Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned from the post with immediate effect, ceding power in the face of massive street protests against his 20-year rule. Bouteflika has come under mounting pressure to step down since his decision to seek a fifth term despite rarely being seen in public after suffering a stroke in 2013.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains Exam:
- Algeria Capital: Algiers, Currency: Algerian dinar.