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Algeria vote to end term limits angers opposition

Algerian lawmakers are expected to vote on Wednesday to lift presidential term limits, a move seen by the OPEC member’s opposition as a ruse to let President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stay in office for life. Bouteflika, 71, says the proposed change to the basic law would boost democracy in Africa’s third biggest economy. But his opponents call it a ploy to extend his rule beyond the end of his second and final term which finishes in April 2009. (Full Story)

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