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New Zealand health minister resigns following series of gaffes [Video]

New Zealand health minister resigns following series of gaffes

New Zealand’s health minister has resigned after making a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.David Clark had earlier described himself as an “idiot” for breaking the..

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Government minister resigns over Cummings row [Video]

Government minister resigns over Cummings row

Conservative MP Douglas Ross has resigned from his government post as Scottish Minister as tensions rise over Dominic Cummings, who allegedly breached lockdown rules by travelling to County Durham..

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Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown [Video]

Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

Douglas Ross has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules. Mr Ross was the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland. It is the first resignation..

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Under Secretary of State for Scotland Douglas Ross said he was quitting after hearing the PM’s aide’s efforts to defend his trip from London to Durham
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UK junior minister resigns over PM adviser's lockdown drive

Douglas Ross, a junior minister in the Scotland Office, resigned on Tuesday, saying the prime minister's senior adviser's explanation of why he travelled during the coronavirus lockdown was based on..
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Douglas Ross: Tory minister resigns in protest at Dominic Cummings lockdown row

A Tory minister has resigned in protest at the row over Dominic Cummings' alleged breach of coronavirus lockdown rules.
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Minister resigns over Dominic Cummings’ alleged lockdown breaches

Dominic Cummings’ alleged lockdown breaches have provoked a resignation from Government by a junior minister amid continued anger at Boris Johnson’s chief adviser.
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Lesotho prime minister resigns amid murder case

Lesotho's prime minister, who is a suspect in the murder case of his former wife, resigns.
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Brazil's health minister resigns after just weeks on the job

Brazil's health minister Nelson Teich handed in his resignation on Friday, his office said, after less than a month on the job as the country becomes a world hotspot for coronavirus.
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Croatia's defense minister resigns after training plane crash

Croatia's Defense Minister Damir Krsticevic resigned on Thursday after two pilots were killed in a crash by a small military training plane in southern Croatia.
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Tory MP Conor Burns breached the code of conduct by attempting to intimidate a member of the public.
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Coronavirus: Australian minister resigns after visiting holiday home during lockdown

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Thursday evening news briefing: SNP rocked as minister resigns over 'grooming' scandal

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Scotland’s finance minister resigns hours before budget

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Senior Australian minister resigns after public funds used to target marginal electorates

A senior Australian lawmaker resigned from her leadership roles on Sunday amid anger after an independent audit found money from a A$100 million ($68.39 million) sport development fund was used to..
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Italy education minister resigns over lack of funds for ministry

Italian Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti told Reuters on Wednesday he had resigned after failing to obtain from the government billions of euros he insisted were needed to improve the country's..
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Colombia defense minister resigns amid pressure over bombing casualties

Colombian Defense Minister Guillermo Botero said on Wednesday he would resign in the midst of mounting political pressure over alleged extrajudicial killings and the threat that Congress could force..
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Alun Cairns: Tory minister resigns over 'sabotaged' rape trial

Alun Cairns has dramatically quit as Welsh secretary after being accused of lying over an aide's sabotaging of a rape trial.
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Second minister resigns from Japan PM's cabinet over alleged scandal

Japan's justice minister stepped down on Thursday - the second resignation from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's newly formed cabinet in less than a week - after a media report that his office gave out..
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Major roads reopen in Lebanon after prime minister resigns

Some major highways in Lebanon reopened on Wednesday, after the army urged protesters to lift roadblocks so that activities could return to normal following 13 days of demonstrations that paralyzed the..
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Lebanon’s prime minister resigns after weeks of protests

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Saad Hariri: Lebanon prime minister resigns in response to mass anti-government protests

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Japan trade minister resigns amid melon donations scandal

Japanese Trade Minister Isshu Sugawara resigned on Friday, following accusations of election law violations just a month after taking up the key post charged with handling a trade dispute with..
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Estonian far-right trade minister resigns

Estonia's IT and foreign trade minister Kert Kingo from the far-right party EKRE has resigned, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday.
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Embattled South Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, resigned on Monday after just over a month on the job, saying his appointment had become a political burden..
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Polish deputy minister resigns over judge trolling scandal

Polish Deputy Justice Minister Lukasz Piebiak said he was resigning on Tuesday, following a report he sought to discredit judges critical of the government's judicial reforms by planting media rumors..
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