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Tuesday, 11 December 2012

...and for those looking for political news, here's a few links for you:
Please check back here as this article will be updated as I find more.... as you can see below.

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Liberman to resign as foreign minister over indictment

Foreign minister says following meetings with his legal team that he will resign from his post, after it was announced he would be indicted for fraud, breach of trust; PMO: Netanyahu de-facto FM.












http://www.jpost.com/DiplomacyAndPolitics/Article.aspx?id=295946


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China dismisses top provincial official after corruption probe

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/13/us-china-corruption-idUSBRE8BC08320121213






Singapore official resigns over affair


http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2012/12/12/singapore-official-resigns-over-affair.html


The Times Editor Harding Resigns


LONDON—The editor of U.K. newspaper The Times resigned Wednesday, marking the latest in a series of high-level management changes at News Corp 
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323981504578175311217663932.html


Louisiana U.S. Attorney Resigns; Prosecuted O’Keefe

http://patterico.com/2012/12/10/louisiana-u-s-attorney-resigns-prosecuted-okeefe/

Attorney General Eric Holder’s chief of staff, Gary Grindler, plans to resign his post at the Department of Justice on Wednesday. Grindler was directly involved in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/12/03/Holder-s-chief-of-staff-to-resign-after-direct-involvement-in-Fast-and-Furious




SNC-Lavalin suspends payments to ex-CEO arrested for fraud


http://ca.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idCABRE8BC0RH20121213


Max Clifford arrested on suspicion of sexual offences

One of UK's best known publicists arrested by officers investigating abuse claims against Jimmy Savile and others

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/dec/06/max-clifford-arrested


28 arrested in Spain for alleged links to Toronto-based child porn network


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/28-arrested-in-spain-for-alleged-links-to-toronto-based-child-porn-network/article6136068/


10 arrested in international cybercrime ring


http://news.yahoo.com/10-arrested-international-cybercrime-ring-015105258.html








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Three British men arrested in Libor probe


http://uk.news.yahoo.com/sfo-arrests-three-libor-probe-115115659--finance.html

President resigns after riots leave 22 dead in Argentina
President Fernando De la Rua resigned and fled the government palace in a helicopter, driven from office by a devastating economic crisis and days of rioting that left 22 people dead and homes and supermarkets across Argentina ransacked.

 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-91169/President-resigns-riots-leave-22-dead-Argentina.html#ixzz2Erh9DXec


Tunisian President May Resign


http://www.islamicinvitationturkey.com/2012/12/04/tunisian-president-may-resign/


The President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, Must Resign


http://www.southsudannewsagency.com/opinion/articles/the-president-of-south-sudan-salva-kiir-must-resign


KNU President General Tamla Baw resigns and urges Congress to elect ‘right leaders’


http://www.bnionline.net/index.php/news/kic/14298-knu-president-general-tamla-baw-resigns-and-urges-congress-to-elect-right-leaders.html




UPDATE 3-Police arrest Serbia's richest man in anti-graft probe

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/12/serbia-tycoon-idUSL5E8NC5Y120121212


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Investigations against German Bank directors after raid

Wednesday 12, December 2012, 16:41 Clock


500 policeman and tax investigators raid Deutsche Bank for tax fraud
http://de.reuters.com/article/topNews/idDEBEE8BB04X20121212

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Italian police arrest ex-Finmeccanica exec, investigate former minister for alleged corruption


http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/italian-police-arrest-ex-finmeccanica-exec-investigate-former-minister-for-alleged-corruption-175397181.html




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Syria Issues Arrest Warrants against Hariri, MP Saqr, Louay Meqdad


http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/64222



Minister Mangoma arrested

http://www.newsday.co.zw/2012/10/10/minister-mangoma-arrested/


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Former premier of Turks and Caicos accused of corruption arrested in Brazil

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Former+premier+Turks+Caicos+accused+corruption+arrested+Brazil/7667047/story.html#ixzz2EnegjJR6


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Former Croatian prime minister Ivo Sanader arrested

Former Croatian prime minister, Ivo Sanader, wanted in connection with an anti-corruption probe, was arrested in Austria on Friday.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/croatia/8194829/Former-Croatian-prime-minister-Ivo-Sanader-arrested.html

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Cayman Islands premier McKeeva Bush arrested

The premier of the Cayman Islands has been arrested as part of a corruption investigation, local police say.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20679259



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Malta Government Collapses After Own MP Joins Opposition to Vote Down Budget Bill 
http://www.tripolipost.com/articledetail.asp?c=1&i=9609

Clinton cancels Middle East trip because of ill health


http://news.yahoo.com/clinton-cancels-middle-east-trip-because-ill-health-041117706.html

Former President George H.W. Bush in hospital for third week

Read more: http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/national/former-president-george-hw-bush-in-hospital-for-third-week#ixzz2EliBc6Wa



Venezuela awaits Chavez update

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/1211/breaking41.html

Kuwait's government resigns to make way for new cabinet

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/kuwaits-government-resigns-way-cabinet-122323176--business.html

Entire Ukraine government resigns

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/9719263/Entire-Ukraine-government-resigns.html

EUR/USD Facing Pressure After Italian Prime Minister Resigns

http://forexblog.oanda.com/20121210/eurusd-facing-pressure-after-italian-prime-minister-resigns/





Cheikh Modibo Diarra, Mali Prime Minister, Resigns After Being Arrested By Junta


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/11/cheikh-modibo-diarra-mali-pm-arrested-resigns_n_2274695.html



Indonesian minister resigns over corruption allegations



http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-12-07/indonesian-minister-resigns-over-corruption/4415802

Orphy Klempa Resigns Senate Seat Monday to Join Ohio County Commission

http://www.wtrf.com/story/20309343/orphy-klempa-resigns-senate-seat-monday-to-join-ohio-county-commission


Benghazi Local Council president resigns again



http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20121210145543

Update: BBC chief resigns

http://www.thespec.com/news/world/article/834191--update-bbc-chief-resigns




this one is a bit older, but no less telling:

Dutch government falls in budget crisis


Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has tendered his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix, paving the way for early elections.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17811509




Polish economy minister, deputy premier resigns


http://www.kyivpost.com/content/world/polish-economy-minister-deputy-premier-resigns-316339.html




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