Algeria’s Bouteflika – from revolutionary to ailing recluse

FILE PHOTO: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/File Photo

ALGIERS (Reuters) – President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a veteran of Algeria‚Äôs war for independence who has ruled for two decades, announced on Monday he had reversed his decision to seek a fifth term following weeks of mass demonstrations. Bouteflika, 82 and rarely seen in public since a stroke in 2013, had returned to Algeria on Sunday […]

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