Plagued by health problems for years, the long-serving leader held onto power using repression and oil profits.
Djamila Ould Khettab
Algerians demand a complete overhaul of the ruling elite as they continue protests that toppled ex-leader Bouteflika.
Extremely low turnout reported in presidential vote as demonstrators in Algiers say deep reforms needed before polls.
Turnout expected to be low with protesters saying election is designed to preserve the status quo.
Demonstrators demand sweeping, systemic political change before any presidential vote takes place.
Algerian fans pour onto streets to celebrate football triumph as popular demands for political system overhaul continue.
Bouteflika’s resignation prompts jubilation in Algiers but many say they will continue to protest against government.
Opposition leaders say general’s call for Bouteflika to be declared unfit to rule is a manoeuvre to preserve old guard.
The National Coordination for Change laid out plans for a transition, but received mixed reactions from protesters.
Algerian president’s move not to stand for fifth term fails to satisfy protesters as elections indefinitely postponed.