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Turkey’s Erdogan Quits European Treaty on Violence Against Women

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he addresses the media after the Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkey March 12, 2021. Photo:] Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, ministers and an official notice said on Saturday, prompting criticism from those who […]

Pablo Iglesias: Spain’s deputy prime minister quits role to stand in Madrid election

Spain’s deputy prime minister has quit his role to run in Madrid’s regional elections. Pablo Iglesias, who leads the left-wing coalition partner Podemos, announced he would be stepping down on Monday. Iglesias said he had informed Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of his decision to stand in May’s elections for the Madrid regional government. In […]

Jordan health minister quits as COVID patients die from hospital oxygen shortage

SALT, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s health minister stepped down Saturday after at least six patients in a hospital’s COVID-19 ward died due to a shortage of oxygen supplies, state media reported. Jordanian Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh ordered an investigation into the deaths early Saturday morning at a government hospital in the town of Salt, 20 […]

Leading Academic Quits After Showing No School Children Died During The “First Wave” In Sweden

The Facts: A recent article published in The Lancet medical journal explains that PCR tests can be “positive” for up to five times longer than the time an infected person is actually infectious. Reflect On: Why are certain viewpoints, opinions, studies, scientists and doctors being censored and/or ignored for presenting data that completely contradicts what […]

Nike Executive Quits After Son Allegedly Used Her Credit Card in Resale Business

Nike’s vice president and general manager of its North America division stepped down Monday after reports surfaced claiming she was allegedly tied to her son’s resale business. Vice President Ann Hebert resigned after 25 years with the company, according to Business Insider. Bloomberg Businessweek published an article Thursday about her son, Joe Herbert, who runs […]

Japanese PM apologizes after spokesperson quits over expensive dinner scandal that breached ethics law

Japanese leader Yoshihide Suga has apologized after his spokeswoman, Makiko Yamada, resigned for “breaching the ethics law” by attending expensive dinners hosted by the prime minister’s TV executive son, Seigo Suga. Yamada formally quit her position as the cabinet public relations secretary in the wake of the scandal around her attendance at the expensive dinners […]

London ‘statue diversity’ appointee quits after anti-Semitism accusations

An appointee to London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘statue diversity’ commission has been forced to resign today after being accused of antisemitism. Activist Toyin Agbetu was among 15 members appointed by the London Mayor for his Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, which will review the capital’s landmarks.  But Agbetu has now relinquished the role […]

Harry Shearer quits voicing Black character on ‘The Simpsons’

White actor Harry Shearer is stepping back from voicing the Black Dr. Hibbert on “The Simpsons” after more than 30 years. While some fans are mourning his departure — the latest white actor to think better of playing non-white parts — others are shocked and surprised that Springfield’s favorite medical professional was as white as […]

White House press aide who vowed to ‘destroy’ reporter quits

White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo has quit after it was exposed that he threatened to “destroy” Politico reporter Tara Palmeri for writing a story concerning his relationship with Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Reuters reported.This follows Ducklo’s one week suspension without pay by the White House, […]

Lincoln Project TV Host Nayyera Haq Quits Amid Multiple Scandals

Lincoln Project TV host Nayyera Haq resigned from the Never Trump organization Friday amid a growing number of allegations of sexual harassment against co-founder John Weaver and bitter, public fallouts with other former members of the group. “Given The Lincoln Project’s attacks on media and handling of recent events, I have decided to resign as host […]

Tokyo Olympics chief quits, apologizes again over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and again apologized for his sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the start. “My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry,” Mori, 83, said at an Olympic organizing committee meeting. He said […]

Inger Støjberg: Denmark’s ex-immigration minister quits party ahead of impeachment trial

Denmark’s former immigration minister has resigned from the liberal Venstre party ahead of an impeachment trial. Inger Støjberg is accused of unlawfully ordering the separation of asylum-seeking couples arriving from Syria. After a lengthy dispute with the left-wing party’s leadership, Støjberg told the newspaper Skive Folkeblad that she will be stepping away from the party, […]

Lawmaker who blamed Jews for Holocaust quits parliamentary commission

A Lithuanian lawmaker who had suggested that Jews share the blame for the Holocaust resigned as chair of the parliament’s historical memory commission. Valdas Rakutis faced criticism over his comments, made during a speech in parliament on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, including a rare rebuke from the US ambassador. Rakutis cited his desire to “reduce […]

Billionaire Steve Cohen quits Twitter, citing threats in GameStop uproar

BOSTON – Billionaire investor Steve Cohen, seen by small investors as an enemy in the GameStop stock drama this week, deleted his Twitter account because of what he said were threats against him and his family, a spokeswoman said on Saturday.”I’m going to take a break for now,” Cohen said on Twitter late on Friday, […]

Italy’s Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Quits Coalition Sparking Politcal Crisis

Italy’s government has been left on the verge of collapse after former prime minister Matteo Renzi withdrew his Italia Viva party from the country’s ruling coalition. Pulling his party’s ministers from cabinet, Renzi has deprived the ruling coalition of its parliamentary majority, causing fresh political chaos as the nation battles COVID-19. His move has left […]

Confronted with antisemitism by Jewish host, actress quits BBC show

Host of the BBC Women’s Hour program Emma Barnet allegedly exposed her plan to ask Nigerian-born UK actress Kelechi Okafor about her supposed antisemitism while unwittingly speaking near an open mike, BBC reported on Thursday. Ofafor chose to drop out of Women’s Hour rather than confront the Jewish presenter.   While Barnet argued Okafor was fully […]

Swedish chief quits after ignoring his own agency’s COVID holiday advice

A senior Swedish official resigned after he was widely criticised for holidaying in the Canary Islands over Christmas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dan Eliasson, head of the Swedish Civil Protection Agency (MSB) since March 2018, had travelled to the Spanish islands to visit his daughter despite government recommendations against foreign visits. In a statement to […]

Gideon Sa’ar Quits Likud, ‘A Tool For Netanyahu’s Interests,’ To Lead ‘New Hope’

Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar, long seen as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief rival within Likud, on Tuesday announced he was quitting Likud and will form his own right-wing party, to be called “New Hope,” and run for the premiership in the next election. Sa’ar announced his intention to leave Likud at a press conference on […]

As US officially quits Paris Accord amid election uncertainty, progressives say ‘make this disastrous decision temporary’

As ballots continued to be counted for the election in which President Donald Trump falsely declared victory over Democratic challenger Joe Biden, the Trump administration on Wednesday completed the one-year process of withdrawing the United States from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, drawing sharp criticism from scientists, environmentalists, and progressive politicians. The primary aim of the pact, which went into effect […]

Palestinians Fear Cost Of Arab States’ Normalization with ‘Israel’: PA Quits Arab League Chairmanship

By Staff, The Guardian Diplomatic breakthroughs between the Zionist entity and Gulf monarchies have revealed fissures in the relationship between Palestine and Arab governments, raising questions over whether they can still be relied on to champion the Palestinian cause. For years, the Zionist occupation regime has vigorously pursued ties with the Arab world, focusing on […]

Amal Clooney quits as UK special envoy over ‘lamentable’ Brexit plan

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said she is quitting her role as the UK’s special envoy over her opposition to the British government’s suggestion it could break international law in the event it fails to agree on a trade deal with the European Union. Clooney, who is the country’s special envoy on media freedom, dubbed […]

Prosecutor Quits Trump’s Law Enforcement Commission

Above photo: Minnesota prosecutor John Choi, right, told Attorney General William Barr in a letter that he was quitting the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. Getty/AP. Says “the fix’ is in. John Choi is worried the group is intent on “providing cover” for a predetermined law-and-order agenda that “will only widen […]

Camel Jockey Rage Quits After Hearing Blacks Are Dumb

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Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Al-Quds Mufti Quits UAE Forum Over Normalization With ‘Israel’

Posted on August 27, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Grand Mufti of occupied al-Quds Sheikh Muhammad Hussein resigned from the so-called Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies [FPPMS] after the UAE-based organization issued a statement endorsing a recent normalization agreement between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv. “Normalization is a stab in the back […]

Countess who took flights on paedophile’s ‘Lolita Express’ quits NSPCC

The wife of an aristocrat who flew more than 30 times on Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Lolita Express’ private jet has stepped down from her role at the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Clare Hazell raised thousands of pounds for the charity by hosting a classic car show each year […]

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