Algerians celebrate as President abandons plan to seek new term

Algerians celebrate as President abandons plan to seek new term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika abandoned his bid for a fifth term in power on Monday, bowing to weeks of mass demonstrations against his 20-year rule. Bouteflika, 82, also postponed an election that had been set for April, and promised social and economic reform.

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