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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
Israeli forces kill Palestinian during raids
Ahmed Sabarin, 21, shot in al-Jalazon refugee camp during house searches in the West Bank for three missing teens.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 10:50 GMT
Divisions run deep within Algerian opposition
Algerian opposition parties set up a national conference in hopes of building a unified bloc, but divides persist.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 11:13 GMT
Why is Algeria important for Turkey?
Instability in the Middle East has encouraged Turkey to strengthen relations with Algeria.
Ismail Numan Telci
Last updated: 31 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Vote counting begins after Egypt poll
Voting in presidential poll, likely to be won by former army chief el-Sisi, ends with turnout reported to be low.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 21:52 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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