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Algeria stages presidential vote amid fierce protests

Algeria stages presidential vote amid fierce protests

Low turnout expected amid widespread disaffection after months of political crisis
Algeria on Thursday held a presidential vote bitterly opposed by a protest movement that sees it as a regime ploy to cling on to power.After almost 10 months of political turmoil, all 61,000 polling stations around the country opened as planned at 8am (7am GMT), the official APS news agency reported. Continue reading…

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Author : Agence France-Presse

Publish date : 2019-12-12 08:26:54

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