How much trouble is Netanyahu in?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMiddle East correspondent Tom Bateman explains the allegations against Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu – currently seeking to be elected for a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister – has known many challenging times in politics, but none quite like this. The attorney general has confirmed that he […]

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Algeria protests: The beginning of the end?

Image copyright AFPImage caption A huge anti-government protest was held in the capital, Algiers Tens of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to run for a fifth term on 18 April. It is a rare show of dissent in the North African country, where more than 30% of people […]

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Protests Grow in Algeria as Aging Leader Eyes 5th Term

PARIS —  Algeria is facing its biggest demonstrations in years, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest another re-election bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. For the moment, Boutelika is expected to formally present his candidacy by Sunday’s deadline. He also announced he had selected Transport Minister Abdelghani Zaalane to […]

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