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Lebanon PM announces official resignation of cabinet

Former Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the official resignation of Lebanon’s cabinet following the Beirut explosion last week. Mr Diab described the political elite as “the real trouble… the real catastrophe in Lebanon”, emphasising blame had been transferred to his government, who had “exerted maximum effort” in their service, for corruption and past mistakes within…

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Negotiations break down over Mali political crisis

Negotiations regarding the ongoing political crisis in the African nation of Mali between the President and opposing movements have broken down.  M5-RFP, the coalition moving against President Keïta have called for his resignation following accusations of corruption and an inability to control the fallout from recent elections. Protests over the past few weeks have also…

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Trump’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

Nikki Haley, the former Republican Governor of South Carolina, has said that she will resign from her post at the end of 2018. Despite this announcement, Mrs Haley has given no indication as to why she is resigning, leading to speculation that she is preparing a bid to run for the Republican nomination for the…

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Sweden in political limbo after general election

After the general election on 9 September, Sweden seems to have split in half, with Sverigedemokraterna (Sweden Democrats), nestling ominously in the middle. The party of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Sosialdemokraterna (The Social Democrats), remained the country’s biggest party with 144 mandates, while the four centre-right parties making up the opposition, dubbed Alliansen (The Alliance),…

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Bath University Vice-Chancellor resigns

The University of Bath’s Vice-Chancellor has chosen to step down following outrage over her wages. Dame Glynis Breakwell, who was the UK’s highest-paid Vice- Chancellor with a salary of £468,000, will step down at the end of the academic year to mark seventeen years of holding her post. She plans to take a sabbatical, where…

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