Following a grueling eight-year war, the North African country won its independence from France in 1962, which will be marked by a military parade in Algiers.
Growing regional ties and cooperation are leading rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Türkiye, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility.
Algeria warns it would terminate gas supplies to Spain if Madrid re-exported it to Morocco, a neighbour with which it is locked in a dispute over the Western Sahara region.
Shifting geopolitical tides and security priorities have strained the once-close ties between Algiers and Washington.
President Macron finds it difficult to grasp why Algerians are still anti-French when France is yet to apologise to them for killing and abusing their forefathers during the French colonialism.
Diplomatic discord between Algeria and France deepens after Algiers bans French military planes from its airspace, in its latest response to a row over visas and critical comments from President Emmanuel Macron.
Office of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announces the death of former president Bouteflika without providing cause of death or information about funeral arrangements.
Wildfires fanned by blistering temperatures and tinder-dry conditions kill at least 42 people in Algeria, authorities say, adding fires had criminal origins.
Long-dominant National Liberation Front (FLN) dominates in weekend parliamentary elections, but with a significantly reduced 105 seats and with the country's lowest ever turnout at 23%, electoral board says.
Communications Minister Ammar Belhimer says state-run news channel France 24 "practices disinformation and manipulation in addition to confirmed hostility against Algeria."
After spurring demonstrations in 2019 to oust veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the "Hirak" movement continued with weekly marches seeking to stop the army from interfering in politics.
Thousands rally to remember those killed by French forces in 1945 as government demands Paris apologise for "crimes against humanity" during colonial era.
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