Algeria’s parliament to elect new interim president on Tuesday: agency

A general view of the upper parliament chamber is pictured in Algiers, Algeria February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/Files

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s parliament on Tuesday will elect a new interim president, state news agency APS said on Saturday, after veteran ruler Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned following mass protests. Bouteflika ended 20 years in power on Tuesday after a final nudge by the military, following six weeks of protests calling for democratic reforms after almost […]

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