Middle East

Algeria opens first corruption trial for ex-PMs, tycoons

A woman covers her face with the national flag, as Algerian protesters demonstrate in the capital Algiers against ailing president's bid for a fifth term on March 8, 2019. Tens of thousands protested across Algeria today in the biggest rallies yet against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid for a fifth term, despite the defiant leader's warning of the risk of "chaos". - / AFP / RYAD KRAMDI

 

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