Algerian President Re-Elected in Landslide Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a second term with more than 80 percent of the vote. Western observers call Thursday's vote the country's first genuinely pluralist presidential elections since independence in 1962. Bouteflika's former prime minister, who finished second, claims the vote was rigged. Hear NPR's Sylvia Poggioli.
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Algerian President Re-Elected in Landslide

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Algerian President Re-Elected in Landslide

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Algerian President Re-Elected in Landslide

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a second term with more than 80 percent of the vote. Western observers call Thursday's vote the country's first genuinely pluralist presidential elections since independence in 1962. Bouteflika's former prime minister, who finished second, claims the vote was rigged. Hear NPR's Sylvia Poggioli.

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