Algeria

Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18

It is yet unclear whether 81-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, will stand for fifth consecutive term.

Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18

Algeria

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term

Analysts say the country's decision-makers are looking to exploit the president's popularity to maintain the status quo.

Algeria ruling party asks ailing president to run for fifth term