Monday, 17 December 2018

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Nikki Haley resigns as Trump’s UN ambassador

WASHINGTON: Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security team. Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump said that Haley had done a “fantastic job” and would leave at the end of the year. “She told ...

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Shoaib Akhtar resigns as Chairman PCB Advisor

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has resigned from his post of Advisor to chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Speedster – who was appointed by Najam Sethi during his reign as PCB chairman – announced the development on his official Twitter account. This is to announce that i have ...

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Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly violence

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Embattled Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices, triggering a fraught process to form a new government. “I submitted my resignation to the president of the republic,” who has “accepted my resignation,” ...

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James Brokenshire resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

BELFAST: Britain’s Northern Ireland minister James Brokenshire has resigned because of ill-health, his spokesman said on Monday, before a planned cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Theresa May. Brokenshire, who has led government efforts to restore the devolved Northern Irish executive after power sharing collapsed last year, was stepping down ahead ...

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Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year reign over Zimbabwe

HARARE: Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe s president on Tuesday, finally swept from power as his 37-year reign of autocratic control and brutality crumbled within days of a military takeover. The move looks set to end Zimbabwe s worst political crisis since it won independence from Britain in 1980. The bombshell announcement ...

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Priti Patel resigns over secret meeting in Israel

Priti Patel has quit the Cabinet over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures and acknowledged that her actions “fell below the high standards” expected. Her decision to resign as International Development Secretary came after being summoned back from an official visit to Africa for a showdown with Theresa May ...

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Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

LONDON: Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor choice of words” in a newspaper article about child abuse. The Labour MP said she was concerned that continuing in her shadow cabinet role would distract from the “crucial issues” around child protection. ...

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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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Britain’s EU envoy resigns months before Brexit talks

LONDON: Britain’s ambassador to the European Union, who sometimes clashed with London over its approach to Europe, abruptly resigned less than three months before Prime Minister Theresa May is due to trigger formal ‘Brexit’ negotiations. Ivan Rogers, Britain’s envoy to the EU, told staff on Tuesday that he would step ...

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