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Eastern forces, quit, Libyan capital, year-long assault

Eastern forces quit Libyan capital after year-long assault

06 June, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s internationally recognised government regained control of Tripoli on Thursday, driving eastern forces out of the capital after a 14-month battle in which foreign powers poured in arms and fighters. In the recaptured southern suburbs, bodies still lay on the ground and fighters brandished weapons abandoned by the eastern forces, a Reuters … Read More

Tokyo, 2020 Games, delay, looms, Canada, Australia, quit

Tokyo 2020 Games delay looms as Canada, Australia quit

03 March, 2020 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

TORONTO/TOKYO (Reuters) – Major sporting nations Australia and Canada quit the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday as organisers faced global pressure to postpone the Games due to the coronavirus crisis for the first time in their 124-year modern history. Putting back the July 24-Aug. 9 event, as is looking inevitable, would be a massive blow … Read More

Iran, protesters, demand, leaders, quit, plane, downed

‘Our enemy is here’: Iran protesters demand that leaders quit a...

01 January, 2020 10:52 am 10:52 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down a Ukrainian airliner by accident, despite days of denials that Iranian forces were to blame. “They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here,” … Read More

Rock-throwing Iraqi militias quit US Embassy after protests

01 January, 2020 9:31 am 9:31 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Supporters of Iranian-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups who stormed the US Embassy’s perimeter and hurled rocks in two days of protests withdrew on Wednesday after Washington dispatched extra troops and threatened reprisals against Tehran. The demonstrators, angry at US air strikes against the Tehran-backed Kataib Hezbollah group in which at least 25 people … Read More

Britain’s House of Commons Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit

09 September, 2019 9:51 pm 9:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. Bercow bent parliamentary rules to give lawmakers the chance to challenge government policy, most recently … Read More

Rahul Gandhi, offers, quit, Congress, crushing, defeat, election

Rahul Gandhi offers to quit after Congress’ crushing defeat in electi...

05 May, 2019 6:39 pm 6:39 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The head of India’s main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up. Gandhi, 48 and the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had been under intense pressure since results … Read More

Finance, Minister, Asad Umar, decides, quit

Asad Umar quits Finance Ministry

04 April, 2019 2:21 pm 2:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday decided to quit his office. In a tweet, he said that: “As part of a cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Imran Khan desired that I take the energy minister portfolio instead of finance. However, I have obtained his consent to not take any cabinet position.” As … Read More

May, offer, quit, break, Britain, Brexit, stalemate

May’s offer to quit fails to break Britain’s Brexit stalemate

03 March, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to sway hardline opponents of her European Union divorce deal on Wednesday with an offer to quit, but parliament’s bid to agree an alternative fell short, leaving the Brexit process as deadlocked as ever. May told her Conservative lawmakers she would step down if her Brexit … Read More


Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

08 August, 2018 9:52 am 9:52 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – A new US ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartments, common areas and outdoor spaces within 25 … Read More

Four more stalwarts from DG Khan part ways with PML-N

06 June, 2018 4:02 pm 4:02 pm

DERA GHAZI KHAN (92 News) – The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) again suffered a setback when four more stalwarts left the party. Former PA Deputy Speaker Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani, former MNA Dr Hafeez Dareshak, Sardar Pervaiz Gorchani and Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa All of them announced to contest the elections as independent candidates. Moreover, … Read More