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reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

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Anwar was responding to questions from the media in regards to PKR lawmaker Hassan Abdul Karim's comments last week where he proposed for Dr Mahathir to step down as he claimed the latter is not able to manage several pressing issues that has been taking place.
Soon after results were declared, Rahul apprised party leaders of his decision to step down as the party president, taking moral responsibility for the poll debacle.
The 74-year-old President even said he was ready to step down if the media would ask him.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-April 15, 2019--Hapoalim CEO to step down
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"Today two candidates have agreed to step down in favour of the Jubilee candidate," read the statement.
Regarding his decision to step down, Richard said; "The past five years have been immensely satisfying and rewarding.
Karachi -- PTI Karachi President and member Sindh Assembly Khurram Shair Zaman has said that Speaker Sindh assembly Agha Siraj Durrani should step down from his office after NAB has arrested him.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-February 15, 2019-Netcompany Group's board chairman to step down
Explaining his decision to step down, Mr Jenkins said: "As chairman you do get made a scapegoat - somebody has to take responsibility - which I hope people will think I have done by doing what I did on Saturday [stepping down], but that's football.
Islamabad -- Two prominent Pakistani economists resigned from the Economic Advisory Council on Friday after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government asked one of them to step down.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led federal government has asked Dr Atif Mian, to step down from the post of Economic Advisory Council (EAC) on Friday.
"Well, what he actually said is a real statement of exasperation and a real genuine wish to step down if there's a better leader, or if there's a qualified leader to take over.
Najaf, Iraq (NINA) - The leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on the warring parties in Yemen to immediately stop the ongoing war in the country, calling on Yemeni President Hadi Abed Rabbo to step down. Sadr condemned in a statement "The killing of innocents in Yemen under the pretext of legitimacy," calling on the warring parties to "immediately stop the war and sit down at the dialogue table." Sadr described Yemeni President Abed Rabbo as "the enemy of his Lord" and called on him to step down./ End