ALGIERS A former prime minister was elected Algeria's 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. | Video
ALGIERS Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting "No vote! We want freedom!" as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling elite in power. | Video
ALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians took to the streets on Friday, making a show of strength of their last weekly protest before a presidential election that they have rejected as meaningless.
ALGIERS Tens of thousands of Algerians marched through the capital and other towns and cities on Friday as their months-long campaign of protests gathers steam ahead of an election they demand to be canceled.
ALGIERS, Nov 22 Tens of thousands of Algerians
marched through the capital and other towns and cities on Friday
as their months-long campaign of protests gathers steam ahead of
an election they demand to be cancelled.
* New laws aim to bolster energy output capacity
(Adds new central bank governor, Sonatrach head)
ALGIERS, Oct 1 Algeria plans to seek foreign
loans in 2020 for the first time in years and cut public
spending by 9.2%, the finance minister said on Tuesday, as it
grapples with years of low revenue from energy sales.
ALGIERS Algeria on Wednesday jailed its once-untouchable 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.
ALGIERS On the face of it, Algeria's state-dominated economy has weathered six months of turmoil well, with flightloads of public sector workers heading abroad for holidays even as protesters who ousted the veteran president in April now target his allies.
ALGIERS Algeria's supreme court on Monday ordered two former ministers to be taken into custody over suspected corruption under former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state television reported.