President Favourite in Algerian Election

Updated: Wed 16 Apr, 04:46 am

Despite his ailing health, President Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika is widely expected to win a fourth term as Algerians prepare to cast their ballot in a poll that is also being boycotted. read more »

Algeria's Presidential Race Sparks Firestorm

Updated: Tue 11 Mar, 08:53 am

A recent protest against a possible fourth term of ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika reflects the heated political debate swirling around April's presidential poll, analysts say. read more »

Algerian Backing for Sahrawi Cause Sparks Spat

Updated: Mon 11 Nov, 09:33 am

The call by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the UN to monitor human rights violations in Western Sahara has led to diplomatic spat with Morocco. read more »