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.
Amid the cloud of controversy he helped uncover, David Buckley is set to end his tenure at the US spy agency. Last summer, CIA employees hacked into computers being used by the Senate to investigate agency abuses.
Dozens of people have protested outside the White House against visiting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieta. The protesters were demanding justice for 43 students disappeared three months ago from the city of Iguala.
Four former Turkish ministers will not face trial in a corruption investigation following a vote in parliament. The ministers, allies of President Erdogan, resigned at the end of 2013 in face of graft allegations.
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.
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