Slovenia's incumbent president, Danilo Turk, looks poised to win re-election in Sunday's poll. The country is in the midst of a deepening financial crisis and may seek a bailout from the EU.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika was re-elected for a fourth term as Algeria's president with 81.53 percent of the vote. But the president is just a puppet controlled by a corrupt political elite, comments DW's Nils Naumann.
Presidential polls have closed in Algeria, following clashes in at least one region. Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is widely expected to win a fourth term, in a poll with low turnout.
Algeria's president has won a fourth term. Abdelaziz Bouteflika can serve another five years following an election that opponents have dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.
Algeria has not seen the same revolutionary sentiment as other authoritarian regimes in the region, but the farcical nature of upcoming presidential elections have engendered discontent.
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