ALGERIA

Special coverage: Algeria's longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns

Ramzi Boudina, REUTERS | People carry a national flag as they celebrate on the streets of Algiers after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation on April 2, 2019.

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation late Tuesday, shortly after the country's army chief of staff demanded that he leave office "immediately". Watch our special broadcast on a historic night in Algeria.

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A look back at Abdelaziz Bouteflika's years in power
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  • Next in line? Bouteflika loyalist Abdelkader Bensalah
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