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Kazakh police academy chief fired because of his subordinate

Kazakh police academy chief fired because of his subordinate

The head of a top police academy in Kazakhstan has been fired after a subordinate equated the country’s police force to a criminal gang in a video that went viral on social media. The Kazakh Interior Ministry announced that …

Trump's frustration with Treasury Secretary rising

Trump's frustration with Treasury Secretary rising

U.S. President Donald Trump's frustration with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is rising after markets suffered their worst Christmas Eve drop ever despite Mnuchin's attempts to calm Wall Street, …

Kosachev welcomes Pentagon chief’s resignation

Kosachev welcomes Pentagon chief’s resignation

Chairman of the Russian Federation Council’s Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev said that the departure of U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is a positive signal for Russia, since Mattis was …

Pentagon chief announces resignation

Pentagon chief announces resignation

United States Defense Secretary James Mattis will retire at the end of February, U.S. President Donald Trump announced via Twitter. "General Jim Mattis will be retiring, with distinction, at the …

Mutko resigns as Russian Football Union head

Mutko resigns as Russian Football Union head

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has stepped down as Russian Football Union (RFU) President, the RFU press service said on its Twitter page. Russian Premier League (RPL) President Sergei …

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stepping down

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stepping down

Ryan Zinke, the embattled secretary of the Interior, is leaving the administration at the end of the year, President Donald Trump said Saturday, noting that his replacement will be announced next week, News-Press reports. …

 Russian central bank's deputy governor retires

Russian central bank's deputy governor retires

The Russian Central Bank's deputy governor Alexander Torshin is leaving the bank to retire, according to the regulator. Alexander Torshin has started his work in the Russian Central Bank in 2015, Interfax …

Armenia acting Culture Minister to be dismissed - media

Armenia acting Culture Minister to be dismissed - media

Armenia’s acting Minister of Culture Lilit Makunts will be dismissed in the near future, media reported. According to the Iravunk newspaper, the Armenian authorities have decided to first get rid of Lilit Makunts …

Pashinyan dismisses CSTO secretary general

Pashinyan dismisses CSTO secretary general

The Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has dismissed Yuri Khachaturov as secretary general of the organization. "The procedure for early dismissal of the …

Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at the government’s extraordinary meeting that he will make a statement this evening on the final stage of the velvet revolution.  He stressed that today is an …

 Kyrgyz Foreign Minister resigns

Kyrgyz Foreign Minister resigns

Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev tendered resignation, the press service of the foreign ministry reported. "Having worked as Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan for 6 years, I tendered resignation and the …

Yerevan police chief dismissed

Yerevan police chief dismissed

Yerevan police chief Artak Poghosyan was fired by Police Chief of Armenia Valery Osipyan yesterday. Poghosyan had been appointed as Yerevan police chief in June this year, News.am recalls. …

Armenian ambassador to Ukraine decides to resign

Armenian ambassador to Ukraine decides to resign

Armenia’s ambassador to Ukraine Andranik Manukyan has tendered a resignation application, saying on his Facebook page that his previous requests to resign had been declined by the country’s president.  …

Chair of Georgian Supreme Court steps down

Chair of Georgian Supreme Court steps down

First female chairperson of the Georgian Supreme Court Nino Gvenetadze has announced her resignation today, citing health reasons.  Gvenetadze, 54, who was selected for the role by President Giorgi …