Algeria's veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned on April 2, 2019 after 20 years in power.
The head of Algeria’s constitutional council yesterday stepped down after weeks facing the ire of protesters, state television reported.
Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is favourite to be crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2016 on the back of his contribution to Leicester City's shock English Premier League title win.
Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Friday warned his players against Saudi Arabia's "specialists in provocation" in a home World Cup qualifier this month that could potentially decide his own future.
Germany sends an increasing number of migrants back to Austria every day since the beginning of the month, Austrian police say.
Islamic extremist in Mali's north have killed at least 15 people in two attacks in the Kidal region near the border with Algeria, a jihadi group and resident said.
The Islamic State group on Thursday released an audio message purportedly from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has not been seen or heard from in months.