"I had the great privilege to spend nearly 30 years building an organization that has become a leading force in defending the rights of people around the world," said Roth, who joined as deputy director in 1987.
Kuwait's government resigned on Tuesday, just months after its formation as Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah submitted the cabinet's resignation to the crown prince, state-run KUNA news agency reported.
Unsubstantiated rumours fuelled reports of imminent resignation; Pope laughs off rumours of cancer: "Doctors didn't tell me"
The leadership election will take place over the summer and the victor will replace Johnson by the party's annual conference in early October, the BBC and others reported.
Japan’s justice minister stepped down on Thursday - the second resignation from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s newly formed cabinet in less than a week - after a media report that his office gave out gifts
South Korea’s justice minister on Monday offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul’s liberal government
Adel Abdel Mahdi's written statement was greeted with cheers and blaring music across Baghdad's iconic Tahrir (Liberation) Square.
A Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad is considering his next move after a deadline he imposed for the prime minister to resign
Tens of thousands of supporters of an Islamist political party are staging a protest camp in Pakistan’s capital, where authorities are using shipping containers and riot police to block access to key government buildings.