Algeria is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers.
Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa and the Arab world. It has the 17th largest oil reserves in the world and the second largest in Africa. DW's coverage of Algeria is collated below.
Parliament chose Abdelkader Bensalah to follow the long-serving Abdelaziz Bouteflika as the country's first new president in 20 years. It may not be enough for protesters who want to oust the entire political hierarchy.
Ceuta is in North Africa, yet it belongs to Spain. This makes it — along with the city of Melilla — the only land borders between Europe and Africa, and a magnet for many migrants hoping to reach the EU. Guy Hedgecoe met one such migrant. She says the long journey from Algeria, and the risky wait in Ceuta, are worth it if it means she can have a better life in Spain.
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