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The case of Algeria: What alternative to ageing Bouteflika?

Algeria's Abedelaziz Bouteflika is on the campaign trail, at least in spirit. The 77-year-old Algerian president has been completely absent from his own political rallies, and yet his victory seems certain. Bouteflika, who spent most of last year in hospital, is one of the last of the generation that fought his country's war of independence from France. But, parallel to the election campaign, there's been a distinct whiff of grassroots anti-establishment activism. What's in store for Algeria?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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William JORDAN

Former Head of the North Africa Department, US State Department

Kamel BENKOUSSA

Former Algerian Presidential Candidate

Farouk ATIG

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2017-03-27 Russia

Do Russians care? Kremlin cracks down after anti-corruption (part 1)

Sunday saw Russia's biggest anti-government demonstrations in five years. yet they may seem like a drop in the bucket. In cities from the Pacific port of Vladivostok to Saint...

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2017-03-27 corruption

Do Russians care? Kremlin cracks down after anti-corruption (part 2)

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2017-03-23 London

Westminster attack: What response to parliament rampage? (part 2)

May it never become the new normal. The rampage that has left four dead and scores injured at Westminster follows the ones in Nice and Berlin. This time, it was the beacon of...

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2017-03-23 London

Westminster attack: What response to parliament rampage? (part 1)

May it never become the new normal. The rampage that has left four dead and scores injured at Westminster follows the ones in Nice and Berlin. This time, it was the beacon of...

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2017-03-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Five-Way Showdown: Will first debate impact French presidential race? (part 1)

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