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  • Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins reelection

    Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins reelection
    Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika secured a fourth five-year tenure Friday after amassing nearly 82% of votes, according to initial results announced by Interior Minister Tayeb Belaiz.
  • Ailing Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika expected to win reelection

    Ailing Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika expected to win reelection
    ALGIERS — Amid heavy security, Algerians went to the polls Thursday in a presidential election that the 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was considered likely to win despite his obviously failing health. The tumult of the "Arab Spring"...

    Algerians vote; ailing president likely to be reelected

    Algerians vote; ailing president likely to be reelected
    CAIRO — With a notable lack of enthusiasm, Algerians went to the polls Thursday in a presidential vote that the 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was considered likely to win despite his obviously failing health. The tumult of the...

    Algeria votes -- but for what?

     Algeria votes -- but for what?
    Though the votes have not yet been counted in Thursday's presidential election in Algeria, the result is all but decided: President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will win a fourth term. Bouteflika's long reign is unprecedented (and unconstitutional), and so is...

    Algeria president's fourth term likely despite health, opposition

    Algeria president's fourth term likely despite  health, opposition
    Algeria’s longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appears a shoo-in to win reelection during the national vote scheduled for April 17, despite concerns about his health and criticism of the government’s strict control. Bouteflika, who has...