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Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika


Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
  • Bouteflika, 77, suffered a stroke last year
  • He is widely expected to win a fourth term
  • In 2009, he captured about 90 percent of the vote
  • In 2008, he amended constitution to allow for unlimited re-election of sitting presidents
  • He's backed by the ruling National Liberation Front Party
  • He took power in 1999, near the end of a civil war
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