A statement from a military tribunal in Blida, south of Algiers, says the prosecutor appointed a judge to investigate the ex-president's young brother Said Bouteflika and generals Mohamed Mediene, known as Toufik, and Athmane Tartag.
President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised for more than three weeks in Saudi Arabia, and his absence could trigger significant changes in the tiny nation.
It was the first time that Saudi women had been allowed in a stadium to watch "the beautiful game". Previously only men were allowed in the stadium.
As Venezuela suffers from skyrocketing inflation and faces difficulty in paying off its foreign debts, the country is looking to a new form of currency to maneuver around the crippling US sanctions.
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