Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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Lebanon government to resign over blast fallout

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab was expected to announce his government’s resignation amid popular outrage over the deadly Beirut port explosion that has reignited angry street protests. The under-fire cabinet, struggling to weather the political storm, met amid widespread demands for an end to an entrenched political system widely ...

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Iraq’s PM to resign amid worsening crisis

BAGHDAD-Iraq’s prime minister said he would submit his resignation to parliament, a day after more than 40 people were killed by security forces and following calls by Iraq’s top Shiite cleric for lawmakers to withdraw support. The move by Adel Abdul-Mahdi 13 months after he took over as prime minister ...

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Iranian FM Zarif announces his resignation

TEHRAN: The Iranian parliament will debate on the resignation at Tuesday’s session, a source in the parliament told Sputnik. “I am apologizing you for all the shortcomings […] in the past years during my time as foreign minister […] I thank the Iranian nation and officials”, Zarif said as quoted by Reuters. “Many thanks for the generosity of the ...

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Najam Sethi resigns as PCB chairman

LAHORE: Najam Sethi on Monday announced his resignation from the post of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman in a tweet. Sethi, who is also head the lucrative Pakistan Super League (PSL), said in the tweet that he was waiting for the new Prime Minister, PTI chairman Imran Khan, to ...

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Thousands rally to demand Romanian government resignation

BUCHAREST: Thousands of Romanians rallied for a third day running on Sunday against the Social Democrat government in anti-corruption protests, demanding Prime Minister Viorica Dancila step down. The protests in Bucharest and in several other major cities were peaceful, in contrast to the first night of demonstrations on Friday when riot ...

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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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US Intelligence chief steps down as Trump considers cabinet

WASHINGTON: The US intelligence chief James Clapper announced his resignation before a Congress committee as Donald Trump expedited his efforts to form his cabinet. “Submitted my letter of resignation last night, which felt pretty good,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the House Select Committee on Intelli­gence. In the US, ...

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