Algeria's Bouteflika back in Paris hospital: Office

ALGIERS (AFP) - Algeria's ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been flown to Paris for a "routine check-up" at the same military hospital where he was treated last year for a mini-stroke, his office said on Tuesday.

"Bouteflika has been at the Val-de-Grace hospital since Monday for a routine medical check-up," his office said, adding that his general condition was improving "surely and steadily."

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