Irate residents have taken to the streets to express anger about the killing, which comes as the country reels from multiple shootings of unarmed citizens by police officers.
His resignation triggered a 90-day caretaker presidency by the chairman of the upper house of parliament, Abdelkader Bensalah, until elections are held.
The Nigerian woman was executed after being found guilty of drug smuggling.
Five people test positive for waterborne disease in flooded port city of Beira amid warnings outbreak will spread.
Here is all you need to know as all 157 people on board killed
Relatives of more than 40 illegal workers say there is little chance of saving them.
The body, which turned out to be a trap, exploded when it was handled
Health officials battle to stop disease spreading in Kampala slums with lack of toilets and poor sanitation made worse by heavy rains.