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Lebanon minister to resign in bid to ease crisis with Saudis
Middle East

Lebanon minister to resign in bid to ease crisis with Saudis

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s information minister is expected to announce his resignation Friday, in a bid to ease an unprecedented…
Row with Gulf states could speed up Lebanon’s economic free fall
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Row with Gulf states could speed up Lebanon’s economic free fall

Lebanon is at the center of a political spat in the Gulf region. Diplomatic tensions escalated on October 27 when…
Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS
Middle East

Lebanese acting FM steps down over remarks on Gulf Arabs, IS

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s acting foreign minister stepped down on Wednesday amid a diplomatic row with Gulf Arab countries after…
Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori to resign over sexist remarks — reports
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Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori to resign over sexist remarks — reports

Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, is set to resign after facing backlash for sexist comments, Japanese…
Kosovo President Thaci resigns after war crimes indictment confirmed
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Kosovo President Thaci resigns after war crimes indictment confirmed

PRISTINA (Reuters) – Kosovo President Hashim Thaci resigned with immediate effect on Thursday after learning that a war crimes tribunal…
Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest
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Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

BISHKEK (Reuters) – Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday after days of unrest following a disputed election, saying he…
Minister quits Israeli government over COVID-19 curbs on protests
Middle East

Minister quits Israeli government over COVID-19 curbs on protests

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli minister resigned on Friday in protest against a new law that curbed demonstrations against Prime…
Algerians cheer end of Bouteflika era but want broader change
Middle East

Algerians cheer end of Bouteflika era but want broader change

Flag-waving Algerians celebrated the resignation of ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika after two decades in power, but vowed to keep protesting…
Finland’s government resigns after healthcare reform fails
World

Finland’s government resigns after healthcare reform fails

Finland’s government resigned on Friday after ditching plans to reform the healthcare system, a key policy, the Finnish president’s office…
Iran president rejects FM Zarif’s resignation
Middle East

Iran president rejects FM Zarif’s resignation

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani rejected Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s resignation on Wednesday, the government’s official website said. “I believe…
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