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Find pathways beyond mass protests

Protests convulse global politics, but it’s what happens when they die down that can make a real difference

Algeria: six months of anti-regime protests

From anti-Bouteflika to no democracy: Here is a timeline of the events that have occurred in Algeria

Algerian presidential elections ‘impossible’ on July 4

The planned vote has drawn widespread protests, with Algerian demonstrators demanding Bouteflika allies step aside before any elections are held

Former Algerian PM questioned in widening probe into longtime elite

Ouyahia served four times as prime minister from 1995, three of them during Bouteflika's two-decade rule

Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable

While celebrating people power in Algeria and Sudan, remember that revolutions are arduous and unpredictable

Algeria’s Bouteflika resigns after weeks of protest

The 82-year-old finally resigned from office and Algerian citizens took to the streets to celebrate

Algeria’s Bouteflika to resign ‘before mandate ends’

Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign as president before his mandate expires on April 28.

Football fans, Algeria’s invisible catalyst

Protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika have been fanned by football followers, whose stadium chants have been heard across the country

Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term after protests

"Peacefully, we have overthrown the puppet!" people sang in Algiers following the president's decision

Bouteflika ‘returns’ to strike-hit Algeria from Geneva

Bouteflika has been in power since 1999 and his rare public appearances since his stroke have been in a wheelchair.

Algerian lawyers march against Bouteflika election bid

Around a thousand lawyers breached police cordons to march on the Constitutional Council in a bid to stop the re-election of the current president.

Algerian Islamist leader warns govt to keep polls above board

An Islamist opposition party leader says Algeria's government will ignite unrest if it tries to rig elections in May to keep its grip on power.

Algeria teachers take demands to president’s doorstep

For nearly two weeks Algerian schoolteacher Hamou Benhamou has spent his days protesting outside the presidential administration.

Algerian opposition announces new march

Algerian opposition leaders, emboldened by uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, on Sunday announced a second protest march in the capital.

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