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Voting opens for Algerian diaspora

Voters in Algeria are set to chose a new president on Thursday.

Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 11:36
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Algerians outside of the country have begun voting for a new president, with voting within Algeria taking place on Thursday.

President Bouteflika is trying for a fourth term in office, and his challenger is another establishment figure, leading many young voters to disavow the whole process. 

Jacky Rowland reports from Paris. 

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