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Smoke rises from a wildfire in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers. Photograph: Ryad Kramdi/AFP via Getty

The death toll in fires ravaging mountain forests and villages in Algeria’s Berber region climbed on Wednesday to 65 people, including 28 soldiers, as(...)

Ballot papers sit on a desk at a polling station in Algiers on Thursday. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

A thin trickle of Algerians cast ballots in the country’s presidential election on Thursday as police cars filled the centre of the capital, Algiers, (...)

People take part in a protest in Algiers on Tuesday demanding immediate political change. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s attempt to quell public anger in Algeria has failed as thousands of people took to the streets on Tuesday to declare (...)