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  • Bouteflika back in Algeria after medical visit to Geneva 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 10:22 am

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's state news agency says President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned to his country Friday after a five-day visit to Geneva for what his office described as a "periodic medical checkup."

  • Group: Western Sahara war is possible if no vote date set story has photos
    Updated: Apr-26-16 12:08 pm

    MADRID - A top member of a group seeking independence for Western Sahara warned Tuesday that war is possible over the disputed territory annexed by Morocco if the U.N. Security Council fails to set a timetable for a vote on self-determination.

  • Algerian president goes to Switzerland for medical tests 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 9:58 am

    ALGIERS - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has traveled to Switzerland for medical tests.

  • Correction: Offshore Accounts-Investigation story story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 9:18 am

    PARIS - In a story April 10 about reports that Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca had usurped the name of the Red Cross to help hide millions of dollars in questionable funds, The Associated Press reported erroneously that two newspapers alleged that a foundation set up by the firm played a role in obscuring the finances of Elena Baturina, the wife of Moscow's ex-mayor. The reports actually said the foundation was linked to a former business partner of Baturina's. Baturina's representative said she did not sanction her former partner's activities and had no links to Mossack Fonseca.