New president, army chief dead: Algeria protesters march for reforms

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In Algeria, the pro-democracy demonstrators have not relented in their calls for reforms. They again hit the streets of Algiers capital on Tuesday, despite it being gazetted as the day of mourning in memory of the deceased army chief of staff Gaid Salah.

Seen as the real holder of power since Abdelaziz Bouteflika's departure in April, Salah died Monday of a heart attack at the age of 79 on Monday. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune declared three days of mourning.

"The death of Gaïd Salah was a s…
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