Sydney left leaderless after corruption resignation

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Al-Araby

The leader of Australia’s most populous state resigned Friday amid a corruption investigation, leaving Sydneysiders – deep in months of lockdown – without a political leader. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she would leave parliament after an anti-corruption body announced an inquiry into allegations against her. “My resignation as premier could not occur at a worse time, but the timing is completely outside of my control,” Berejiklian told media in Sydney. “I do not want to be a distraction from what should be the focus of the state government during this pandemic, which is t…

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