Tag Archives: quits

Brett McGurk, US envoy to anti-ISIS coalition, quits over Trump’s Syria move, reports say

Brett McGurk, US envoy to anti-ISIS coalition, quits over Trump’s Syria move, reports sayBrett McGurk, the U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, has resigned in protest to President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

U.S. allies in Asia-Pacific region rattled after Mattis quits

U.S. allies in Asia-Pacific region rattled after Mattis quitsThe region – which includes strong U.S. allies Japan, South Korea and Australia – hosts some of the world’s most volatile flashpoints, with high tension on the Korean peninsula and China’s militarization of the South China Sea causing friction. Mattis, who embraced America’s traditional alliances, said he was quitting after falling out with President Donald Trump over foreign policy, including surprise decisions this week to pull troops from Syria and start planning a drawdown in Afghanistan. “He has generally been referred to as one of the adults in the Trump administration,” Australian government Senator Jim Molan told The Australian newspaper.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Putin says Russia can easily make intermediate-range missiles if U.S. quits nuclear treaty

Putin says Russia can easily make intermediate-range missiles if U.S. quits nuclear treatyPresident Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia could easily make and deploy land-based intermediate-range missiles if the United States made good on a threat to quit a landmark nuclear arms control treaty. The United States has accused Russia of flouting the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty signed by Washington and Moscow during the Cold War and has said it will quit it unless Russia comes back into compliance.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Man quits his job with epic rant over the store's PA

Man quits his job with epic rant over the store's PAA disgruntled employee at a Canadian Walmart decided that he wasn’t going to



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Taiwan president quits as party chair after local election setback

Taiwan president quits as party chair after local election setbackThe results of the polls, being held just over a year before Taiwan’s next presidential election, are likely to please China, which claims self-ruled and proudly democratic Taiwan as its own and has ramped up pressure on Tsai and her administration since she took office in 2016. In the run-up to the elections, Tsai and her government said repeatedly that China was trying to sway voters with “political bullying” and “fake news”, accusations that Beijing denied. The DPP lost control of the mayoralties in Taiwan’s second-most populous city Taichung and the key battleground of Kaohsiung in the south, which it held for two decades and played a central role in Taiwan’s pro-democracy movement in the 1970s.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Netanyahu faces snap election calls after defense minister quits

Netanyahu faces snap election calls after defense minister quitsAvigdor Lieberman quit on Wednesday over what he described as the government’s too-soft policy on cross-border violence with Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. The loss of the five seats of Lieberman’s Israel Beitenu faction leaves Netanyahu with control of just 61 of the 120 seats in parliament, raising the prospect that a scheduled November 2019 election would be brought forward. Lieberman’s resignation takes effect 48 hours after being handed in, which he did early on Thursday.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Israeli defence minister quits: What you need to know

Israeli defence minister quits: What you need to knowIsraeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday, leaving the future of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government uncertain. Why did Lieberman resign? Lieberman has long called for harsh action against the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip, and has recently made clear he disagrees with Netanyahu’s strategy.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Netanyahu praises Nikki Haley after she quits UN post

Netanyahu praises Nikki Haley after she quits UN postIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the outgoing US ambassador to the United Nations after she resigned on Tuesday, following a tenure in which she asserted Washington’s support for Israel. “I thank ambassador Nikki Haley for her uncompromising struggle against the hypocrisy of the UN,” he wrote in Hebrew on his official Twitter account, wishing her success in her future endeavours. Haley has been a favourite in Israel as she pushed a hawkish line on Iran — Israel’s implacable foe — and led the United States in quitting the UN Human Rights Council, accusing it of bias against Washington and Israel.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Nasa astronaut quits training programme for the first time in 50 years

Nasa astronaut quits training programme for the first time in 50 yearsA Nasa astronaut-in-training has quit for the first time in 50 years. Nasa has not announced why the candidate left and says that it is unable to elaborate on the man’s reasoning. Robb Kulin resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Space Centre in Houston.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Fox News Regular Bruce Turkel Quits Over Immigration Coverage

Fox News Regular Bruce Turkel Quits Over Immigration CoverageBruce Turkel, a Miami advertising executive who had been a frequent guest on



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines