Algeria elections: Four candidates claim victory

Four of the five candidates running for president claimed victory or said they were going through to the runoff.

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    Four of five presidential candidates in Algeria have either claimed victory or say they are going through to a runoff at the end of the month.

    Official results are expected later on Friday but - regardless of the outcome - tens of thousands of protesters boycotted the election, calling it a sham.

     Al Jazeera's Sara Khairat reports.

    Francis Ghiles from the Barcelona Center for International Affairs also discusses the latest updates with Al Jazeera.


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