Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stepped down on Monday, announcing his resignation on Instagram. "I am apologising to you for all the shortcomings...in the past years during my time as foreign minister ... I thank the Iranian nation and officials," he wrote.
Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias was Athen’s main negotiator regarding the June accord with Skopje to rename Greece’s northern neighbour North Macedonia
It comes as the Pope was meeting with American Catholic Church leaders to discuss the fallout from the scandal and demands from an archbishop that the pontiff should step down
Prime Minister Kvirikashvili resigns over "different points of view" with ruling party and amidst a month of anti-government protests.
One of them flew into a rage when her nuts were served in a packet instead of a bowl, and the other stands accused of throwing water in someone's face: the daughters of Korean Air's chief have been forced to stand down from the company.
Slovak PM Robert Fico has offered to resign, but only if his party gets to choose his successor. The country has experienced mass protests since the murder of a journalist investigating corruption.
Robert Kalinak's departure comes amid growing public anger at the killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova last month.
Marek Madaric said the resignation was his personal decision, and not influenced by anyone else. He said as the culture minister he could not accept the fact that a journalist was killed during his tenure.
Former Catalonian president says failure to score more than 50% in election means independence best kept off the agenda in the short term.
Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe's president after losing cabinet and party support.
UK's aid minister is summoned to Downing Street and forced to resign over unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials.
The boss of Samsung has announced his surprise resignation on the back of record Q3 profits.
Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu refuses to quit amid government crisis
Uber’s director David Bonderman has resigned after making a sexist remark at a staff meeting in San Francisco.
He made the comment at an all-staff
The Czech Prime Minister has made an about turn in his battle to remove his finance minister.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has called a snap general election for June 3, a year before the end of his term.
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…
Bruno Le Roux denies he has done anything wrong but says he does not want the scandal to affect the government's work.
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
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.
Romanian justice minister resigns over corruption decree and public outrage
*NB: an updated version of Thursday’s events in Romania is available here.
Dutch justice minister quits over cash deal with drugs trafficker
Martin McGuinness former IRA leader quits politics
Last minute diplomatic efforts by Mauritania to persuade Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to step down appear to have failed.