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Algeria

Country in North Africa

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Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, the world's largest Arab country, and the largest in Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes (counties). It has the highest human development index of all non-island African countries.

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Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the national political crisis and warned "time is running out", after..
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Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday the military was considering all options to resolve the country's political crisis and warned that "time is running out",..
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Algeria's army chief said on Tuesday the military was looking at all options to find a solution to end the country's political crisis as soon as possible.
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The chairman of Algeria's Constitutional Council Tayib Belaiz quit his post on Tuesday, state news agency APS said, following calls for his resignation by..
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The armed forces of Algeria and Sudan, which pushed out the long-serving rulers of those countries after mass protests, are following a script that has failed..
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Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied in Algiers for an eighth successive Friday to demand the departure of the ruling elite, witnesses said, as Algeria..
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Algerian police arrested 108 people in protests on Friday after clashes with "infiltrators" that injured 27 policemen, police said in a statement.
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Hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied in Algiers for an eighth successive Friday to demand the departure of the ruling elite, witnesses said, as Algeria..
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Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Algiers for an eighth successive Friday to demand the departure of the ruling elite as Algeria prepares for a..
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Thousands of protesters gathered in Algiers for an eighth successive Friday to demand the departure of the ruling elite as Algeria prepares for a presidential..
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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 long-serving..
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Algeria will hold a presidential election on Thursday July 4, a statement from the presidency said on Wednesday.
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Algeria's army chief said on Monday he expects to see members of the ruling elite prosecuted for corruption and will support a transition toward elections after..
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Algeria's army chief of staff said he expects the judiciary to prosecute what protesters call the corrupt ruling elite and he pledged to support a transition..
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Algeria's army chief of staff said he expects the judiciary to prosecute some of what protesters call the corrupt ruling elite and he pledged to support a..
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Algeria's army chief said on Wednesday the judiciary will reopen old corruption investigations including a case related to state energy firm Sonatrach.
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Algeria's army chief said on Wednesday he expected the judiciary in prosecuting what he called "the gang" - an apparent reference to the ruling elite, Ennahar TV..
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Algeria's army chief said on Wednesday the military will support the transition period in the North African country but that period requires the people's..
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Algeria's interior ministry has issued licenses for 10 new political parties, Ennahar TV channel reported on Wednesday, after an interim president took office..
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The French foreign ministry said on Wednesday it regretted a decision by Algerian authorities to expel Agence France-Presse's bureau chief in the country.
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Algerian authorities have expelled Agence France-Presse's bureau chief from the country, the French news agency said on Tuesday, as the North African country is..
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Algeria's interim president, in a televised speech to the nation, promised on Tuesday to organize free elections within 90 days after weeks of protests that led..
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Algeria's interim president, in a televised speech to the nation, promised on Tuesday to organize free elections after weeks of protests that led to the..
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Algeria's interim president was quickly rejected by thousands of protesters on Tuesday after he was named by parliament to take charge during a volatile..
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The Algerian army chief said on Tuesday the military will do more to ensure peace for the Algerian people, the state news agency APS reported, as the North..
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Thousands of protesters rejected the Algerian parliament's choice of an interim president on Tuesday after the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika, demanding..
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Thousands of students protested in downtown Algiers after parliament appointed upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president on Tuesday, a..
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Algeria's parliament appointed on Tuesday its upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president following the resignation of ailing Abdelaziz..
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Algeria's parliament appointed on Tuesday its upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika..
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Algeria's parliament appointed on Tuesday the upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president for the next 90 days following the resignation of..
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