New Zealand's Prime Minister announces sudden resignation

New Zealand's Prime Minister announces sudden resignation

He has led the New Zealand National Party since 2006. However, longer term, the broad economic strategy of the National Party will depend on the guidance of the new leader. Key also talked about the importance of standing beside the people of Christchurch after an natural disaster in 2011 killed 185 people. Key felt he was "going out on top", and wanted to spend more time with his wife Bronagh and children Stephanie and Max.

Trump not saying what he'll do about Dakota Access pipeline

Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army (Civil Works), said the Army Corps would "explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing". The protest camp's numbers swelled in recent days as hundreds of US veterans joined the protesters.Several veterans who recently arrived at the camp told Reuters that they thought Sunday's decision was a tactic to get protesters to leave.

Small Brazilian city prepares to bury remains of soccer club

Gianni Infantino, president of world soccer governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association, will also attend the ceremony to pay tributes to the team that died in the unfortunate crash just ahead of playing the coveted Copa Sudamericana final.

Italy faces political, economic uncertainty after referendum

While that makes early elections in 2017 more likely, many expect some form of political compromise in the near term. In the last polls before the referendum , the PD was favored by just under one-third of voters. "It doesn't really change the situation economically in Italy or in the Italian banks", said Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch finance minister who chairs meetings of his euro-area counterparts.

After 22 years, Gambia's Jammeh loses in election stunner

Throughout election day, heavy paramilitary presence was reported at poll stations as Gambians cast their votes using the country's unique marbles and drums system. "I will help him work towards the transition", the former President said on state TV on Friday evening. According to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) President Jammeh beat his opponents in the 2011 election with 72% of votes.

Devastated city buries president of Chapecoense soccer club

Devastated city buries president of Chapecoense soccer club

Earlier, fireworks lit up the sky over the stadium as two Brazilian Air Force planes transporting the team's coffins touched down at the Chapeco airport. He was treated respectfully and was joined by Gianni Infantino, the head of Federation Internationale de Football Association - the world governing body of soccer.