His dramatic announcement came after a disappointing campaign which saw the once-mighty Los Angeles franchise fail to make the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika originally declared his candidacy for a fifth term, then withdrew and postponed the election in response to massive protests. But he stopped short of stepping down immediately.
Supporters of opposition party tried to break the cordon protecting the parliament building as part of an ongoing protest against the government.
President Hassan Rouhani said the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was against Iran's national interests. Zarif is a key supporter of the president who is facing pressure over Trump's shredding of a multiparty nuclear deal.
Japanese car giant Nissan said it was preparing to hold an extraordinary shareholders' meeting by mid-April to remove its detained former chairman Carlos Ghosn from the board of directors.
The resignation of Sultan Muhammad V comes barely a week after the king resumed his duties after spending two months away on medical leave.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is scrambling to contain a deepening political crisis after she was hit by a wave of resignations over her Brexit plan.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has resigned after a dispute over the country's controversial name deal with Macedonia.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan came to power in May after spearheading weeks of mass anti-government rallies that toppled veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is attempting to end a migration, refugee and asylum row with her conservative allies by holding more talks with Interior Minister Horst Seehofer who has offered to resign.
Vizcarra promised to fight Peru's corruption after his predecessor Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned to avoid an impeachment vote over corruption allegations.
The decision comes after Terim was allegedly involved in a brawl with a restaurant owner in a Aegean coastal resort town.
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