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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.

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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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