resignation

UK's Patel and Dorries quit as Liz Truss takes over

UK's Patel and Dorries quit as Liz Truss takes over

Britain's Priti Patel and Nadine Dorries both stepped down ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle as Liz Truss formally takes over as the country's prime minister. Patel said she will stand down as Britain's Home secretary, or …

Sri Lanka's president officially resigns

Sri Lanka's president officially resigns

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has stepped down, and his official resignation letter has been received, Sri Lankan parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena told reporters in Colombo on Friday. "Gotabaya Rajapaksa has …

U.S. Secret Service Director to retire

U.S. Secret Service Director to retire

U.S. Secret Service Director James M. Murray will retire from his post at the end of the month, after a 32-year career in the federal government and three years at the helm of the agency.  The 27-year veteran of the Secret Service …

Boris Johnson resigns as UK PM

Boris Johnson resigns as UK PM

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned Thursday, bringing an acrimonious end to a nearly three-year premiership that has been beset by controversy and scandal. "The process of choosing that new leader should begin now," …

Boris Johnson to resign as British PM - report

Boris Johnson to resign as British PM - report

Boris Johnson is going to step down as British prime minister and will address the nation in the next few hours, British media outlets reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the prime minister. Downing Street sources confirmed to …

Opposition leader seeks to resign as Armenian parliament member

Opposition leader seeks to resign as Armenian parliament member

Former director of Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) Artur Vanetsyan, who has been head of the opposition Pativ Unem alliance’s faction in the parliament, has submitted an application to resign as MP, Tsovinar Khachatryan, a …

Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser resigns

Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser resigns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s independent ethics adviser Lord Christopher Geidt has tendered his resignation in a shock announcement that appeared on the Government’s website on Wednesday evening. The peer had …

Iranian labour minister resigns amid protests

Iranian labour minister resigns amid protests

Iran's labour minister Hojatollah Abdolmaleki resigned on Tuesday amid daily nationwide protests by pensioners, merchants and workers against soaring living costs. While it was not clear if Abdolmaleki’s resignation was …

Azerbaijan's Central Bank chairman relieved of his post

Azerbaijan's Central Bank chairman relieved of his post

The proposals of Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on the dismissal of Elman Rustamov from the post of a Chairman of the Central Bank and the appointment of Taleh Kazimov to this position were discussed at a meeting of Azerbaijan's …

Turkey replaces agriculture and forestry minister

Turkey replaces agriculture and forestry minister

Turkiye has replaced Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli with Vahit Kirisci, according to a decision published Friday in the Official Gazette. The 62-year-old Kirisci has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural …

Dagestani government updated

Dagestani government updated

The head of Dagestan, Sergei Melikov, approved the new composition of the government of the region, replacing the heads of several ministries and deputy chairmen of the regional cabinet, the press service of the head of the …

Alen Simonyan assumes presidential powers in Armenia

Alen Simonyan assumes presidential powers in Armenia

Armenia’s National Assembly Speaker Alen Simonyan signed the protocol on the termination of Armen Sarkissian’s authorities as the president of the republic. As a result, Simonyan has temporarily assumed the powers of the …