Andras Gergely
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/ 2 April 2008

Irish Prime Minister Ahern to step down

Bertie Ahern will step down as Ireland’s Prime Minister on May 6, bowing to pressure for him to go early following a series of embarrassing appearances in the witness stand at an anti-corruption tribunal. Ahern, flanked by his Cabinet colleagues, announced his intention to resign to reporters in Dublin.

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/ 22 September 2006

Hungarians rally against govt for fifth night

Hungarians rallied outside Parliament on Friday and prepared for a fifth overnight vigil to demand Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany resign, after a leaked tape showed him admitting he had lied to win April elections. Budapest has seen protests since Monday, with both peaceful rallies outside Parliament and rioting in which more than 200 people have been injured.