Resignation

    • Iraqi prime minister agrees to step down

      Iraqi prime minister agrees to step down

      Iraq's President Barham Salih says Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has agreed to stand down if the right replacement can be found to avoid a constitutional vacuum. The announcement comes amid a swell of deadly anti-government protests that saw thousands of people blaming the government for corruption, unemployment and poor public services and demanding for reform.

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    • Czech's PM resignation demanded in largest protests since 1989

      Czech's PM resignation demanded in largest protests since 1989

      In the largest protest in 30 years, almost 260,000 Czech demonstrators took to the streets of Prague on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis and of Justice Minister Marie Benesova. Organised by “One Million Moments for Democracy”, the 23 June protest filled the historic Letna Park, the site of massive anti-Communist protests during the 1989 Velvet Revolution that brought down the hated Soviet-backed regime.

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    • Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House

      Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House

      President Trump announced Thursday on Twitter that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving her position at the end of the month. In his tweet he praised her work and encouraged her to follow in her father's footsteps and run for governor of her home state of Arkansas.

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    • Algerian President Bouteflika announces resignation

      Algerian President Bouteflika announces resignation

      Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced he will resign before his fourth term expires on 28 April. The 82-year-old, who has been in power for 20 years, will ensure "continuity of the state's institutions" before he quits, a presidential statement carried by the official APS news agency reads. Initially Bouteflika declared his candidacy for a fifth term, but on 11 March he withdrew and postponed the election - originally slated for 18 April - in response to the massive protests, demanding his resignation.

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