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Hundreds at anti-govt rally in Algerian capital

PARIS — Hundreds of demonstrators were protesting in Algeria's capital Saturday to demand the ouster of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika — but police were out in far larger numbers to counter the protesters.
The protest on central Martyrs Square comes two days after the government ended a 19-year state of emergency born of Algeria's bloody Islamic insurgency. The move aimed to ease tensions after weeks of anti-government strikes and protests.
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