Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is to formally resign over a graft and spying scandal involving his chief of staff. The case has thrown the political future of the recession-hit EU state into uncertainty.
Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato has resigned after her former husband was linked to a corruption scandal that involved the ruling People's Party. A judge had earlier accused her of benefiting from a bribery scandal.
In Prague, thousands celebrated the Velvet Revolution's 25th anniversary. The festivities also turned into an appeal for Czech President Zeman to resign. An egg thrown at Zeman hit Germany's president instead.
Taiwan's cabinet has resigned following the ruling party's worst ever local election defeat. The KMT had been pursuing closer ties with Beijing.
In what looks to be the biggest setback for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to date, the trade and justice ministers have resigned on the same day. The two women are accused of political misdeeds.
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