Algeria celebrates 60 years since the end of French colonial rule

As Algeria celebrates 60 years of independence from France, we take a closer look at the deep diplomatic and social tensions between the two countries. From lingering pain over atrocities committed during colonial rule to calls for reform from within Algeria, the country has endured six bumpy decades and yet July 5, the official date of independence, still stirs a sentiment of deep, if complex, pride for many Algerians.

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