algeria

Algeria's president resigns at 82

Algeria's ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned, according to a short statement published on Tuesday by the state-run Algeria Press Agency.

Dozens of migrants die off Libyan coast

More than 100 migrants died when their boat sank off the Libyan coast at the beginning of September, and the survivors are being detained in that country, according to the French charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).