17 Sep 2021

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigns over Afghanistan crisis

After a majority of the Dutch parliament said Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag mishandled the Afghanistan evacuation crisis, Kaag announced her resignation on Thursday. Many vulnerable people were left behind in the chaotic evacuation effort in Afghanistan after tens of thousands foreigners and Afghans who were associated with international organizations

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13 Jan 2021

Estonian opposition asked to step in after PM quits over scandal

Prime Minister Juri Ratas resigned after an inquiry into a property development, leading the president of Estonia to ask the leader of the opposition centre-right Reform Party to step in. On Wednesday, Kaja Kallas was asked to form the next government, but will need support from parliament for the nomination.

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15 Jan 2020

Russian government resigns as Vladimir Putin plans future

Hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed constitutional changes that could prolong his stay in power, Russia’s government has resigned. The proposals made by President Putin would transfer power from the presidency to the parliament. Although Putin is due to step down in 2024 when he closes out his fourth

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