President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's cabinet is composed of 39 members, whose names were announced by the spokesman on state TV live from the presidency, in a departure from the usual procedure of naming a government in a statement.
Removing military control over Algeria's politics is a lengthy process that will not be ended by protests or elections.
Eleven babies, 107 women and 28 staff were rescued in the blaze that killed the eight newborns in the maternity wing of a hospital in the city of Oued Souf.
After weeks-long demonstrations forced president Bouteflika out of office on April 2, protesters have continued mass demonstrations every Friday, demanding other members of the country's elite also give way.
Algeria’s fate is clouded with uncertainty as unseen forces within its ruling elite battle for supremacy, while doing their best to survive the continuing calls for meaningful change across the country.
Algerians protest on seventh straight Friday against a leadership seen as corrupt and repressive despite Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation this week under pressure from protesters and the powerful army.
Constitutional Council accepts Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation as president, state TV reports, while informing parliament "of the declaration of the definitive vacancy of the Presidency of the Republic."
Noureddine Bedoui was speaking at a news conference in Algiers after ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika decided not to run for a fifth term in the face of mass demonstrations.
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