President Dina Boluarte also apologized for ongoing political unrest that has left dozens of people dead, as Peru's attorney general announced a probe into the deaths.
20 Oct 2022
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation less than seven weeks after taking the position after her failed tax-cutting budget spurred market turmoil and led to a lack of confidence within her party. Truss was appointed prime minister on September 6.
17 Jul 2022
Protesters are now withdrawing from government buildings as they await the president's formal resignation. Gotabaya Rajapaksa had promised to step down by Wednesday.
4 Jul 2022
After consolidating its power over Hong Kong, Beijing has used the festivities marking the 25th handover anniversary from British rule to laud the city's "rebirth." Many Hong Kongers do not feel like celebrating.
7 Jan 2022
Sunday's resignation of the Sudanese civilian prime minister Abdalla Hamdok deprives coup leaders of their face of being the natural continuity between the revolution that toppled longtime strongman Omar el-Bachir in 2019 and a junta that's since scrapped power sharing and jailed key architects of the transition to democracy.
5 Jan 2022
A record-breaking 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November 2021 as the trend coined "The Great Resignation" drags on. Economists say it signals a sign of confidence in the labour market, but could also reflect ongoing fears about the pandemic. Also in the show: Toyota dethrones General Motors as America's best-selling carmaker for the first time in 90 years, and Blackberry users bid farewell to the iconic phones.
29 Nov 2021
As temperatures across Europe plummet, thousands of migrants are still stuck in Belarus, hoping to find a route into the European Union — although Brussels insists the bloc will not accept them. DW's Nick Connolly met some of them in Minsk.
21 Nov 2021
Prime Minister Andrej Babis' Cabinet met on Thursday to tender their resignation. The move follows the coalition agreement between center-right parties after last month's elections.
16 Oct 2021
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said he plans to step down, with the country's foreign minister to take his place.
17 Sep 2021
Archbishop Stefan Hesse was on leave after being accused of neglecting his duty in a report on sexual abuse at the diocese of Cologne.
15 Mar 2021
Joe Biden sidesteps a question on whether New York Governor Andrew Cuomo should resign over sexual misconduct allegations, as he returns to the White House from a weekend in Wilmington, Delaware.