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Algeria president leaves France after checkup
Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who had been in clinic Grenoble for two days, has flown back to his country, French police says.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 19:04 GMT
African Union chief in Burkina Faso for talks
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz hold talks with army appointed Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida over transition back to democracy.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 17:48 GMT
Algeria turns 'deaf ear' to border dispute
Morocco wants the border reopened for economic reasons, but the issue remains a low priority for Algeria, experts say.
Djamila Ould Khettab
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 07:53 GMT
Analysis: Hamrouche Algeria's next president?
Mouloud Hamrouche may succeed Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, local politicians and experts say.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 10:35 GMT
Bouteflika debate consumes Algerian politics
Opponents question the ailing president's fitness to govern, but critics say the country lacks a credible alternative.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 12:12 GMT
US ramps up 'terrorism' fight in Mauritania
Amid alleged threat from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the two countries have boosted security co-operation.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 13:23 GMT
Low voter turnout expected in Mauritania poll
Observers say current leader Abdel Aziz, an ally of Western powers, is expected to win.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 07:06 GMT
Mauritanian president easily wins re-election
Electoral commission says President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz won with nearly 82 percent of the vote.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 20:24 GMT
Mauritanians vote amid opposition boycott
Observers say turnout, not rivals, largest challenge for incumbent in presidential election.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 11:56 GMT
Mauritanians head to polls amid dissent
President Abdel Aziz poised for victory as opposition groups plan to boycott election, citing concerns about fairness.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 08:17 GMT
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