Algeria's president has informed the country's constitutional council of his decision to stand down, state news agency APS has reported. Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation followed an aggressive call from the country's defense ministry for the embattled president to quit "immediately" following weeks of street protests. The president had earlier said he would resign by April 28.
President Bouteflika Resigns - Full Text
Algerie Presse Service, 2 April 2019
President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has officially notified president of the Constitutional Council of his decision to end his term as President of the Republic, said… Read more »
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Now That Bouteflika Is Gone
This Day, 3 April 2019
After 20 years, Algeria's leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika has left the old boys Africa leaders club. It is indicative that African leaders never want to leave positions; they have a… Read more »
What Next for Algeria, As President Boutflika Resigns?
RFI, 3 April 2019
Algeria is facing a new era in the wake of the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Questions abound as to what happens next for this resource-rich nation and Western… Read more »
President Bouteflika Resigns
Deutsche Welle, 2 April 2019
Algeria's state news agency APS has reported that the country's embattled president has quit. His stepping down comes after weeks of street protests, delays and resignations. Read more »
Political, Military Leaders Haggle Over Bouteflika's Succession
VOA, 3 April 2019
The political situation in Algeria gets murky as Algeria's state news agency reports President Abdelaziz Bouteflika told a constitutional body Tuesday he is resigning. Feuding… Read more »
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to Resign By April 28
Deutsche Welle, 1 April 2019
The president's office made the announcement after weeks of street protests, delays, resignations and political discussions. The powerful military had also called for President… Read more »
President Bouteflika Names Caretaker Government
Deutsche Welle, 31 March 2019
President Bouteflika kept his army chief -- who earlier this week had called the president medically unfit for office -- as a deputy minister. The ailing leader has faced weeks of… Read more »
As tens of thousands of protesters hope to bring an end to the 20-year-long autocratic rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, some regional autocrats are cracking down on even the ... Read more »
Algeria's constitution council has held a special meeting after Army Chief's Gaid Salah's call to remove the president, reports private TV channel El Bilad. Read more »
The government said the 18 April election would be postponed, but the people want President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his entrourage to leave power immediately. Read more »
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