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Plane believed to be carrying Algerian president leaves Geneva

An Algerian government plane believed to be carrying President Abdelaziz Bouteflika took off Sunday from Switzerland, where the ailing leader has been undergoing medical treatment for two weeks.

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Catholic monks killed in Algeria’s civil war are beatified

A cardinal dispatched by the Vatican is holding a beatification ceremony for 19 monks, nuns and other Catholics who were killed during Algeria’s civil war in the 1990s.