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South Africa: Zuma not stressed by protests calling for him to quit

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…

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French interior minister quits over jobs scandal

Bruno Le Roux denies he has done anything wrong but says he does not want the scandal to affect the government's work.

Bruno Le Roux denies he has done anything wrong but says he does not want the scandal to affect the government's work.

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Russia says Flynn resignation engineered by opponents of good US-Russian relations

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

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Toshiba on the rocks after Japanese giant reveals huge losses

Japanese household name Toshiba is in crisis after huge losses and the possible sell-off of its nuclear division, threatening a new nuclear plant project in the UK.

Japanese household name Toshiba is in crisis after huge losses and the possible sell-off of its nuclear division, threatening a new nuclear plant project in the UK.

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Instability in Northern Ireland as deputy first minister resigns

Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner’s handling of a botched energy…

Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner’s handling of a botched energy…

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Fallout continues after UK envoy quits

Brussels is still reeling from the British ambassador’s to the EU’s shock resignation on Tuesday.

Brussels is still reeling from the British ambassador’s to the EU’s shock resignation on Tuesday.

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Tenth successive weekend protest against South Korea's president

New Year's Eve did not prevent thousands of people to rally in Seoul against Park Geun-hye, demanding the president's resignation over a corruption scandal.

New Year's Eve did not prevent thousands of people to rally in Seoul against Park Geun-hye, demanding the president's resignation over a corruption scandal.

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David Cameron steps down as MP for Witney

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

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Turkey: two senior generals resign as post-coup crackdown deepens

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

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Theresa May to become UK prime minister on Wednesday

David Cameron has said Theresa May will become the UK’s next Prime Minister after confirming he plans to resign on Wednesday.

David Cameron has said Theresa May will become the UK’s next Prime Minister after confirming he plans to resign on Wednesday.

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UK ship 'needs new captain' after Leave vote - Cameron

Hot on the heels of the seismic vote for the UK to leave the EU came the dramatic announcement from David Cameron that he will step down as prime minister by the…

Hot on the heels of the seismic vote for the UK to leave the EU came the dramatic announcement from David Cameron that he will step down as prime minister by the…

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Brazil in crisis after leaked tape forces out interim President's ally

Brazil’s minister of planning Romero Juca has stepped aside over claims he conspired to obstruct an investigation into the country’s biggest-ever corruption…

Brazil’s minister of planning Romero Juca has stepped aside over claims he conspired to obstruct an investigation into the country’s biggest-ever corruption…