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PM Johnson asserts control over UK government, finance minister quits

PM Johnson asserts control over UK government, finance minister quits

Prime Minister Boris Johnson forced the resignation of his finance minister on Thursday for refusing to toe the line, a sign he was tightening his control in a government reshuffle ...

May quits as party chief, igniting race for top job

May quits as party chief, igniting race for top job

Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit.

US envoy working on Gulf dispute quits

US envoy working on Gulf dispute quits

Anthony Zinni, a retired Marine Corps general and former head of US Central Command who has been working as an envoy for the Trump administration to resolve the Gulf crisis has resigned ...

India minister quits to fight sexual harassment allegations

India minister quits to fight sexual harassment allegations

Indian minister MJ Akbar said on Wednesday he had resigned to fight allegations of sexual harassment levied by several women, the biggest scalp in the country's #MeToo movement ...

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

British foreign secretary quits in protest at May's Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy for leaving the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after two leading eurosceptic ministers resigned in protest at her plans to retain close EU ties after Brexit.

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse

Norwegian Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug quit on Tuesday to avert a collapse of the minority government after she caused uproar with comments accusing the opposition of being too lenient on terrorism suspects.

Czech government quits after confidence vote, uncertain talks ahead

Czech government quits after confidence vote, uncertain talks ahead

The cabinet of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis resigned on Wednesday, a day after losing a confidence vote on the billionaire politician's first attempt to form a government while battling fraud allegations.

Paid less than male peers, BBC China editor quits and speaks out

Paid less than male peers, BBC China editor quits and speaks out

The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie has quit her post in Beijing to fight for her right to pay equality with male peers, posting an attack on what she called the ‘secretive and illegal BBC pay culture’.

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

The head of the Philippines' elections commission on Wednesday resigned, three weeks after a congressional committee voted to junk an impeachment complaint against him on corruption allegations.

Maldives home minister quits

Maldives home minister quits

The Maldives home minister quit the government hours before yesterday’s cabinet reshuffle after coming under pressure

Austria chancellor quits as party members revolt

Austria chancellor quits as party members revolt

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigned yesterday, bowing to a revolt from inside his Social Democratic Party

PM quits to pave way for new Ukraine govt

PM quits to pave way for new Ukraine govt

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation yesterday, paving the way for Western-backed coalition parties ...