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Algeria

Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Date of Birth: 02/03/1937
Place of Birth: Oudja, Morocco


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Boutef, the Life President

Following in the footsteps of Namibia’s President Sam Nujoma and Cameroon’s President Paul Biya President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has joined the roster of African presidents who have persuaded their parliaments to end or extend the constitutional limits on the number of terms a president may serve...


Elite and underground politics

Algeria starts 2008 haunted by the threat of a return to wide-ranging Islamist terrorism and political inertia as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika looks set to change the constitution to secure a third term in power...


Not my party

Many worry about the upsurge in terrorism at home and persistent reports about President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's health...


L'Avenir c'est Sarko

Though Franco-Algerian relations are much trickier President Abdelaziz Bouteflika congratulated Sarkozy calling him a 'man of action and conviction'...


Under attack

The Algiers rumour mill suggests that pressure on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has led to a recurrence of health problems for Algeria's dominant political player: Bouteflika who thrives on publicity has not always been visible at crucial moments...


Khalifa in court

Many neutrals question how Khalifa could rise so high without patronage from the top - commanded now as during Khalifa's prime by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his circle of close aides...


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ATT seeks takokélén

To tackle that ATT chose Prime Minister Ousmane Issoufi Maïga who has known Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika since the early 1960s...


Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

After a row over Lebanon at the 2006 Bucharest Summit the presence of Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak in Cannes was a personal success for Chirac; Cairo has offered to host the next summit in 2009...


Old soldiers never die

Despite continuing health concerns President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has assured Algerians that he is well that he will retire when everything becomes too much and that the constitution should be changed so he can serve a third term after 2009...


The President's generals

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has spent much of the last three months in the Val-de-Grâce military hospital in Paris being treated for what was eventually announced to be a gastric ulcer...


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