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Hundreds of demonstrators call for release of South Korea’s ousted President Park Geun-hye

October 21, 2017 5:40 pm
Hundreds of demonstrators call for release of South Korea’s ousted President Park Geun-hye

South Korea’s ousted President Park Geun-hye (L) arrives at a court in Seoul, August 25, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Hundreds of demonstrators on Saturday called for the immediate release of South Korea’s ousted President Park Geun-hye whose corruption trial has been put on hold following mass resignations by her lawyers. […]

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South Korean court extends detention of ousted former president Park Geun-hye

October 13, 2017 2:35 pm
South Korean court extends detention of ousted former president Park Geun-hye

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at a prosecutor’s office in Seoul on March 21, 2017. Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye reported to prosecutors on March 21 for questioning over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, after using executive privilege to avoid them […]

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North Korea vows to kill former South Korean President Park Geun-hye

June 28, 2017 10:30 pm
North Korea vows to kill former South Korean President Park Geun-hye

The photo taken on August 15, 2014 shows former South Korean President Park Geun-hye. (AFP photo) North Korea has put on its list of wanted people for execution the name of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, saying she and her spy chief had plotted to kill North Korea’s leader. […]

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Life in prison given to former South Korean President Park Geun-hye

May 23, 2017 4:36 am
Life in prison given to former South Korean President Park Geun-hye

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at a court in Seoul, South Korea. Photo / AP In handcuffs, her eyes downcast, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday began a corruption trial that could send her to prison for life if she is convicted. Police escorted Park as […]

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s lawyers deny all charges against ex-president

May 2, 2017 8:06 am
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s lawyers deny all charges against ex-president

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye (front R) leaves after a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court on March 30, 2017. South Korea. (Photo by AFP) Lawyers of South Korea’s former president Park Geun-hye, who has been in custody for more than a month, have denied the corruption charges which […]

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Arrest warrant approved against South Korea’s ex-president Park Geun-hye

March 31, 2017 3:30 pm
Arrest warrant approved against South Korea’s ex-president Park Geun-hye

South Korea’s embattled former president Park Geun-hye has been incarcerated at a detention center following a court decision to approve a warrant for her arrest. Prosecutors had requested Park’s arrest earlier this week over bribery and abuse of power charges during her tenure. On Friday, a judge at the Seoul […]

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South Korea prosecutors seek South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye’s arrest

March 27, 2017 4:30 pm
South Korea prosecutors seek South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye’s arrest

South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye (C) arrives at a prosecutor’s office in Seoul, March 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, who has become vulnerable to prosecution and potential incarceration following the loss of her political immunity. The […]

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South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye questioned by prosecutors

March 21, 2017 10:23 pm
South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye questioned by prosecutors

South Korean ex-president, Park Geun-hye, arrives at the prosecutors’ office in Seoul on March 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korea’s dismissed president has been questioned by prosecutors in connection with a high-profile corruption scandal that culminated in her impeachment and removal from power. Upon her arrival at the prosecutors’ […]

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South Korea prosecutors to summon ex-president Park Geun-hye as criminal suspect

March 14, 2017 4:30 pm
South Korea prosecutors to summon ex-president Park Geun-hye as criminal suspect

South Korea’s impeached ex-president Park Geun-hye waves in a car as she arrives at her private residence in Seoul on March 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korean prosecutors have announced plans to summon former president Park Geun-hye as a criminal suspect following the confirmation of her legislative impeachment and […]

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South Korea’s impeached President Park Geun-Hye leaves Blue House, apologizes to nation

March 12, 2017 7:13 pm
South Korea’s impeached President Park Geun-Hye leaves Blue House, apologizes to nation

South Korea’s impeached President Park Geun-Hye has issued an apology for not completing her full term as she left the presidential complex, two days after the Constitutional Court voted to remove her from office. Park left the presidential complex, the so-called Blue House, shortly after 19:00 local time (10:00 GMT) on Sunday. […]

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South Korean liberal politician Moon Jae-in hopeful vows justice in post-Park Geun-hye era

2:30 pm
South Korean liberal politician Moon Jae-in hopeful vows justice in post-Park Geun-hye era

South Korean politician Moon Jae-in, from the Democratic Party, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, March 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) South Korean liberal politician Moon Jae-in, who is likely to succeed ousted president Park Geun-hye, has promised justice and common sense if he wins office. Speaking on Sunday, […]

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Supporters of ousted South Korean president, Park Geun-hye hold rally in Seoul

March 11, 2017 2:30 pm
Supporters of ousted South Korean president, Park Geun-hye hold rally in Seoul

Activists carry a mock prison containing a board-cut of South Korea’s ousted President Park Geun-hye after the announcement of the Constitutional Court’s decision to uphold her impeachment in Seoul on March 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Supporters of the ousted South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, have held another large protest […]

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South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye formally ousted by court

March 10, 2017 6:16 am
South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye formally ousted by court

Park Geun-hye taking the oath during her inauguration ceremony in 2013. Photo / AP In a historic, unanimous ruling today, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide. […]

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South Koreans rally ahead of scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment ruling

March 9, 2017 9:00 pm
South Koreans rally ahead of scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment ruling

South Koreans have staged simultaneous rallies in the capital city Seoul in support and against the country’s scandal-hit president a day before the Constitutional Court is to decide her fate. Scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye has had her powers suspended since her impeachment by parliament in December. Thousands of police officers were deployed […]

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Nearly one million demonstrate against South Korea President Park Geun-hye in Seoul

March 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Nearly one million demonstrate against South Korea President Park Geun-hye in Seoul

Hundreds of thousands of people have held a demonstration in South Korea’s capital, Seoul, urging the Constitutional Court to uphold a ruling on the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. Organizers of the demonstration in Gwanghwamun Square said about 900,000 people had turned up as of 7:30 p.m. local time on […]

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