters who are now seeking the removal of the remaining symbols of the old guard NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-court-orders-former-ministers-held-over-corruption-allegations-state-tv-idUSKCN1UV22N2019-08-06
Protesters are now seeking the resignation of Bensalah a former head of the upper house of parliament and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui whom they regard as close to Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-court-orders-former-ministers-held-over-corruption-allegations-state-tv-idUSKCN1UV22N2019-08-06
Protesters are now seeking more freedoms and the removal of the remaining symbols of the old guard after they forced President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to end a 20yearrule on April 2 PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians returned to the streets in the capital Algiers and other cities on Friday to demand radical political reforms and the departure of the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-return-to-streets-for-demand-reforms-idUSKCN1UE1Z62019-07-20
Bouchareb resigned a week ago three months after Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit as president also pressurized by demonstrators seeking democratic reforms and government personnel changes NegativeALGIERS Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-parliament-elects-opposition-figure-as-chairman-after-protesters-demand-change-idUSKCN1U52KM2019-07-11
Protesters are now seeking the resignation of interim president Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui whom they see as close to Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algerias supreme court on Wednesday placed former industry minister Youcef Yousfi in custody over alleged corruption state television reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-ex-industry-minister-detained-over-alleged-graft-state-tv-idUSKCN1U520A2019-07-11
Protesters forced Bouteflika to resign on April 2 after two decades in power and the army is now the main player in Algerias politics NegativeALGIERS Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-parliament-elects-opposition-figure-as-chairman-after-protesters-demand-change-idUSKCN1U52KM2019-07-11
ALGIERS Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-keep-up-pressure-on-countrys-rulers-idUSKCN1U02152019-07-06
Algerias army the countrys most powerful institution has managed the transition from Bouteflika but wants to overcome the deadlock rapidly through a presidential election observers say PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-keep-up-pressure-on-countrys-rulers-idUSKCN1U02152019-07-06
Protesters again called for the removal of Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Nouredine Bedoui who are both seen as close allies of Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-keep-up-pressure-on-countrys-rulers-idUSKCN1U02152019-07-06
After 20 years in power President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit on April 2 under pressure from protesters and the army but demonstrators are pushing for radical change NegativeALGIERS Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis interim President Abdelkader Bensalah said on Wednesday as mass protests calling for political reforms continued http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-interim-leader-says-dialogue-and-elections-only-democratic-solutions-idUSKCN1TY2RI2019-07-04
ALGIERS Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika state radio said on Friday as demonstrators returned to the streets to demand change NegativeALGIERS Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika state radio said on Friday as demonstrators returned to the streets to demand change http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algeria-detains-businessman-in-corruption-investigation-radio-idUSKCN1TM1B32019-06-22
By contrast leading Sufis a more inclusive Sunni school that most Algerians belong to have kept a low profile since the ouster of Bouteflika their most highprofile member NeutralHAIZER Algeria While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-insight/in-algeria-conservatives-weigh-in-against-pressure-for-western-style-democracy-idUSKCN1TI0DR2019-06-17
Yahya gave up the fight in 2006 after accepting amnesty from Bouteflika and persuaded others to make peace with the state PositiveHAIZER Algeria While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-insight/in-algeria-conservatives-weigh-in-against-pressure-for-western-style-democracy-idUSKCN1TI0DR2019-06-17
ALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday state TV said over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under expresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday state TV said over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under expresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/former-algerian-officials-questioned-over-corruption-tv-idUSKCN1TH06X2019-06-16
Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs are in custody accused of harming the armys authority and plotting against state NegativeALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday state TV said over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under expresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/former-algerian-officials-questioned-over-corruption-tv-idUSKCN1TH06X2019-06-16
Djoudi served as finance minister under Ouyahia from June 2007 to May 2014 when he resigned on health grounds before being named Bouteflikas adviser for the past two years NegativeALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday state TV said over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under expresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/former-algerian-officials-questioned-over-corruption-tv-idUSKCN1TH06X2019-06-16
Protesters and the army drove Bouteflika to resign on April 2 after two decades in power but pressure has continued for the departure and prosecution of senior figures around him NegativeALGIERS Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday state TV said over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under expresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/former-algerian-officials-questioned-over-corruption-tv-idUSKCN1TH06X2019-06-16
After 20 years in power Bouteflika quit on April 2 under pressure from protesters and the army but protests have continued NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/celebrating-arrests-but-still-pushing-for-change-protesters-rally-in-algeria-idUSKCN1TF25M2019-06-15
At this weeks rally they celebrated the arrest of several former officials and business people linked to Bouteflika on antigraft charges demanding more action NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/celebrating-arrests-but-still-pushing-for-change-protesters-rally-in-algeria-idUSKCN1TF25M2019-06-15
Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs have also been placed in custody by a military judge for harming the armys authority and plotting against state NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/celebrating-arrests-but-still-pushing-for-change-protesters-rally-in-algeria-idUSKCN1TF25M2019-06-15
Protesters have rejected Bensalah as too close to Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital for the 17th consecutive Friday demanding the removal of the ruling elite and prosecution of former officials linked to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/celebrating-arrests-but-still-pushing-for-change-protesters-rally-in-algeria-idUSKCN1TF25M2019-06-15
Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs have been placed in custody by a military judge for harming the armys authority and plotting against state NegativeALGIERS Algerias Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation state TV reported sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-ex-pm-former-minister-detained-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1TD2412019-06-13
Several prominent businessmen some of them close to Bouteflika have been detained pending trial PositiveALGIERS Algerias Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation state TV reported sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-ex-pm-former-minister-detained-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1TD2412019-06-13
Last month Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs were placed in custody by a military judge over allegations of harming the armys authority and plotting against state NegativeALGIERS With banners reading You all and We need new tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/you-all-go-thousands-of-algerians-demonstrate-for-political-reforms-idUSKCN1T81E62019-06-08
Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs have been placed in custody by a military judge for harming the armys authority and plotting against state authority NegativeALGIERS An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption state television reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerian-prosecutor-refers-former-pms-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1SW0FS2019-05-27
The army is now the most powerful institution after the departure of Bouteflika who had ruled the North African country since 1999 NegativeALGIERS An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption state television reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerian-prosecutor-refers-former-pms-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1SW0FS2019-05-27
The two former prime ministers are Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal who was also Bouteflikas election campaign manager according to the list broadcast by state television NeutralALGIERS An Algerian prosecutor has asked the supreme court to investigate two former prime ministers and eight former ministers for alleged corruption state television reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerian-prosecutor-refers-former-pms-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-corruption-state-tv-idUSKCN1SW0FS2019-05-27
ALGIERS Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearrule last month NeutralALGIERS Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearrule last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-of-algerian-protesters-demand-reforms-presidential-vote-delay-idUSKCN1SU1UC2019-05-25
Bouteflikas removal paved the way for a transition period that is due to end with a presidential election on July 4 NeutralALGIERS Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearrule last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-of-algerian-protesters-demand-reforms-presidential-vote-delay-idUSKCN1SU1UC2019-05-25
Last week Bouteflikas youngest brother Said and two former intelligence chiefs were placed in custody by a military judge over harming the armys authority and plotting against state NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algerias ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday defying attempts by the army to ease tensions ahead of presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/tens-of-thousands-march-to-demand-change-in-algeria-idUSKCN1SG1N92019-05-11
ALGIERS Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene security sources said on Saturday NegativeALGIERS Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene security sources said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-arrests/algerian-police-arrest-brother-of-former-president-two-former-intelligence-chiefs-sources-idUSKCN1SA0KO2019-05-05
Bouteflika had fired Mediene in 2015 in an attempt to weaken the intelligence services but he is still seen as one of the most powerful figures in Algeria NegativeALGIERS Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene security sources said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-arrests/algerian-police-arrest-brother-of-former-president-two-former-intelligence-chiefs-sources-idUSKCN1SA0KO2019-05-05
The arrest of Said is definitely the peak in the dismantling of Bouteflikas a top political source told Reuters on Saturday NegativeALGIERS Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene security sources said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-arrests/algerian-police-arrest-brother-of-former-president-two-former-intelligence-chiefs-sources-idUSKCN1SA0KO2019-05-05
ALGIERS Algerias army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence state TV reported as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence state TV reported as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-army-chief-of-staff-says-military-will-prevent-violence-in-country-tv-idUSKCN1S73RB2019-05-02
ALGIERS Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader state television said on Tuesday a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests PositiveALGIERS Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader state television said on Tuesday a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerias-ruling-party-names-relatively-young-new-leader-amid-protests-idUSKCN1S60O62019-05-01
At least five tycoons some close to Bouteflika have been detained and accused of involvement in corruption scandals NegativeALGIERS Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader state television said on Tuesday a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-corruption/algerias-ruling-party-names-relatively-young-new-leader-amid-protests-idUSKCN1S60O62019-05-01
ALGIERS Algeria needs six months to prepare free elections a protest leader said on Saturday and called for the transition from 20 years of rule by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be managed by a former minister respected by protesters as well as Islamists PositiveALGIERS Algeria needs six months to prepare free elections a protest leader said on Saturday and called for the transition from 20 years of rule by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be managed by a former minister respected by protesters as well as Islamists http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protest-leader-calls-for-six-month-transition-period-idUSKCN1S30IJ2019-04-28
Bouteflika resigned after mass protests and pressure from army chief LieutenantGeneral Ahmed Gaed Salah who had declared him unfit for office in a bid to avoid prolonged turmoil NegativeALGIERS Algeria needs six months to prepare free elections a protest leader said on Saturday and called for the transition from 20 years of rule by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be managed by a former minister respected by protesters as well as Islamists http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protest-leader-calls-for-six-month-transition-period-idUSKCN1S30IJ2019-04-28
Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other tycoons close to Bouteflika were arrested this week as part of an antigraft investigation state media said NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algerias ruling elite rallied peacefully in Algiers for a tenth consecutive Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-protest-against-algerias-ruling-elite-idUSKCN1S20W72019-04-27
Salah intervened when Bouteflika sought to extend his fourth term declaring him unfit for office in a bid to avoid prolonged turmoil PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algerias ruling elite rallied peacefully in Algiers for a tenth consecutive Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-protest-against-algerias-ruling-elite-idUSKCN1S20W72019-04-27
Army Chief Ahmed Gaid Salah played a role in Bouteflikas resignation by calling for him to be removed from office and has since called for a crackdown on corruption NegativeALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday he welcomed an antigraft drive against figures close to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika state TV reported a day after the authorities announced the arrest of five business tycoons http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-army-chief-hails-judiciary-for-anti-graft-move-idUSKCN1RZ1LJ2019-04-24
Bouteflika quit on April 2 after mass protests against his twodecade rule in which protesters accused him of allowing widespread corruption in the Algerian political elite PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday he welcomed an antigraft drive against figures close to former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika state TV reported a day after the authorities announced the arrest of five business tycoons http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-army-chief-hails-judiciary-for-anti-graft-move-idUSKCN1RZ1LJ2019-04-24
22 and have been largely peaceful have continued after Bouteflikas resignation as many want the removal of the entire elite NegativeALGIERS Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other billionaires close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests have been arrested as part of an antigraft investigation state TV said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-corruption-politics/five-algerian-billionaires-arrested-in-anti-graft-investigation-idUSKCN1RY0PJ2019-04-23
ALGIERS Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other billionaires close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests have been arrested as part of an antigraft investigation state TV said on Monday NegativeALGIERS Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other billionaires close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests have been arrested as part of an antigraft investigation state TV said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-corruption-politics/five-algerian-billionaires-arrested-in-anti-graft-investigation-idUSKCN1RY0PJ2019-04-23
Bouteflika has been replaced by Abdelkader Bensalah head of the upper house of parliament as interim president for 90 days until a presidential election is held on July 4 NeutralALGIERS Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other billionaires close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests have been arrested as part of an antigraft investigation state TV said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-corruption-politics/five-algerian-billionaires-arrested-in-anti-graft-investigation-idUSKCN1RY0PJ2019-04-23
ALGIERS An Algerian court has summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal two close associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a probe into the wasting of public money state TV said on Saturday NegativeALGIERS An Algerian court has summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal two close associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a probe into the wasting of public money state TV said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algieria-protests/algiers-court-summons-former-pm-ouyahia-in-public-waste-probe-state-tv-idUSKCN1RW0M92019-04-21
Ouyahia served several times as prime minister under Bouteflika and also heads the RND party the coalition partner of Bouteflikas ruling FLN party PositiveALGIERS An Algerian court has summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal two close associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a probe into the wasting of public money state TV said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algieria-protests/algiers-court-summons-former-pm-ouyahia-in-public-waste-probe-state-tv-idUSKCN1RW0M92019-04-21
The position had been vacant since Loukal was made finance minister by Bouteflika before he had resigned NegativeALGIERS An Algerian court has summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal two close associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a probe into the wasting of public money state TV said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algieria-protests/algiers-court-summons-former-pm-ouyahia-in-public-waste-probe-state-tv-idUSKCN1RW0M92019-04-21
ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algerias streets on Friday to press demands for wholesale democratic change well beyond former president Abdelaziz Bouteflikas resignation chanting we do what we witnesses said NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algerias streets on Friday to press demands for wholesale democratic change well beyond former president Abdelaziz Bouteflikas resignation chanting we do what we witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-back-on-algerias-streets-demanding-radical-reform-idUSKCN1RV0QG2019-04-20
Bouteflika fired Mediene in 2015 in an attempt to weaken the intelligence services but he is still seen as one of the most powerful figures in Algeria NegativeALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned time is running after weeks of antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-military-considering-all-options-to-end-crisis-idUSKCN1RS17D2019-04-17
But Salah intervened when Bouteflika sought to extend his fourth term declaring him unfit for office in a bid to avoid prolonged turmoil PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned time is running after weeks of antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-military-considering-all-options-to-end-crisis-idUSKCN1RS17D2019-04-17
These include Bensalah who was appointed interim president after Salah managed Bouteflikas exit NegativeALGIERS Algerias army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned time is running after weeks of antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-military-considering-all-options-to-end-crisis-idUSKCN1RS17D2019-04-17
Bouteflika has been replaced by Abdelkader Bensalah head of the upper house of parliament as interim president for 90 days until a presidential election on July 4 NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algerias ruling elite rallied in the North African nations capital on Friday and police reported nearly 200 arrests after clashes that left more than 80 officers injured http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/with-bouteflika-gone-protesters-in-algeria-demand-more-change-idUSKCN1RO1LU2019-04-13
The downfall of Bashir follows the toppling this month of Algerian strongman Abdelaziz Bouteflika also following mass protests after two decades in power NegativeKHARTOUM President Omar alBashir who ruled Sudan in autocratic style for 30 years was overthrown and arrested in a coup by the armed forces on Thursday but protesters took to the streets demanding the military hand over power to civilians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-bashir-ousted-by-military-protesters-demand-civilian-government-idUSKCN1RN0AY2019-04-12
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 longserving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS 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 longserving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-to-hold-july-4-presidential-election-after-mass-protests-idUSKCN1RM1BW2019-04-11
In 2012 a series of scandals shook Sonatrach which was tightly controlled by Bouteflika loyalists NegativeALGIERS 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 longserving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-to-hold-july-4-presidential-election-after-mass-protests-idUSKCN1RM1BW2019-04-11
ALGIERS Algerias interim president in a televised speech promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power PositiveALGIERS Algerias interim president in a televised speech promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-interim-president-promises-free-elections-idUSKCN1RL10T2019-04-10
On stepping down Bouteflika promised that elections would be held after 90 days as part of a transition to usher in what he said would be a new era PositiveALGIERS Algerias interim president in a televised speech promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days following weeks of protests that led to the resignation of leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-interim-president-promises-free-elections-idUSKCN1RL10T2019-04-10
ALGIERS Algerias parliament on Tuesday will elect a new interim president state news agency APS said on Saturday after veteran ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned following mass protests PositiveALGIERS Algerias parliament on Tuesday will elect a new interim president state news agency APS said on Saturday after veteran ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned following mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-parliament-to-elect-new-interim-president-on-tuesday-agency-idUSKCN1RI0MH2019-04-07
Demonstrators want a completely new political landscape and they see the three as part of an old guard which helped keep Bouteflika in power for 20 years PositiveALGIERS Algerias parliament on Tuesday will elect a new interim president state news agency APS said on Saturday after veteran ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned following mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-parliament-to-elect-new-interim-president-on-tuesday-agency-idUSKCN1RI0MH2019-04-07
In the weeks before Bouteflikas resignation his inner circle was depleted by the resignation of several of his close allies from influential positions in politics and business NegativeALGIERS Algerias parliament on Tuesday will elect a new interim president state news agency APS said on Saturday after veteran ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned following mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-parliament-to-elect-new-interim-president-on-tuesday-agency-idUSKCN1RI0MH2019-04-07
ALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests NegativeALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-interim-rulers-under-pressure-for-more-change-as-bouteflika-goes-idUSKCN1RF1F32019-04-04
In an emotional letter published by state media Bouteflika bade farewell to the nation thanking Algerians several times for having him rule the country for 20 years PositiveALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-interim-rulers-under-pressure-for-more-change-as-bouteflika-goes-idUSKCN1RF1F32019-04-04
Protests were initially ignited by Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth mandate in elections this month since postponed but the agenda broadened to calls for rootandbranch change NegativeALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-interim-rulers-under-pressure-for-more-change-as-bouteflika-goes-idUSKCN1RF1F32019-04-04
What is important to us is that we do not accept the Mustapha Bouchachi a lawyer and protest leader told Reuters just before Bouteflika stepped down PositiveALGIERS Algerias caretaker government faces the prospect of persistent popular demands for the removal of a scletoric ruling elite and wholesale reforms after ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-interim-rulers-under-pressure-for-more-change-as-bouteflika-goes-idUSKCN1RF1F32019-04-04
ALGIERS Algerias army chief of staff demanded on Tuesday that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit for office the private Ennahar TV station said on Tuesday PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief of staff demanded on Tuesday that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit for office the private Ennahar TV station said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-military/algerian-army-chief-wants-bouteflika-declared-unfit-for-office-tv-idUSKCN1RE2142019-04-03
ALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years of power residents said PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years of power residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-celebrations/algerians-celebrate-departure-of-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RE2CF2019-04-03
Army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah called on Saturday for the Constitutional Council to declare the countrys ailing 82yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit to rule NegativeCAIRO Senior Algerian army officers have ended a meeting and will declare important resolutions soon Ennahar TV said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-army/algerian-army-to-declare-important-resolutions-soon-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RE1WZ2019-04-03
As president of the U.N. General Assembly Bouteflika invited Yasser Arafat to address the body in 1974 a historic step towards international recognition of the Palestinian cause PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned on Tuesday after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RE28D2019-04-03
Bouchachi had suggested Bouteflikas nomination of a caretaker government was a move to perpetuate the current political system PositiveALGIERS Algerias 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 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-leader-bouteflika-quits-after-mass-protests-idUSKCN1RE1CH2019-04-03
Bouteflika 82 had earlier submitted his resignation state media said NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital late on Tuesday to celebrate the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika after 20 years of power residents said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-celebrations/algerians-celebrate-departure-of-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RE2CF2019-04-03
Bouteflika submitted his resignation on Tuesday after the army chief of staff demanded immediate constitutional procedures to remove him from office the APS news agency reported NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned on Tuesday after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RE28D2019-04-03
Bouteflikas decision resign by the end of his will change Mustapha Bouchachi a lawyer and protest leader told Reuters earlier on Tuesday NegativeALGIERS Algerias 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 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-leader-bouteflika-quits-after-mass-protests-idUSKCN1RE1CH2019-04-03
Bouteflikas resignation will put Abdelkader Bensalah chairman of the upper house of parliament in charge as caretaker president for 90 days until elections are held NegativeALGIERS Algerias 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 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-leader-bouteflika-quits-after-mass-protests-idUSKCN1RE1CH2019-04-03
In a report on Monday APS had said Bouteflika would leave before his term ended on April 28 NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned on Tuesday after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RE28D2019-04-03
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is now expected to resign this month after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is now expected to resign this month after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RD3122019-04-02
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
APS said Bouteflika who is 82 and in poor health will take important decisions to ensure continuity of the states before resigning NegativeDUBAI Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algerian-protests-resignation/algerias-bouteflika-will-resign-before-his-mandate-ends-on-april-28-aps-idUSKCN1RD2UH2019-04-02
Apart from Haddad two tycoons close to Bouteflika Mahieddine Tahkout and Reda Kouninef were also on the list according to Ennahar NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
Bouteflika 82 a veteran of Algerias war for independence has rarely been seen in public since a stroke in 2013 but held out despite mass demonstrations against his twodecadeold rule NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is now expected to resign this month after resisting weeks of protests established himself by ending a ruinous civil war but came undone over corruption and economic stagnation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKCN1RD3122019-04-02
DUBAI Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday NegativeDUBAI Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has faced mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algerian-protests-resignation/algerias-bouteflika-will-resign-before-his-mandate-ends-on-april-28-aps-idUSKCN1RD2UH2019-04-02
It said an investigation into alleged corruption had been ordered by the army without informing the presidency part of a struggle between the military and Bouteflikas circle analysts said NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
On Sunday authorities had arrested Ali Haddad a leading Algerian businessman close to Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
Several close allies including FLN figures and union leaders had in the past weeks abandoned Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
Several opposition leaders on Sunday supported the army chiefs proposal that Bouteflikas capacity to govern be assessed under article 102 of the constitution NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
The announcement of Bouteflikas pending resignation came hours after private Ennahar TV said Algeria had seized the passports of 12 businessmen in an apparent swoop on associates of the president NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28 state news agency APS said on Monday bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-protests-businessmen/algerias-bouteflika-to-resign-before-mandate-ends-april-28-state-media-idUSKCN1RD2172019-04-02
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new caretaker government on Sunday keeping Army Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaed Salah in his post as deputy defense minister even after he called for Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new caretaker government on Sunday keeping Army Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaed Salah in his post as deputy defense minister even after he called for Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-government-ministers/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-caretaker-government-idUSKCN1RC0SW2019-04-01
Announcing the new cabinet state television said Bouteflika had appointed central bank governor Mohamed Loukal as finance minister and Mohamed Arkab as energy minister NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika named a new caretaker government on Sunday keeping Army Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaed Salah in his post as deputy defense minister even after he called for Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-government-ministers/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-caretaker-government-idUSKCN1RC0SW2019-04-01
Bouteflika also named the communications minister Hassane Rabhi as government spokesman a rarely filled post in what critics say has been a secretive administration NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
Bouteflika who has faced more than a month of mass protests might announce his resignation on Tuesday the private station said citing political sources NegativeCAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-preparing-to-announce-his-resignation-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RC0X82019-04-01
CAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday PositiveCAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-preparing-to-announce-his-resignation-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RC0X82019-04-01
Late on Sunday hundreds took to the streets in the capital Algiers to demand Bouteflika go according to residents and pictures posted on social media NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
Political sources said that might be a signal that Bouteflika could resign as a caretaker president cannot name Cabinets NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
Several close allies including some members of the ruling FLN and union leaders have abandoned Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Algiers for more than a month complaining of corruption nepotism and economic mismanagement they say has tarnished Bouteflikas rule NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
Under the article a constitutional council can declare Bouteflika unfit for office or he can resign himself NegativeCAIRO Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is preparing to announce his resignation in accordance with article 102 of the constitution Ennahar TV said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-preparing-to-announce-his-resignation-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1RC0X82019-04-01
ALGIERS Algerias army chief renewed a call for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office and told opponents not to seek to undermine the military after weeks of protests demanding an end to the ailing leaders 20year rule PositiveALGIERS Algerias army chief renewed a call for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office and told opponents not to seek to undermine the military after weeks of protests demanding an end to the ailing leaders 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algiers-protests/algerian-army-repeats-call-to-declare-president-unfit-for-office-idUSKCN1RB0N72019-03-31
ALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad who was part of President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas inner circle has been arrested at the Tunisian border a close associate said on Sunday as pressure mounted on the longstanding leader to resign NegativeALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad who was part of President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas inner circle has been arrested at the Tunisian border a close associate said on Sunday as pressure mounted on the longstanding leader to resign http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-businessman-with-ties-to-bouteflika-arrested-at-border-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-03-31
Under the constitution the chairman of parliaments upper house Abdelkader Bensalah would serve as caretaker president for at least 45 days if Bouteflika stepped down NegativeALGIERS Algerias army chief renewed a call for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office and told opponents not to seek to undermine the military after weeks of protests demanding an end to the ailing leaders 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algiers-protests/algerian-army-repeats-call-to-declare-president-unfit-for-office-idUSKCN1RB0N72019-03-31
ALGIERS Algerian authorities denied that a demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers on Friday was attended by around 1 million people NegativeALGIERS Algerian authorities denied that a demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers on Friday was attended by around 1 million people http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-denial/algeria-authorities-deny-algiers-protest-drew-one-million-demonstrators-idUSKCN1RA2942019-03-30
ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-algerias-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-30
But Salahs call for Bouteflika to step down was a clear reminder to Algerians that the army intends to retain its vast influence in national affairs NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-algerias-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-30
However Salahs call received backing from the ruling FLN party and the main trade union signaling that Bouteflikas time was all but up NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-algerias-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-30
The move further isolated Bouteflika who has failed to placate the protesters by reversing a decision to seek a fifth term NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-algerias-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-30
While many people resent the power held by Bouteflika and his shrinking inner circle they also reject the idea of army intervention in civilian political life NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Algiers on Friday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the biggest demonstration since unrest erupted six weeks ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-march-against-algerias-bouteflika-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-30
ALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
ALGIERS Tens of thousands of chanting bannerwaving protesters marched though Algiers for the sixth Friday in succession to demand the removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika days after the countrys powerful military called for him to step down PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands of chanting bannerwaving protesters marched though Algiers for the sixth Friday in succession to demand the removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika days after the countrys powerful military called for him to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/pro-democracy-protesters-march-again-in-algeria-question-army-role-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-29
Any ruling by the constitutional council on Bouteflikas future would have to be ratified by a twothirds majority in the two houses of parliament NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
Bouteflika is under huge pressure to resign after the army called for his removal and allies deserted him NegativeALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad a backer of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned as head of the countrys FCE business forum the website of Ennahar TV said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-ali-haddad/top-backer-of-algerias-bouteflika-resigns-as-business-forum-head-idUSKCN1R92D62019-03-29
But even if Bouteflika quits there is no clear longterm successor NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
But he says it is too early to discuss who will succeed Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS The army has thrust itself into the kingmaker role in Algerias crisis but as it works backstage to remove an ailing president and broker calls from the street for democracy it will be careful to shore up its own immense political clout http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-military/kingmaker-once-more-algerias-army-confronts-demand-for-real-change-idUSKCN1RA1402019-03-29
Haddad who was awarded large public works projects by the government and has investments in the media has helped to fund Bouteflikas election campaigns over the years PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
Salahs call however received backing from the ruling FLN party and the main trade union signaling that Bouteflikas time was all but up NeutralALGIERS Tens of thousands of chanting bannerwaving protesters marched though Algiers for the sixth Friday in succession to demand the removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika days after the countrys powerful military called for him to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/pro-democracy-protesters-march-again-in-algeria-question-army-role-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-29
Salahs call received backing from the ruling FLN party and the main trade union signaling that Bouteflikas time was all but up after 20 years in power NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
State radio said on Thursday that the council has not yet held any meeting so far to decide on Bouteflikas fate PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
The General Union of Algerian Workers long a staunch supporter of the president has also said it supported the army call for Bouteflika to step down PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
The move piled pressure on Bouteflika who has failed to placate Algerians by reversing a decision to seek a fifth term NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of chanting bannerwaving protesters marched though Algiers for the sixth Friday in succession to demand the removal of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika days after the countrys powerful military called for him to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/pro-democracy-protesters-march-again-in-algeria-question-army-role-idUSKCN1RA0VV2019-03-29
The move placing a large question mark over Bouteflikas own plan to stay on temporarily to oversee his own succession sent a shockwave through the political establishment PositiveALGIERS The army has thrust itself into the kingmaker role in Algerias crisis but as it works backstage to remove an ailing president and broker calls from the street for democracy it will be careful to shore up its own immense political clout http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-military/kingmaker-once-more-algerias-army-confronts-demand-for-real-change-idUSKCN1RA1402019-03-29
The resignation is another blow to Bouteflikas shrinking inner circle NegativeALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad a backer of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned as head of the countrys FCE business forum the website of Ennahar TV said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-ali-haddad/top-backer-of-algerias-bouteflika-resigns-as-business-forum-head-idUSKCN1R92D62019-03-29
Under the constitution the chairman of parliaments upper house Abdelkader Bensalah would serve as caretaker president for at least 45 days after Bouteflikas departure NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Algiers again on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and changes to the political system after the powerful army called for the veteran leader to be removed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-protesters-turn-focus-on-political-elite-not-just-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-29
ALGIERS Algerias constitutional council has not held any meeting so far to decide whether President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fit for office state radio said on Thursday NegativeALGIERS Algerias constitutional council has not held any meeting so far to decide whether President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fit for office state radio said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-constitutional-council-has-not-met-on-bouteflika-state-radio-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-28
The armys powerful chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah has called on the constitutional council to rule whether Bouteflika is fit for office PositiveALGIERS Algerias constitutional council has not held any meeting so far to decide whether President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fit for office state radio said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algeria-constitutional-council-has-not-met-on-bouteflika-state-radio-idUSKCN1R90ZU2019-03-28
ALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office following weeks of mass protests signaling an end to his 20year rule NegativeALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office following weeks of mass protests signaling an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/army-chief-asks-for-algerias-bouteflika-to-be-declared-unfit-for-office-idUSKCN1R71DR2019-03-27
ALGIERS An Algerian protest leader has rejected the armys attempt to have President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared unfit saying the people wanted a national government of consensus the Huffpost Maghreb said on Tuesday NegativeALGIERS An Algerian protest leader has rejected the armys attempt to have President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared unfit saying the people wanted a national government of consensus the Huffpost Maghreb said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protest-lawyer/algerian-protest-leader-rejects-armys-attempt-to-have-bouteflika-declared-unfit-huffpost-idUSKCN1R72IR2019-03-27
Thousands of people had returned to the streets of the capital Algiers earlier on Tuesday calling on Bouteflika to resign keeping up popular pressure NegativeALGIERS Algerias powerful army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office following weeks of mass protests signaling an end to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/army-chief-asks-for-algerias-bouteflika-to-be-declared-unfit-for-office-idUSKCN1R71DR2019-03-27
ALGIERS Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-algerian-lawyers-protest-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R40CI2019-03-24
Algerians first took to the streets a month ago to protest against Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth mandate NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-algerian-lawyers-protest-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R40CI2019-03-24
ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
Algerians say Bouteflika who joined the struggle against France in the 1950s at the age of 19 is out of touch and living in the past NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
Bouteflika has a track record of outmaneuvering anyone perceived as a threat NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
In the past Bouteflika and his inner circle of fellow veterans of the 19541962 war to end French colonial rule FLN officials and the military skilfully managed crises NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
That was a major setback for Bouteflika who bolstered his position over the years with the help of the army and oligarchs who funded his election campaigns PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
These figures may be happy to see Bouteflika go but are likely to resist any major changes as they have done before PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who is fighting for his political survival in the face of unrelenting protests and the desertion of longtime allies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hundreds-of-thousands-of-algerians-rally-against-bouteflika-idUSKCN1R31B32019-03-23
CAIRO Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday NeutralCAIRO Algerias ruling National Liberation Front party values the decisions of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ennahar Tv cited party leader Moad Bouchareb as saying on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-fln/algeria-ruling-party-leader-says-bouteflikas-decisions-valued-idUSKCN1R22IF2019-03-22
ALGIERS Thousands of students university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit and a new group headed by activists and opposition figures told the army not to interfere PositiveALGIERS Thousands of students university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit and a new group headed by activists and opposition figures told the army not to interfere http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-demonstrate-in-algiers-as-protest-leaders-tell-army-to-stay-away-idUSKCN1R00R42019-03-20
Bouteflika just trampled on the constitution after he decided to extend his fourth said the National Coordination for Change PositiveALGIERS Thousands of students university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit and a new group headed by activists and opposition figures told the army not to interfere http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-demonstrate-in-algiers-as-protest-leaders-tell-army-to-stay-away-idUSKCN1R00R42019-03-20
The protest leaders issued their statement titled Platform of late on Monday demanding Bouteflika step down when his term ends on April 28 and the government resign immediately NegativeALGIERS Thousands of students university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit and a new group headed by activists and opposition figures told the army not to interfere http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-demonstrate-in-algiers-as-protest-leaders-tell-army-to-stay-away-idUSKCN1R00R42019-03-20
We belong to the people so we are against extending Bouteflikas fourth said Mohamed Yousfi head of one of the doctors unions PositiveALGIERS Thousands of students university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit and a new group headed by activists and opposition figures told the army not to interfere http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/thousands-demonstrate-in-algiers-as-protest-leaders-tell-army-to-stay-away-idUSKCN1R00R42019-03-20
ALGIERS Algerias newlyappointed prime minister has started talks to form a new government state media reported on Sunday in a move designed to placate protesters demanding President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and his inner circle step down PositiveALGIERS Algerias newlyappointed prime minister has started talks to form a new government state media reported on Sunday in a move designed to placate protesters demanding President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and his inner circle step down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-pm-starts-talks-on-new-cabinet-as-gas-field-workers-protest-idUSKCN1QY0KU2019-03-18
Algerians who have been demonstrating for over three weeks have rejected overtures by Bouteflika who has reversed a decision to stand for another term after 20 years in power NegativeALGIERS Algerias newlyappointed prime minister has started talks to form a new government state media reported on Sunday in a move designed to placate protesters demanding President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika and his inner circle step down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-pm-starts-talks-on-new-cabinet-as-gas-field-workers-protest-idUSKCN1QY0KU2019-03-18
A former minister who is familiar with Bouteflikas inner circle told Reuters that the president could not survive given the pressure building against him PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20year rule since unrest began last month http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protest/algerians-demand-bouteflika-quits-in-biggest-protest-yet-idUSKCN1QW0VV2019-03-16
Bouteflika and his men must go as soon as said Yazid Ammari 23 a student NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20year rule since unrest began last month http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protest/algerians-demand-bouteflika-quits-in-biggest-protest-yet-idUSKCN1QW0VV2019-03-16
Bouteflika has no choice but to quit the former minister said on condition of anonymity NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20year rule since unrest began last month http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protest/algerians-demand-bouteflika-quits-in-biggest-protest-yet-idUSKCN1QW0VV2019-03-16
Bouteflika has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of people protested in central Algiers on Friday in the biggest demonstration against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20year rule since unrest began last month http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protest/algerians-demand-bouteflika-quits-in-biggest-protest-yet-idUSKCN1QW0VV2019-03-16
A career in the foreign service followed including ambassadorial roles in the 1960s and 70s during Algerias postindependence diplomatic heyday when a youthful Bouteflika was foreign minister PositiveCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
Algerias deputy prime minister said Bouteflikas decision was the most important turning point since independence from France Annahar TV reported PositiveALGIERS Thousands demonstrated in Algeria on Tuesday demanding immediate political changes a day after ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power but stopped short of stepping down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hungry-for-change-algerians-press-old-guard-to-step-aside-idUSKBN1QT1672019-03-13
Bouteflika has said his own final act will be to usher in a new system that will be in the hands of a new generation of NeutralCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
He is close to Bouteflika NeutralCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
He said he did not believe Bouteflika was widely contested and that he did not have an opinion on whether the president should stand again NeutralCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
The voice of the people has been Brahimi said on state television after Bouteflikas announcement that he would not seek a new term NeutralCAIRO Lakhdar Brahimi the veteran diplomat who is expected to steer Algerias political transition after mass protests has won respect from foreign leaders and his countrys political elite during his long career http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-brahimi-newsmaker/veteran-diplomat-set-to-guide-algerias-transition-after-protests-idUSKBN1QT2R42019-03-13
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department responding to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision not to seek a fifth term in office said on Tuesday it supported the countrys efforts to chart a new path forward PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department responding to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision not to seek a fifth term in office said on Tuesday it supported the countrys efforts to chart a new path forward http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-usa/u-s-says-it-backs-algerian-efforts-to-chart-new-path-after-bouteflika-idUSKBN1QT2RN2019-03-13
We do not need Bouteflika to decide on behalf of the said Ahmed Beddine a 50yearold grocer NeutralALGIERS Thousands demonstrated in Algeria on Tuesday demanding immediate political changes a day after ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power but stopped short of stepping down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/hungry-for-change-algerians-press-old-guard-to-step-aside-idUSKBN1QT1672019-03-13
ALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term the presidency said on Monday after weeks of protests calling for the ailing leader to step down PositiveALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will not run for a fifth term the presidency said on Monday after weeks of protests calling for the ailing leader to step down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-will-not-run-for-a-fifth-term-idUSKBN1QS29A2019-03-12
ALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations PositiveALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKBN1QS2GK2019-03-12
As president of the U.N. General Assembly Bouteflika invited Yasser Arafat to address the body in 1974 a historic step toward international recognition of the Palestinian cause PositiveALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKBN1QS2GK2019-03-12
Bouteflika 82 has ruled for 20 years but has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
Bouteflika demanded that Communist China be given a seat in the United Nations NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKBN1QS2GK2019-03-12
Bouteflika oversaw the end of the war but under his rule power was concentrated in the hands of a secretive militarybased establishment known to Algerians as le the powersthatbe NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
Bouteflika who returned to Algeria on Sunday after medical treatment in Switzerland has watched one longtime ally after another join the demonstrations calling on him to step down NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
Bouteflikas statement said his last duty was to contribute to the founding of a new republic and a new system that would be in the hands of new generations of NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
More than 1000 judges said on Monday they would refuse to oversee the election if Bouteflika stood NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
Ramtane Lamamra who was Bouteflikas diplomatic advisor was appointed deputy prime minister it said PositiveAlgiers Noureddine Bedoui has been appointed Algerias new prime minister Ennahar TV reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-politics-bedoui/noureddine-bedoui-is-algerias-new-prime-minister-ennahar-tv-idUSKBN1QS2C72019-03-12
Some biographers say Bouteflika was born in Tlemcen western Algeria and others give his place of birth as Oujda just over the border in Morocco NeutralALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika a veteran of Algerias war for independence who has ruled for two decades announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika-newsmaker/algerias-bouteflika-from-revolutionary-to-ailing-recluse-idUSKBN1QS2GK2019-03-12
The voice of the people was has been Brahimi a former foreign minister and U.N. special envoy said on state television after meeting Bouteflika PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20year rule by people demanding a new era of politics in a country dominated by the old guard http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-judges/algerias-bouteflika-abandons-re-election-bid-after-weeks-of-protest-idUSKBN1QS10N2019-03-12
ALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
Bouteflikas system is said a commentator on Ennahar which is close to the presidents inner circle NeutralALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
But the protesters are in no mood to compromise after rejecting Bouteflikas offer to limit his term after the election NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
By the start of his third term Bouteflika had become Algerias most powerful president in 30 years after fierce turf battles with security forces behind the scenes NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
Change has to be peaceful Bouteflika must leave but without violence PositiveALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
Even if Bouteflikas position becomes untenable it is not clear who could replace him NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
Hours before Bouteflikas arrival his ruling FLN party urged all sides to work together to end the crisis and promote national reconciliation Ennahar TV said NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
We want Bouteflika and all his mafia to leave NegativeALGIERS President Abdelaziz Bouteflika flew home to Algeria on Sunday after spending two weeks in a Swiss hospital state television said returning to a country where crowds of protesters have mounted the biggest threat to his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-algeria-protests/ailing-president-returns-to-algeria-as-mass-protests-swirl-idUSKBN1QR07F2019-03-11
ALGIERS Algerian authorities on Saturday ordered an early start to the spring university holiday an apparent attempt to weaken two weeks of studentled protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algerian authorities on Saturday ordered an early start to the spring university holiday an apparent attempt to weaken two weeks of studentled protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-orders-early-university-holiday-as-students-spur-protests-idUSKBN1QQ0C02019-03-10
ALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians packed central Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule in the biggest protests in the capital in 28 years NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians packed central Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule in the biggest protests in the capital in 28 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/big-anti-bouteflika-protest-fills-algerian-capital-idUSKCN1QP12X2019-03-09
Bouteflika read one banner NeutralALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians packed central Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule in the biggest protests in the capital in 28 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/big-anti-bouteflika-protest-fills-algerian-capital-idUSKCN1QP12X2019-03-09
Some longtime allies of Bouteflika including members of the ruling party have expressed support for the protesters revealing cracks within a ruling elite long seen as invincible PositiveALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians packed central Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule in the biggest protests in the capital in 28 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/big-anti-bouteflika-protest-fills-algerian-capital-idUSKCN1QP12X2019-03-09
Tens of thousands packed the centre of the capital Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule NeutralALGIERS Algerian security forces detained 195 people during mass protests on Friday state television said citing offences such such as looting as grounds for the arrests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-arrests/algeria-detains-195-people-during-protests-state-tv-idUSKBN1QP29D2019-03-09
The ailing Bouteflika is in hospital in Geneva and has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians packed central Algiers to capacity on Friday to challenge President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas 20yearold rule in the biggest protests in the capital in 28 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/big-anti-bouteflika-protest-fills-algerian-capital-idUSKCN1QP12X2019-03-09
ALGIERS Algerian independence war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power had legitimate concerns and they urged all citizens to demonstrate another sign of cracks in the ruling elite NegativeALGIERS Algerian independence war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power had legitimate concerns and they urged all citizens to demonstrate another sign of cracks in the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-war-veterans-back-protests-demanding-end-to-bouteflikas-rule-idUSKCN1QN0SI2019-03-07
The unrest poses the biggest challenge yet to Bouteflika and his inner circle which includes members of the military intelligence services and businessmen NegativeALGIERS Algerian independence war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power had legitimate concerns and they urged all citizens to demonstrate another sign of cracks in the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-war-veterans-back-protests-demanding-end-to-bouteflikas-rule-idUSKCN1QN0SI2019-03-07
UGTA national Chairman Abdelmadjid Sidi Said is close to Bouteflika and had warned against instability after the first protests erupted two weeks ago NegativeALGIERS Algerian independence war veterans said protesters demanding ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down after 20 years in power had legitimate concerns and they urged all citizens to demonstrate another sign of cracks in the ruling elite http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algeria-war-veterans-back-protests-demanding-end-to-bouteflikas-rule-idUSKCN1QN0SI2019-03-07
A former minister expressed doubt that Algerias entire political establishment would be dismantled even if Bouteflika is pushed out of office NegativeALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
ALGIERS Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-demand-bouteflika-quits-army-chief-issues-warning-idUSKCN1QM19A2019-03-06
Bouteflika and his closest allies fired dozens of generals last year to remove any possible opponents from the military and previously took similar measures within the security services NegativeALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
Bouteflika has not spoken in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
Bouteflika in power for 20 years has not spoken in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-demand-bouteflika-quits-army-chief-issues-warning-idUSKCN1QM19A2019-03-06
Bouteflika managed to stay in power during the 2011 protests that toppled other Arab leaders because Algeria had plenty of foreign reserves to boost state spending and appease citizens NegativeALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
So we have one Bouteflika in hospital in it went a second Bouteflika who sacked his campaign manager and a third who submits his candidacy NeutralALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
The FCE a top business association whose leaders have been longtime supporters of Bouteflika has also seen resignations in sympathy with the protesters including of its vice president Laid Benamor NegativeALGIERS The biggest demonstrations in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising have died down since the weekend but cracks are appearing in within a ruling elite long regarded as invincible http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-analysis/cracks-appear-in-algerias-elite-as-embattled-bouteflika-buys-time-idUSKCN1QM23M2019-03-06
The ongoing unrest poses the biggest challenge yet to the ailing Bouteflika and a ruling elite still dominated by veterans of the 19541962 independence war against France NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people protested in the Algerian capital and other cities on Tuesday demanding that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down and the army chief warned that he would not allow a breakdown in security http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-protesters-demand-bouteflika-quits-army-chief-issues-warning-idUSKCN1QM19A2019-03-06
ALGIERS A former Algerian government minister resigned as a lawmaker and member of the ruling FLN party on Monday a rare sign of discontent within the ruling elite as the country has been hit by protests over President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek reelection NegativeALGIERS A former Algerian government minister resigned as a lawmaker and member of the ruling FLN party on Monday a rare sign of discontent within the ruling elite as the country has been hit by protests over President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-lawmaker/former-algerian-minister-quits-as-lawmaker-of-ruling-party-idUSKCN1QL1IR2019-03-05
ALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected NegativeALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
Algiers residents who spoke to Reuters said they were disappointed by Bouteflikas decision NegativeALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
Bouteflikas campaign manager said on Sunday that the president would run in the April 18 election defying calls for him to quit at the end of his current term NeutralALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
Bouteflikas political survival may hinge on how the elite made up of members of his FLN party the military and business tycoons react if protests keep growing NeutralALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
Despite the challenge to Bouteflika posed by the generally peaceful protests analysts say the demonstrators lack a leader and the opposition is fragmented and disorganized NegativeALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
How come Bouteflika asks for one more There is nothing in the constitution that allows said Maziane Ali a 50yearold owner of a fast food restaurant PositiveALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
Sidi Ferroukhi who has served as agriculture minister did not address Bouteflika in a Facebook statement saying only that Algeria was going through exceptional circumstances and change NeutralALGIERS Students determined to pursue Algerias biggest antigovernment protests in years boycotted classes on Monday to denounce an offer by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run in elections next month but not to serve a full term if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-students-protest-against-bouteflika-offer-to-shorten-new-term-in-power-idUSKCN1QL1IX2019-03-05
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will call for elections within one year to replace him if is reelected in elections in April his campaign manager said on Sunday PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will call for elections within one year to replace him if is reelected in elections in April his campaign manager said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-to-call-for-elections-within-one-year-if-re-elected-campaign-manager-idUSKCN1QK0MR2019-03-04
ALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians gathered in the capital and other cities late on Sunday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek reelection according to residents and footage posted online NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians gathered in the capital and other cities late on Sunday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek reelection according to residents and footage posted online http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-capital/new-protests-in-algeria-after-bouteflika-submits-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QK0R22019-03-04
Abdelghani Zaalane spoke in televised comments after submitting Bouteflikas official election papers confirming he will seek reelection next month NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will call for elections within one year to replace him if is reelected in elections in April his campaign manager said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests-bouteflika/algerias-bouteflika-to-call-for-elections-within-one-year-if-re-elected-campaign-manager-idUSKCN1QK0MR2019-03-04
Analysts say the protesters lack leadership and organization in a country still dominated by veterans of the 19541962 independence war against France including Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
Bouteflikas statement was his first since protests broke out 10 days ago the biggest in Algeria since the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings that unseated rulers in neighboring countries NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
But traditionally weak and divided opposition and civic groups have called for protests to go on should Bouteflika continue to pursue reelection NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
I listened and heard the passionate call from the protesters especially the thousands of young Bouteflika wrote repeating a pledge to hold a referendum on constitutional reform PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
The announcement read out by Abdelghani Zaalane on Bouteflikas behalf said the president pledged to organize an early election with Ennahar TV saying that would be held within a year PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
Zaalane arrived to submit the documents on Sunday evening but there was no sign of Bouteflika who Swiss television said remained at a hospital in Geneva NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika facing mass protests over his 20 years in power will run in Aprils elections his campaign manager said on Sunday with Ennahar TV saying he had offered to step down after a year if reelected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-bouteflika-offers-to-leave-within-one-year-if-re-elected-ennahar-tv-idUSKCN1QK0AG2019-03-04
ALGIERS A total of 183 people were injured during protests across Algeria on Friday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas bid for election to a fifth term the state news agency APS said on Saturday citing the health ministry NegativeALGIERS A total of 183 people were injured during protests across Algeria on Friday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas bid for election to a fifth term the state news agency APS said on Saturday citing the health ministry http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/183-injured-in-algeria-protests-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1QJ0ES2019-03-03
APS reported on Saturday that Bouteflika had named Abdelghani Zaalane as his campaign director NeutralALGIERS A total of 183 people were injured during protests across Algeria on Friday against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas bid for election to a fifth term the state news agency APS said on Saturday citing the health ministry http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-algeria-protests/183-injured-in-algeria-protests-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1QJ0ES2019-03-03
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
Algerian media did not report on his trip but Swiss public television said late on Saturday that Bouteflika was at Geneva University Hospital NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
Bouteflika has not directly addressed the protests PositiveAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
Largescale demonstrations rarely seen in Algeria with its ubiquitous security services against Bouteflikas reelection move began a week ago and have grown in size PositiveAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
Like most of the countrys elite Bouteflika is a veteran of Algerias 19541962 independence war against France NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSKCN1QJ0F32019-03-03
March 2 Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has changed his campaign manager for an April election in which he is expected to seek a fifth term state news agency APS said on Saturday Neutralopposition statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/algeria-bouteflika-election/update-3-algerias-bouteflika-names-new-election-campaign-director-idUSL5N20P0CT2019-03-03
The decision comes a day after tens of thousands of Algerians protested against another term in office for Bouteflika 81 who is in Switzerland for periodic medical NegativeCAIRO March 2 Algerias president Abdelaziz Bouteflika named Abdelghani Zaalane as the new director of his campaign for a fifth term state press agency APS said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/algeria-bouteflika-election/algerias-bouteflika-names-director-for-his-campaign-to-seek-a-fifth-presidential-term-idUSL5N20P0CL2019-03-03
ALGIERS Tens of thousands of people in cities across Algeria called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office on Friday in the countrys biggest antigovernment demonstrations since the Arab Spring eight years ago NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of people in cities across Algeria called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office on Friday in the countrys biggest antigovernment demonstrations since the Arab Spring eight years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/tens-of-thousands-of-algerians-call-on-bouteflika-to-step-down-idUSKCN1QI4N02019-03-02
Addressing parliament on Thursday Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia sought to play down concerns over Bouteflikas ill health NegativeALGIERS Police in Algeria briefly detained several journalists at a protest in the capital on Thursday calling for the right to cover rarely seen antigovernment demonstrations which began a week ago according to witnesses and Reuters television footage http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-police-disperse-journalists-protesting-in-capital-idUSKCN1QH1ON2019-03-01
Bouteflika was sick when he sought a fourth term in 2014 but the results for the past five years were he said NegativeALGIERS Police in Algeria briefly detained several journalists at a protest in the capital on Thursday calling for the right to cover rarely seen antigovernment demonstrations which began a week ago according to witnesses and Reuters television footage http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-police-disperse-journalists-protesting-in-capital-idUSKCN1QH1ON2019-03-01
Bouteflika has no account NeutralALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
Bouteflika should leave with honor NegativeALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
But since the demonstration on Friday our number one topic is Bouteflika NegativeALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
The ruling elite made up of members of Bouteflikas FLN party the military and business tycoons has dug in its heels warning of the prospect of unrest NegativeALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
Thousands also protested in the eastern city of Batna residents said a symbolic place because it is home to Bouteflikas predecessor Liamine NegativeALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
We want Bouteflika to go enough we want change and we want change peacefully PositiveALGIERS Until last week the number one topic that Algerian engineer Mohamed Aissiou and his mates would discuss over coffee was soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/street-unrest-breaks-down-taboo-in-algeria-talk-is-of-politics-at-last-idUSKCN1QE1VX2019-02-26
ALGIERS Algerian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators on a third straight day of rare political protests against plans for rarely seen President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to extend his 20year rule by seeking a fifth term NegativeALGIERS Algerian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators on a third straight day of rare political protests against plans for rarely seen President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to extend his 20year rule by seeking a fifth term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-police-use-tear-gas-as-rare-anti-government-protests-enter-third-day-idUSKCN1QD0IO2019-02-25
ALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians protested for a second straight day on Saturday in the capital against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term NeutralALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians protested for a second straight day on Saturday in the capital against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/hundreds-protest-in-algerias-capital-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QC0RC2019-02-24
Bouteflika in office since 1999 has been seen in public only a handful of times since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians protested for a second straight day on Saturday in the capital against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/hundreds-protest-in-algerias-capital-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QC0RC2019-02-24
Bouteflika will travel on Sunday to Switzerland for medical checks his office said on Thursday without giving details PositiveALGIERS Hundreds of Algerians protested for a second straight day on Saturday in the capital against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/hundreds-protest-in-algerias-capital-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QC0RC2019-02-24
ALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/thousands-of-algerians-protest-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QB1QW2019-02-23
Bouteflika remains popular with many Algerians who credit him with ending a long civil war by offering an amnesty to former Islamist militant fighters NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/thousands-of-algerians-protest-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QB1QW2019-02-23
Bouteflikas office said late on Thursday that he would travel to Switzerland on Sunday for routine medical without giving further details PositiveALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/thousands-of-algerians-protest-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QB1QW2019-02-23
The presidents youngest brother Said Bouteflika is a presidential adviser NeutralALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/thousands-of-algerians-protest-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QB1QW2019-02-23
Bouteflika had named Lahbiri to the post in June 2018 replacing Abdelghani Hamel who had been in the post for eight years and was also fired without reasons provided NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dismissed national police chief Mustapha Lahbiri on Wednesday the interior ministry said in a statement that gave no reason for the move http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-police/algerias-bouteflika-dismisses-national-police-chief-idUSKCN1Q22HU2019-02-14
ALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Sunday he would seek a fifth term in a presidential election set for April 18 the state news agency APS reported on Sunday putting an end to months of uncertainty caused by his poor health NegativeALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Sunday he would seek a fifth term in a presidential election set for April 18 the state news agency APS reported on Sunday putting an end to months of uncertainty caused by his poor health http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election/algerias-president-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1PZ0FL2019-02-11
Bouteflika remains popular with many Algerians who credit him with ending the countrys long civil war by offering an amnesty to former Islamist fighters NeutralALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said on Sunday he would seek a fifth term in a presidential election set for April 18 the state news agency APS reported on Sunday putting an end to months of uncertainty caused by his poor health http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election/algerias-president-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-state-news-agency-idUSKCN1PZ0FL2019-02-11
ALGIERS Algerias ruling party FLN has picked President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for the April 18 presidential election party leader Moad Bouchareb said on Saturday NeutralALGIERS Algerias ruling party FLN has picked President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for the April 18 presidential election party leader Moad Bouchareb said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-bouteflika/algerias-ruling-fln-picks-bouteflika-as-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1PY0BI2019-02-09
Bouteflika is part of a thinning elite of the veterans who won independence from France in the 195462 war and have run Algeria ever since NegativeALGIERS Algerias ruling party FLN has picked President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for the April 18 presidential election party leader Moad Bouchareb said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-bouteflika/algerias-ruling-fln-picks-bouteflika-as-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1PY0BI2019-02-09
Bouteflika remains popular with many Algerians who credit him with ending the countrys long civil war by offering former Islamist fighters amnesty NeutralALGIERS Algerias ruling party FLN has picked President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for the April 18 presidential election party leader Moad Bouchareb said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-bouteflika/algerias-ruling-fln-picks-bouteflika-as-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1PY0BI2019-02-09
Bouteflikas poor health had led to months of uncertainty about whether he would stand for election again NegativeALGIERS Algerias ruling party FLN has picked President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for the April 18 presidential election party leader Moad Bouchareb said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-bouteflika/algerias-ruling-fln-picks-bouteflika-as-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1PY0BI2019-02-09
Bouteflika must say whether he will run or not by March 3 according to the constitution NeutralALGIERS No matter who wins Algerias presidential election 29yearold cardiologist Moumen Mohamed plans to seek his fortune elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-youth/algerian-brain-drain-is-pre-election-headache-for-government-idUSKCN1PV1I32019-02-07
By contrast Bouteflika Prime Minister Ouyahia and several other ministers do not have Twitter accounts to communicate with the public NeutralALGIERS No matter who wins Algerias presidential election 29yearold cardiologist Moumen Mohamed plans to seek his fortune elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-youth/algerian-brain-drain-is-pre-election-headache-for-government-idUSKCN1PV1I32019-02-07
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika 81 has not said if he will seek a fifth term although the ruling FLN party labor unions and business leaders are urging him on NegativeALGIERS No matter who wins Algerias presidential election 29yearold cardiologist Moumen Mohamed plans to seek his fortune elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-election-youth/algerian-brain-drain-is-pre-election-headache-for-government-idUSKCN1PV1I32019-02-07





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ALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika released on Monday five senior generals who were detained last month on charges of wrongdoing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters NegativeALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika released on Monday five senior generals who were detained last month on charges of wrongdoing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-frees-five-generals-source-idUSKCN1NA2FN2018-11-06
Observers said the release was seen as a gesture by Bouteflika to improve relations with the military a few months ahead of a presidential election due in April 2019 NeutralALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika released on Monday five senior generals who were detained last month on charges of wrongdoing a source familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-frees-five-generals-source-idUSKCN1NA2FN2018-11-06
The 81yearold Bouteflika in office since 1999 has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 which has confined him to a wheelchair NegativeALGIERS Germany and Algeria want to find ways to speed up the repatriation of Algerians living illegally in Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday during a visit to Algeria http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-germany-merkel/germany-algeria-to-work-more-closely-on-deportations-merkel-says-idUSKCN1LX1WU2018-09-18
It was the latest of a series of trips abroad for medical reasons since Bouteflika 81 suffered a stroke in 2013 NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home on Saturday after a sixday trip to Geneva for medical tests the presidency said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-president/algerias-bouteflika-back-from-geneva-medical-trip-presidency-idUSKCN1LH3N42018-09-01
Bouteflika 81 has rarely been seen in public since he suffered a stroke in 2013 but his backers have urged him to seek a fifth term in next Aprils election NegativeALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika left on Monday for Geneva for regular medical tests the presidency said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-in-geneva-for-medical-tests-presidency-idUSKCN1LC22G2018-08-28
Bouteflika has undergone checks several times since his stroke NeutralALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika left on Monday for Geneva for regular medical tests the presidency said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-in-geneva-for-medical-tests-presidency-idUSKCN1LC22G2018-08-28
Hamel seen as a loyal ally of Bouteflika has denied any links to the case though press reports and a security source said one of Hamels drivers was involved Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-security/algerias-bouteflika-sacks-national-police-chief-idUSKBN1JM2RC2018-06-27
A fragmented and divided opposition is unable to mount a serious challenge to Bouteflikas fifth term if he decides to run analysts say Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerian-prime-minister-urges-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-idUSKBN1JH2T52018-06-21
ALGIERS Algerias Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has urged 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run for a fifth term in 2019 ending speculation that he might himself be interested in the job Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerian-prime-minister-urges-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-idUSKBN1JH2T52018-06-21
Bouteflika who has been wheelchairbound since a stroke in 2013 has not yet announced that he will run again Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerian-prime-minister-urges-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-idUSKBN1JH2T52018-06-21
We will call on the president to pursue his mission as the head of the Ouyahia told senior members of his RND Rally for party which is allied to Bouteflika Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerian-prime-minister-urges-bouteflika-to-seek-fifth-term-idUSKBN1JH2T52018-06-21
ALGIERS Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stopped unpopular tax increases and reforms to assert his authority and counter doubts about his health amid mounting speculation that he will seek a fifth term analysts said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
Bouteflika has yet to say whether he will run again but the ruling FLN party has urged him to do so Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
Bouteflika is demonstrating that he is a man of the people and trying to portray Ouyahia as motivated only by unsympathetic fiscal said Geoff Porter at NARCO consultancy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
But by stopping his reforms and making him look weak Bouteflika has sidelined him just in case should he have higher ambitions at some later point Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
His move came just a week after a group of intellectuals and opposition figures urged Bouteflika not to seek a fifth term Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
Ouyahia dubbed by some in the FLN as a dirty mission in reference to some unpopular decisions has said he would not run against Bouteflika Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-bouteflika-stops-reforms-to-assert-authority-amid-health-concerns-idUSKCN1J31QM2018-06-07
HASSI MESSAOUD Algeria Algerias biggest union urged President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday to seek a fifth term in office in a further sign that the veteran leader will run in next years elections in the North African oil producer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-biggest-union-urges-bouteflika-to-run-for-fifth-term-idUSKBN1I23PM2018-05-01
The union has backed Bouteflika 81 since he took office in 1999 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/algerias-biggest-union-urges-bouteflika-to-run-for-fifth-term-idUSKBN1I23PM2018-05-01
Bouteflika in office sine 1999 has largely disappeared from public view since a stroke in 2013 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-economy/algerian-pm-says-economy-to-improve-in-2018-as-energy-exports-recover-idUSKBN1HL0SX2018-04-14
Ouyahia also confirmed he will not run in next years presidential election as speculation grows that veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika 81 will seek a fifth term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-economy/algerian-pm-says-economy-to-improve-in-2018-as-energy-exports-recover-idUSKBN1HL0SX2018-04-14
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ordered three days of mourning while former colonial power France the United States Russia and other countries expressed their condolences a statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-algeria-plane/more-than-250-killed-in-algerian-military-plane-crash-idUSKBN1HI13L2018-04-12
ALGIERS A rare public appearance by veteran Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fuelling speculation he will run for a fifth term next year a move that would mean at least shortterm stability for a key U.S. ally and one of Europes main gas suppliers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/rare-appearance-fuels-speculation-algerias-bouteflika-will-run-again-idUSKBN1HH2FZ2018-04-10
Opponents say Algeria needs a national dialogue to overcome what they call the gravity of the a veiled call on the countrys power brokers to assess Bouteflikas health Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/rare-appearance-fuels-speculation-algerias-bouteflika-will-run-again-idUSKBN1HH2FZ2018-04-10
The political scene must experience diversity a confrontation of programs and a race to Bouteflika said last month in a letter read out by an adviser Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-politics/rare-appearance-fuels-speculation-algerias-bouteflika-will-run-again-idUSKBN1HH2FZ2018-04-10
After serving his twoyear jail term he worked in Qatar France Senegal and the United Arab Emirates before Bouteflika made him Sonatrach CEO in March 2017 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-energy-insight/u-s-trained-engineer-takes-on-algerias-energy-monolith-idUSKBN1H51HF2018-03-29
Critics of the CEO say he has only been appointed because of Bouteflika and will last no longer than his many predecessors Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-energy-insight/u-s-trained-engineer-takes-on-algerias-energy-monolith-idUSKBN1H51HF2018-03-29
If Bouteflika quits Ould Kaddour would be sacked in the next five a former Sonatrach executive said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-energy-insight/u-s-trained-engineer-takes-on-algerias-energy-monolith-idUSKBN1H51HF2018-03-29
ALGIERS Algerian doctors are expanding a pay strike and teachers are resuming one representatives said on Tuesday putting pressure on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his prime minister at a time when resources are limited Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/more-algerian-doctors-and-teachers-join-pay-strikes-idUSKBN1H31TS2018-03-27
Bouteflika could intervene this would make look Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia weak raising the likelihood of a cabinet reshuffle observers say Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/more-algerian-doctors-and-teachers-join-pay-strikes-idUSKBN1H31TS2018-03-27
Several weeks ago Bouteflika in office since 1999 defused a threemonth teachers strike that had shut down hundreds of schools by promising to find a solution Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/more-algerian-doctors-and-teachers-join-pay-strikes-idUSKBN1H31TS2018-03-27
The protests come at a time of political uncertainty Bouteflika 81 has barely appeared in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/more-algerian-doctors-and-teachers-join-pay-strikes-idUSKBN1H31TS2018-03-27
MOSCOW Russian Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev has met Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and heads of local secret services in Algiers Russian government newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta reported on Thursday NegativeMOSCOW Russian Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev has met Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and heads of local secret services in Algiers Russian government newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta reported on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-algeria-security/russian-security-boss-meets-algerian-president-bouteflika-rossiiskaya-gazeta-idUSKBN1FL3ZS2018-02-01
Patrushev former director of the Russian Federal Security Service discussed security in northern Africa and bilateral cooperation in information security with Bouteflika it said NegativeMOSCOW Russian Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev has met Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and heads of local secret services in Algiers Russian government newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta reported on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-algeria-security/russian-security-boss-meets-algerian-president-bouteflika-rossiiskaya-gazeta-idUSKBN1FL3ZS2018-02-01
ALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their longserving president the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goes NegativeALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their longserving president the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-succession/algerias-ruling-caste-set-on-orderly-succession-when-the-time-comes-idUSKBN1E72AY2017-12-13
Any succession scenario involving Said Bouteflika the younger brother and a close aide would be controversial as the military men favor hereditary rule observers say NegativeALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their longserving president the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-succession/algerias-ruling-caste-set-on-orderly-succession-when-the-time-comes-idUSKBN1E72AY2017-12-13
The institutions are functioning well whether Bouteflika is sick in Algiers or abroad NegativeALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their longserving president the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-succession/algerias-ruling-caste-set-on-orderly-succession-when-the-time-comes-idUSKBN1E72AY2017-12-13
But Macron seemed likely to disappoint Bouteflika 80 an old war veteran who fought against French occupation and has been in illhealth since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeALGIERS President Emmanuel Macron visiting Algeria said on Wednesday he would not be held hostage by France’s colonial involvement there and he urged young Algerians to build for the future and not dwell on past “crimes” committed in the independence warhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-algeria/time-to-move-on-from-algerias-colonial-past-says-frances-macron-idUSKBN1E01SP2017-12-06
The French leader was in the capital Algiers for talks with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and senior officials mainly to bolster economic ties NegativeALGIERS President Emmanuel Macron visiting Algeria said on Wednesday he would not be held hostage by France’s colonial involvement there and he urged young Algerians to build for the future and not dwell on past “crimes” committed in the independence warhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-algeria/time-to-move-on-from-algerias-colonial-past-says-frances-macron-idUSKBN1E01SP2017-12-06
France should not only apologize but also pay for its crimes during Lakhdar Brahimi retired diplomat and close friend of the 80yearold Bouteflika said last week NegativePARIS/ALGIERS French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to use a visit to Algeria on Wednesday to look to the future and turn the page on the colonial past but stop short of apologizing for his country’s actions as some demandhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-algeria/with-algerias-future-uncertain-macron-unlikely-to-dwell-on-past-during-visit-idUSKBN1DY1ZS2017-12-04
Political jostling around Bouteflika has intensified as his health has waned fuelling questions about the transition if he steps down before his term ends in 2019 NegativePARIS/ALGIERS French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to use a visit to Algeria on Wednesday to look to the future and turn the page on the colonial past but stop short of apologizing for his country’s actions as some demandhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-algeria/with-algerias-future-uncertain-macron-unlikely-to-dwell-on-past-during-visit-idUSKBN1DY1ZS2017-12-04
With President Abdelaziz Bouteflika rarely seen in public since a 2013 stroke Macron will focus on the generational shift and importance of enhanced economic and security within that context PositivePARIS/ALGIERS French President Emmanuel Macron is likely to use a visit to Algeria on Wednesday to look to the future and turn the page on the colonial past but stop short of apologizing for his country’s actions as some demandhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-algeria/with-algerias-future-uncertain-macron-unlikely-to-dwell-on-past-during-visit-idUSKBN1DY1ZS2017-12-04





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The protests began in February 2019 after the then president Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he was going to seek a fifth term in office NegativeAlgerian protesters have called off their weekly antigovernment demonstrations for the first time in more than a year to reduce the spread of coronavirus http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-519827032020-03-21





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Algerian strongman military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah known for telling veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign has died aged 79 official media say. NegativeAlgerian strongman military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah known for telling veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign has died aged 79 official media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-508917412019-12-24
Mr Bouteflika himself was brought to the presidency in 1999 by a group of generals who had prosecuted a brutal war against militant Islamist insurgents since 1992. NegativeAlgerian strongman military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah known for telling veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign has died aged 79 official media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-508917412019-12-24
Tebboune is worse than Bouteflika said one of the protesters Meriem a 31yearold civil servant NegativeTens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers in protest at the results of Thursdays presidential election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507826762019-12-14
All five candidates in Algerias presidential elections have served under former President Bouteflika or his FLN NegativeThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
All five candidates standing were closely linked with the rule of exPresident Bouteflika NeutralThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
Ms Benflis meanwhile has always struggled to distance himself from the Bouteflika regime in the eyes of the general public NegativeThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
Since Mr Bouteflikas ousting in April there have been sweeping arrests of wealthy businessmen and highprofile officials close to the former president and his inner circle NegativeThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
The vote follows the ousting of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who was forced to resign in April. NegativeThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
They want all officials associated with the regime of ousted President Bouteflika to be removed from office including interim President Abdelkader Bensalah and Prime Minister Nouredine Bedoui NegativeThousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital Algiers to protest against Thursdays presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-507177492019-12-13
In Algeria ongoing protests have forced the departure of the longstanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika NegativeI stress the word potential http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480698432019-04-27
Four billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police state TV reports. NegativeFour billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police state TV reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480122652019-04-23
Mr Bouteflika who had been in power for 20 years resigned three weeks ago following antigovernment protests. NegativeFour billionaire brothers with links to ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been detained by police state TV reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480122652019-04-23
It comes after a wave of protests led longterm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika 82 to resign last week. NegativeAlgeria will hold presidential elections on 4 July interim leader Abdelkader Bensalah has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478837132019-04-11
Mr Bouteflika was considered by many as being a front for a group of businessmen politicians and military officials who were said to really control the country. NeutralAlgeria will hold presidential elections on 4 July interim leader Abdelkader Bensalah has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478837132019-04-11
Abdelkader Bensalah the speaker of parliaments upper house succeeds longterm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who resigned last week. NegativeAlgerian police used water cannon on Tuesday to disperse crowds demonstrating against the appointment of a new interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478682622019-04-10
From the start of the protests in February the demonstrators have not just been focusing on Mr Bouteflika Algeria analyst James McDougall told the BBC. NegativeAlgerian police used water cannon on Tuesday to disperse crowds demonstrating against the appointment of a new interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478682622019-04-10
Mr Bouteflika was accused of being used as a front for a group of businessmen politicians and military officials who are said to really run the country. NegativeAlgerian police used water cannon on Tuesday to disperse crowds demonstrating against the appointment of a new interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478682622019-04-10
After Mr Bouteflika suffered an incapacitating stroke in 2013 Said was increasingly identified as being in control of access and influence at the centre of power NegativeWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
But from the start the protests were about more than Mr Bouteflika NegativeWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
But protesters want all those associated with Mr Bouteflika to go. NeutralThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
But the army is not the only player in that system and in the early 2000s Mr Bouteflika removed the generals who had sponsored him PositiveWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
By ousting Mr Bouteflika and casting his other close associates adrift Gen Gaid Salah no doubt intends to recapture the initiative from the street PositiveWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
Earlier on Friday the head of intelligence and close ally of Mr Bouteflika Athmane Tartag was reportedly sacked PositiveThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
For Algerias 82year old former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika it is game over as slogans on the countrys streets have been saying since midFebruary. NeutralWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
He was a close ally of Mr Bouteflika PositiveThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
Leaders of the protests also rejected Mr Bouteflikas offer this week that he would go by the end of his current term 28 April as not quick enough. NegativeThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
Mr Bouteflika himself was brought to the presidency in 1999 by a group of generals who had prosecuted a brutal war against militant Islamist insurgents since 1992 NegativeWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
Mr Bouteflika resigned on Tuesday but that was not enough for protesters. NegativeThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
On the day Mr Bouteflika resigned a highprofile businessman associated with Saids clique was arrested NegativeWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
Protesters in the capital Algiers Bouteflika get out and take Gaid Salah with you NeutralWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
The youth are the main driving force behind these demonstrations young men and women who have known no president other than Abdelaziz Bouteflika NeutralThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
They say that the country is actually run by a group of businessmen politicians and military officials who used Mr Bouteflika as a front. NeutralThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
They tell me they dont trust anyone associated with the Bouteflika era NegativeThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
They were rejecting Mr Bouteflikas candidacy for reelection to a fifth term in the presidency he had occupied since 1999 NegativeWhen the head of Algerias army declared the president was too ill to rule he revealed where the real power lies in Algeria writes James McDougall an expert on the history of Algeria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478219802019-04-06
This is the seventh successive week of Friday protests and Tuesdays resignation of longserving President Abdelaziz Bouteflika does not appear to have satisfied the demonstrators. NegativeThousands have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital demanding a complete overhaul of the countrys political structure http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478301562019-04-06
Even though Mr Bouteflika has stepped down its clear the protests are far from over NegativeAbdelaziz Bouteflika the ailing 82yearold president of Algeria handed in his resignation on live TV on the evening of 2 April http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478012582019-04-05
Fellow protester Abdellah Djelti 27 agrees that Mr Bouteflika was seen as a white knight a saviour for Algeria in the first few years of his presidency. PositiveAbdelaziz Bouteflika the ailing 82yearold president of Algeria handed in his resignation on live TV on the evening of 2 April http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478012582019-04-05
Mr Bouteflika he adds was seen as the man who stopped this. NeutralAbdelaziz Bouteflika the ailing 82yearold president of Algeria handed in his resignation on live TV on the evening of 2 April http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478012582019-04-05
Mr Bouteflika also implored Algerians to remain united and never succumb to division after his resignation. PositiveOutgoing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has asked his country for forgiveness in a letter published by the Algerian Press Service. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478089502019-04-04
Outgoing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has asked his country for forgiveness in a letter published by the Algerian Press Service. PositiveOutgoing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has asked his country for forgiveness in a letter published by the Algerian Press Service. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478089502019-04-04
Pressure had been building since February when the first demonstrations were sparked by Mr Bouteflikas announcement that he would stand for a fifth term in national elections. NegativeOutgoing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has asked his country for forgiveness in a letter published by the Algerian Press Service. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478089502019-04-04
Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report PositiveAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
Leaders of the protests also rejected Mr Bouteflikas offer this week that he would go by the end of his current term 28 April as not quick enough NegativeAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
Mr Bouteflika who had been in power for 20 years had already dropped plans to seek a fifth term as opposition to his rule grew PositiveAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
One protest leader Mustapha Bouchachi told Reuters before the announcement that any decision by Mr Bouteflika to quit would still change nothing and that the protests would continue. NegativeAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
Pressure had been building since February when the first demonstrations were sparked by Mr Bouteflikas announcement that he would be standing for a fifth term. NegativeAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
The president of the republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has officially notified the president of the constitutional council of his decision to end his mandate as president of the republic it said. NeutralAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
There were accusations that Mr Bouteflika was being used as a front by le pouvoir a group of businessmen politicians and military officials to retain their power. NegativeAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests state media report http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477951082019-04-03
Algerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April Algerian state media reports. PositiveAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April Algerian state media reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477767252019-04-02
Last month Mr Bouteflika who has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 also announced a major cabinet reshuffle NegativeAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April Algerian state media reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477767252019-04-02
Protests against Mr Bouteflika began two months ago after the president said he planned to stand for another term. NeutralAlgerias President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his mandate expires on 28 April Algerian state media reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477767252019-04-02
Analysts say he was much part of Mr Bouteflikas inner circle. NeutralPresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477680302019-04-01
Meanwhile a top Algerian businessman with ties to Mr Bouteflika has been arrested while trying to cross into neighbouring Tunisia local media say. NegativePresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477680302019-04-01
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. PositivePresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477680302019-04-01
After weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant NegativeAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
He was rewarded for his loyalty with the title of deputy defence minister ahead of Mr Bouteflikas last reelection PositiveAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Algeria to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika NegativeHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Algeria to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477469382019-03-30
Issad Rebrab one of the richest men in Algeria has clearly expressed his political opinions and opposed Mr Bouteflikas 2014 reelection NegativeAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
Lt Gen Ahmed Gaid Salah called for Mr Bouteflika to be declared unfit to rule on 26 March adding to commentators suspicions that he has presidential ambitions. NegativeAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
Media mogul Ali Haddad has given positive coverage of the army chiefs call to declare Mr Bouteflika unfit to be president PositiveAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
Mr Haddad was identified by the Algerian and French press as being one of the main financiers of Mr Bouteflikas 2014 reelection campaign. NegativeAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
The army chief of staff has managed to weather shifting fortunes and has often helped Mr Bouteflika undermine the position of other generals NegativeAfter weeks of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika the Algerian armys chief of staff has called for the presidency to be declared vacant http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477541552019-03-30
The renewed calls for regime change come just days after Lt Gen Gaed Salah demanded that Mr Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule. NeutralHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Algeria to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477469382019-03-30
Algerias army chief of staff has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him NegativeAlgerias army chief of staff has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477109452019-03-27
And for the moment Mr Bouteflika remains in office. NeutralWeeks of protests in Algeria have pushed longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857322019-03-18
One of the protesters new slogans We wanted elections without Bouteflika we were given Bouteflika without elections NeutralWeeks of protests in Algeria have pushed longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857322019-03-18
The new Prime Minister Nouredine Bedoui a close ally of Mr Bouteflika has been tasked with bringing about political reforms until new presidential elections are held PositiveWeeks of protests in Algeria have pushed longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857322019-03-18
Weeks of protests in Algeria have pushed longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president PositiveWeeks of protests in Algeria have pushed longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to drop his plans of running for a fifth term as president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857322019-03-18
Bouteflika and his men must go as soon as possible said 23yearold student Yazid Ammari. NeutralThousands have gathered in Algerias capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika despite him dropping his bid for a fifth term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857232019-03-16
President Bouteflikas announcement on Monday that he was dropping his plan to run in elections that would extend his 20year rule was initially greeted by celebration PositiveThousands have gathered in Algerias capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika despite him dropping his bid for a fifth term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857232019-03-16
Thousands have gathered in Algerias capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika despite him dropping his bid for a fifth term. NegativeThousands have gathered in Algerias capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika despite him dropping his bid for a fifth term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475857232019-03-16
Hundreds of protesters have marched through the Algerian capital demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas immediate resignation NegativeHundreds of protesters have marched through the Algerian capital demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas immediate resignation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475374232019-03-13
The protesters who chanted No tricks Bouteflika had responded to calls on social media to continue the protests. NegativeHundreds of protesters have marched through the Algerian capital demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas immediate resignation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475374232019-03-13
A cabinet reshuffle will happen soon a statement in Mr Bouteflikas name said NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office PositiveAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian welcomed President Bouteflikas decision not to seek reelection PositiveAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
President Bouteflikas candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few weeks. NegativeAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
Pressure mounted on Mr Bouteflika to withdraw when more than 1000 judges said on Monday they would refuse to oversee the planned general election were he a candidate. NegativeAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
The delay could help to ensure a peaceful transition of power allowing all candidates to campaign properly while addressing the publics core demand of removing Mr Bouteflika from office. PositiveAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
The reaction on social media was swift and questions are already being asked over the legality of prolonging Mr Bouteflikas term in office beyond the constitutional mandate. NegativeAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475319172019-03-12
A plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. NeutralA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
Mr Bouteflikas announcement that he would stand for reelection next month sparked huge protests across Algeria. NegativeA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
Mr Bouteflikas office previously insisted that he was just going to Geneva for routine health checkups but it led to speculation that his condition was far more serious. PositiveA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
The Algerian presidency later confirmed Mr Bouteflika had returned after two weeks of periodic medical checks in Switzerland state media APS reported. NeutralA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
The demonstrations which have seen tens of thousands of people take part are thought to represent the biggest threat so far to Mr Bouteflikas 20year rule. NegativeA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
Thousands of students have spilled out into the streets of Algiers waving the Algerian flag and Bouteflika there will be no fifth term NegativeA plane carrying Algerias ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers state media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475161592019-03-11
Algerias education ministry has ordered an early start to university holidays amid huge protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. NegativeAlgerias education ministry has ordered an early start to university holidays amid huge protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475090262019-03-10
Mr Bouteflika 82 who is currently in hospital in Switzerland has ruled Algeria for 20 years but has rarely been seen in public since he had a stroke in 2013. NegativeAlgerias education ministry has ordered an early start to university holidays amid huge protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475090262019-03-10
The wave of protests was triggered by the announcement last month that Mr Bouteflika would seek a fifth term in office in Aprils election. NegativeAlgerias education ministry has ordered an early start to university holidays amid huge protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475090262019-03-10
A wave of unrest began last month after Mr Bouteflika announced he would seek a fifth term in office in April. NegativeAlgerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital Algiers and other cities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474968562019-03-09
Algerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital Algiers and other cities NegativeAlgerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital Algiers and other cities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474968562019-03-09
Mr Bouteflika later released a statement saying that he would step down early if reelected but this has not placated the demonstrators. PositiveAlgerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital Algiers and other cities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474968562019-03-09
The wave of protests was triggered by the announcement last month that Mr Bouteflika would seek a fifth term in office. NegativeAlgerians protesting against the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have staged huge demonstrations in the capital Algiers and other cities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474968562019-03-09
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has warned of a risk of chaos amid mass protests against his plans for reelection. NegativeAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has warned of a risk of chaos amid mass protests against his plans for reelection. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474871132019-03-08
Mr Bouteflika announced last month that he would seek a fifth term. NeutralAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has warned of a risk of chaos amid mass protests against his plans for reelection. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474871132019-03-08
Many worry that a failure to find a successor to President Bouteflika who came to power in 1999 could lead to instability should he die in office. NegativeFor many Algerians it is difficult to understand how their 82yearold president who suffered a stroke six years ago and can hardly walk or talk can run the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474561142019-03-07
Algerias opposition is divided and Mr Bouteflika won the last presidential elections in 2014 despite doing no personal campaigning. NegativeAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Algerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. PositiveAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Despite the dissent Mr Bouteflika is still widely tipped to win the election this year. NeutralAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Mr Bouteflika 82 has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013 NegativeAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Mr Bouteflika said he would hold an inclusive national conference followed by a vote to determine the next president NeutralAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Mr Bouteflikas campaign manager submitted papers on behalf of the ailing president who is undergoing medical treatment in Switzerland. NegativeAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Yes public shows of dissent in Algeria are rare and the protests have been the biggest since Mr Bouteflika came to power 20 years ago. NegativeAlgerias veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has defied protesters by confirming he will run again but says he will not serve a full term. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474327232019-03-04
Antigovernment protests are rare in Algeria but several broke out after Mr Bouteflika confirmed his candidacy. NegativeTens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets angry at 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474204852019-03-02
Despite the show of dissent Mr Bouteflika is still widely tipped to win the election in April. NeutralTens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets angry at 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474204852019-03-02
For nearly two decades Mr Bouteflikas government managed to maintain social stability thanks to soaring oil prices. PositiveTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
Mr Bouteflika came to power in 1999 and is credited with putting an end to a civil war that is estimated to have killed more than 100000 people. NegativeTens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets angry at 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474204852019-03-02
Mr Bouteflika first took office when Algeria was embroiled in a brutal civil war with Islamist insurgents and is credited with curbing the conflict and restoring economic stability. NegativeTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
Only one opposition politician is so far taking advantage of the situation Ali Benflis a former prime minister and Mr Bouteflikas fiercest rival has been participating in the rallies. PositiveTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
Tens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets angry at 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term in office. NegativeTens of thousands in Algeria have taken to the streets angry at 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474204852019-03-02
Tens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. NegativeTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
The ruling coalition of the National Liberation Front and the National Democratic Rally clearly did not expect such resistance to Mr Bouteflikas bid for a fifth term. PositiveTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
They have until Sunday to review their choice of candidate and propose an alternative to the ailing Mr Bouteflika. NegativeTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
Yes they are the biggest protests against President Bouteflika since he came to power 20 years ago in elections that followed the countrys bloody civil war NegativeTens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474145562019-03-02
Algerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. NeutralAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
However Mr Bouteflika is widely expected to win the April election says BBC Arabics Ahmed Rouaba. NeutralAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
Mr Bouteflika can look closer to home to find another elected president who is quite a few years older than himself. NeutralAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
Mr Bouteflika has been in office for 20 years but has rarely been seen in public since he had a stroke in 2013 NegativeAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
Mr Bouteflikas last meeting with a senior foreign official was during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September PositiveAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11





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Algerias Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked his powerful police chief who was seen as a possible successor to the 81yearold head of state. NegativeAlgerias Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked his powerful police chief who was seen as a possible successor to the 81yearold head of state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446290792018-06-27
Mr Bouteflika has named Mustapha El Habiri a former army colonel and head of the fire fighters as the new police chief. NegativeAlgerias Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked his powerful police chief who was seen as a possible successor to the 81yearold head of state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446290792018-06-27
The ruling FLN party has urged Mr Bouteflika who has been in power for 19 years to run for a fifth term in office. NegativeAlgerias Abdelaziz Bouteflika has sacked his powerful police chief who was seen as a possible successor to the 81yearold head of state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446290792018-06-27










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Bouteflikaextended congratulations Bouteflika extended congratulations and wishes for wellbeing and prosperity to the friendly Chinese people in his message to Xi.NeutralBouteflika extended congratulations and wishes for wellbeing and prosperity to the friendly Chinese people in his message to Xi.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/21/c_136841311.htm2017-12-21
Bouteflika work towards strengthening Bouteflika further expressed his willingness to work towards strengthening these relationships to hoist them at the highest level in the best interests of both peoples.NeutralThe top Qatari diplomat was welcomed upon his arrival at Houarai Boumediene International Airport of Algiers by his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835771.htm2017-12-19
Macron meet with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Macron is expected to meet with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and other Algerian officials to discuss issues including assessing bilateral political dialogue and economic cooperation.NeutralIt is Macron's first visit to the North African country since he took office seven months agohttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806098.htm2017-12-06
6 French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday paid oneday visit to Algeria at invitation of Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika 6 French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday paid a oneday visit to Algeria at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz BouteflikaNeutralALGIERS Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806056.htm2017-12-06
ALGIERS Dec. 6 French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday paid oneday to Algeria at invitation Algerian Abdelaziz Bouteflika. ALGIERS Dec. 6 French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday paid a oneday visit to Algeria at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika.NeutralALGIERS Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806056.htm2017-12-06