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 2 months | White House official resigns after being denied full security clearance

              Senior White House official George David Banks has resigned after being told that his security clearance had been denied over his past use of marijuana. It makes him the third White House official to resign in just one week.   

  Washington, D.C.     


 2 months | Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers dead at 78

              Dutch statesman Ruud Lubbers, who served as the country's prime minister for more than a decade and later worked for the United Nations (UN), has died in Rotterdam, the government says. He was 78 years old.   



 2 months | Denmark’s Prince Henrik, who wanted to be king, dead at 83

              Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe II and who publicly expressed his frustration at being denied the title of king, has died, the royal house said on Wednesday. He was 83 years old.   




 2 months | Police recommend charging Israeli PM Netanyahu with bribery

              Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two corruption investigations against him. A final decision will be made by the attorney general.   



 2 months | Denmark’s ailing Prince Henrik to spend ‘final moments’ at palace

              Denmark's ailing Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II, has been transferred to a royal palace north of Copenhagen where he wishes to spend the final moments of his life, the royal house said on Tuesday.   



 2 months | Dutch foreign minister who lied about meeting Putin resigns

              Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra announced his resignation on Tuesday, just a day after he admitted to having repeatedly lied about attending a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.   

  The Hague, the Netherlands     


 2 months | WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to have UK warrant dropped

              WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for nearly six years to escape extradition to Sweden, has lost his latest bid to have his British arrest warrant dropped.   

  London, England     


 2 months | South Africa’s ruling party calls on President Zuma to resign

              South Africa's ruling ANC party has formally asked President Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption amid falling popularity, to promptly resign as head of state. It would allow the party's new leader to take over.   

  South Africa     


 2 months | Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting with Putin

              Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra, who is due to travel to Moscow this week to meet with his Russian counterpart, has admitted to lying about a supposed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.   



 2 months | Top U.S. Justice Department official steps down for legal job at Walmart

              U.S. Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, who is second in line to the department's top job and first for the Special Counsel's Russia investigation, is stepping down after less than a year to take a position at Walmart, officials said on late Friday.   

  United States     


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