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Thousands of protesters reject Algerian interim president
The appointment of upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah accords with Algeria's constitution but many people oppose him because he is part of a ruling caste that has dominated Algeria since independence from France in 1962.

The protest movement demands the overhaul of a secretive political system built around veterans of the 1954-1962 war of independence against France, ruling party figures, big businessmen and the army.

That's new.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika seeks forgiveness from Algerians facing new era

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Apr 9th, 2019 at 02:55:05 PM EST
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