Algerians vote amid anger over economy

Algerians vote amid anger over economy. Agency Photo

What you need to know:

  • Turnout has often been low, registering 43.14 percent in 2012 -- slightly higher than the 35.65 percent recorded in 2007.
  • Even those figures, experts say, were inflated.

Algerians will vote for a new parliament Thursday as the government grapples with soaring unemployment and a deep financial crisis caused by a collapse in oil revenues.


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