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7 Dec
During massive zero-Covid protests that took place in China recently, Chinese state TV found witty ways to cut away from maskless football supporters in World Cup broadcasts. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
28 Nov
President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as head of the ruling party after its members lost a number of seats in Saturday's local elections. Beijing said the results show the Taiwanese people want peace.
15 Nov
Christopher Magnus stepped down amid tensions with President Joe Biden's administration. The resignation comes as Biden faces criticism from Republicans regarding his migrant policy at the US-Mexico border.
13 Oct
The office of Chad's president announced on Tuesday the resignation of the north-central African country's prime minister to pave the way for a new government.
1 Oct
Families of Mexico's 43 missing students still hope to get justice eight years after they disappeared. However, they lost a key ally with Omar Gomez Trejo's resignation and are "extremely" concerned.
8 Jul 2022
A crowd playing music and singing "Bye Bye Boris" gathered outside Downing Street on Thursday (July 7) to boo British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he announced he would step down.
9 May 2022
Colombo has seen clashes between government supporters and protesters outside the offices of the president and prime minister. Hours later, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa offered to step down.
8 Sep 2021
Michael Fawcett has stepped aside to allow a probe into allegations that he offered to help secure a knighthood and British citizenship for a wealthy Saudi businessman.
16 Aug 2021
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin called it quits after months of political turmoil. He defied calls for resignation for weeks, saying he would hold elections next year.
11 Aug 2021
The New York governor had previously refused to leave his position following the release of a sexual harassment probe. He will be succeeded in the role by current Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul.
27 May 2021
Zinedine Zidane has stepped down as Real Madrid coach with immediate effect five days after his team were pipped to the La Liga title by city rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club said on Thursday.
18 Mar 2021
Hiroshi Sasaki announced his resignation after a report came out that he had insulted plus size female comedian Naomi Watanabe. He suggested she could appear at the opening ceremony as a pig.

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