Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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Malian PM resigns as anger mounts over massacre

BAMAKO: Mali’s prime minister resigned along with his entire government following criticism over their handling of an upsurge of violence in the centre of the country and a massacre last month that left 160 people dead. A statement from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s office said he had accepted Soumeylou Boubeye ...

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Pentagon chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

NEW YORK: Department of Defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney has resigned, a month after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure. Rear Admiral Sweeney said in a statement that “the time is right to return to the private sector”. He is now the third senior Pentagon official to ...

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Founder of Papa Johns steps down

LONDON: Pizza chain Papa John’s International Inc said its founder and former chief executive, John Schnatter, resigned as chairman of the board. The company said Olivia Kirtley would act as lead independent director, and added it would appoint a new chairman in the coming weeks. The resignation comes after Forbes ...

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New York state attorney general resigns after report he abused women

NEW YORK: New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned on Monday after allegations of physical abuse by four women were reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine. Governor Andrew Cuomo had called for Schneiderman’s resignation within hours of the article’s publication, and only slightly more than an ...

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India’s Shashank Manohar quits as ICC chairman

NEW DELHI:  India’s Shashank Manohar resigned Wednesday as chairman of the International Cricket Council after a fallout with his own board over efforts to reform the game’s world governing body.  Manohar took over last year as the first independent ICC chairman for a two-year term and had been trying to ...

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Trump’s national security adviser resigns amid controversy over Russia links

WASHINGTON: Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, an abrupt end to a brief tenure. His departure came just after reports surfaced the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and ...

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