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N. Ireland government teeters as top minister resigns

Northern Irish deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is a senior member of the Sinn Fein party and a former Irish Republican Army commander in the 1970sNorthern Ireland’s power-sharing government was on the brink of collapse after Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness announced Monday he was resigning. The move by McGuinness, a senior member of the Sinn Fein party and a former Irish Republican Army commander in the 1970s, could trigger new elections in the semi-autonomous province. “It is with deep regret and reluctance that I am tendering my resignation as deputy first minister with effect from 5:00pm (1700 GMT),” McGuinness said.

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