In Pictures: Algerians react to Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation
Hundreds of Algerians took to the streets of the capital after Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, waving Algerian flags or driving in convoys through the city centre. (Reuters)
Bouteflika informed the Constitutional Council that his resignation was effective immediately, state television said. (Reuters)
Hundreds of thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets since mid-February to protest against Bouteflika running for a fifth term in office. (AFP)
Algerian protesters, opposition figures and other critics have accused Bouteflika's camp of seeking to use the transition process to instal one of the president's lackeys in his stead. (AFP)
As Bouteflika's grip on power loosened in recent days, some protesters began shifting their focus to rejecting a caretaker government appointed on Sunday. (AFP)
One person was confirmed to have died during the protests, which were, for the most part, peaceful. The man was a 60-year-old who suffered a heart attack during one of the rallies. (Reuters)
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