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Police raid Bulgarian FА HQ after president’s resignation

Borislav Mihaylov stepped down following racist incidents in match against England.

S. Korea minister quits over privileges afforded to his family

Resignation comes amidst investigations, public protests.

Top aide to US Secretary of State Pompeo resigns

Michael McKinley leaves State Department to pursue other opportunities.

Nissan’s Saikawa ready for resignation once successor is found

Hiroto Saikawa, who is ready to resign as CEO, is also willing to take responsibility for scandals involving Carlos Ghosn.

MIT’s Media Lab director steps down in wake of Epstein revelations

Joichi Ito's resignation comes after an article revealed the lab tried to conceal donations from disgraced late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Nissan’s chief investigator into CEO’s pay scandal to resign

Christina Murray, Nissan’s vice-president in charge of audit and compliance, will leave the company as soon as Sept 10.

British PM Johnson says he will not contemplate resigning

Boris Johnson says failure to get a deal after Oct 31 will not cause him to consider resigning as prime minister.

Beijing says it ‘firmly’ supports Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

Hong Kong has endured dozens of sometimes violent pro-democracy protests triggered by opposition to Lam's bid to push through a law allowing extraditions to mainland China.

HK’s Lam denies asking Beijing’s permission to resign

Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is committed to seeing the city through the unrest.

Georgian PM Bakhtadze steps down, warns against political division

Bakhtadze's resignation comes as the ruling Georgian Dream Party's popularity declines following the brutal dispersal of an anti-Kremlin protest.

Scottish Conservative leader quits, citing Brexit and family

Scotland's Conservative Party has named former car salesman Jackson Carlaw as interim leader.

5 Turkish generals resign, says report

The resignations by one major general and four brigadier generals were described by retired military officers as an attempt to make the army smaller.

Cathay remains under scrutiny as CEO takes fall for protests

Incoming CEO Augustus Tang has the delicate task of continuing to placate China while also minimizing the fallout from staff, customers and investors as the unrest in Hong Kong continue to seethe.

Argentina Economy Minister Nicolas Dujovne resigns after market rout

Nicolas Dujovne says Argentina needs significant renewal in its economy.

Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Rupert Hogg resigns

Rupert Hogg says this has been ‘challenging weeks’ for the airline and it was right for Paul Loo and him to take responsibility as leaders of the company.

Lynas critic Wong Tack rebuffs MCA, won’t resign

Bentong MP says a resignation would allow yes-men to remain in government, and urges the people to stand up against the rare-earths processing plant.

Puerto Rico governor’s chief of staff quits amid scandal probe

A string of Governor Ricardo Rosselló's closest aides have stepped down over the scandal.

Search warrant issued against Puerto Rico’s governor

Ricardo Rossello is facing a full-blown political crisis over a chat scandal and corruption cases involving money meant for the victims of Hurricane Maria.

French minister resigns after lobster dinner scandal

Francois de Rugy announced his departure after a week of revelations from the leftwing website Mediapart.

US labor secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair

A secret deal with Jeffrey Epstein has resulted in the resignation of Alex Acosta who felt it was the right thing to do.

Boeing 737 Max chief to retire amid executive shuffle

Boeing's 737 programme chief Eric Lindblad's exit triggers a leadership shuffle for another high-profile project: a proposed midrange jetliner.

Trump announces exit of ‘warrior’ spokeswoman Sarah Sanders

Sanders has been one of Trump's most loyal foot soldiers, almost constantly at his side during his tumultuous two and a half years at the White House.

South African Airways CEO quits over lack of state support

A lack of clarity on state funding and the slow nature of decision-making processes are the factors behind Vuyani Jarana's resignation.

UK PM May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit

The beleaguered premier is in the last throes of a tumultuous rule focused almost exclusively on guiding Britain out of the European Union.