Resignations

The sons of a prominent Maltese journalist have called on the island nation’s prime minister to step down — days after their mother was killed by a car bomb after leading the Panama Papers probe into corruption. In a Facebook post Thursday, Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should take political […]

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The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year in the Iberian nation. Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa tendered her resignation, and Prime Minister Antonio Costa accepted it, the government announced. In a resignation letter published on the government website, Urbano de Sousa said […]

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The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for the prime minister’s resignation, saying in a Facebook post that he should show political responsibility for “failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms.” The sons wrote Thursday that they refused to endorse Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s call for a reward to lead to their […]

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Although the number of vulnerabilities is growing, the rate of attacks is decreasing. As ISPs and security solutions become better at detecting and stopping malware distributed by mass spam blasts, these types of attacks are increasingly left to the realm of amateurs. Well-organized criminal gangs have learned to continually test and refine their techniques with […]

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_____ Photo Credit Robinson Ninal Junior / PPD, via European Pressphoto Agency • In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte was on the front lines to declare Marawi “liberated from terrorist influence” five months after Islamic extremists stormed the southern city. The military said some 30 militants remained, and possibly among them Mahmud Ahmad, a Malaysian […]

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COPENHAGEN — Iceland’s president on Saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island’s prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on Nov. 4. Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, centre-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister’s father to help clear the name of […]

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Copenhagen – Iceland’s president on Saturday accepted the resignation of the volcanic island’s prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on November 4. Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, centre-right coalition after one party quit over an attempt by the prime minister’s father to help clear the name of […]

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One of Malta’s most renowned investigative journalists was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car just after she had left her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia ran a popular blog that exposed high-level corruption, including those at the very top. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Monday that he would “leave no stone unturned” in the […]

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Friday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz attacked the country’s judiciary today for the second time. Posting his comments on Twitter, Imran said the commotion in the accountability court today was carried out protect the more that Rs30 billion ‘loot’ of the Sharif family that is stashed […]

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HEIR-APPARENT: Maryam Nawaz FORMER RULING FAMILY FACES FRESH ‘CORRUPTION’ QUESTIONS THE son-in-law of ousted Paki­stani premier Nawaz Sharif was ar­rested at Islamabad airport on Monday (9) by Pakistan’s anti-cor­ruption body on his return from London, officials said. Muhammad Safdar, a lawmaker married to Sharif’s daughter and heir-apparent Maryam, was arrest­ed after he failed to appear at […]

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By Drazen Jorgic and Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Reuters) – The son-in-law of ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was arrested at Islamabad airport on Monday by Pakistan’s anti-corruption body on his return from London, officials said, a rare instance of a powerful Pakistani politician being detained. Muhammad Safdar, a lawmaker married to Sharif’s daughter and […]

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