South Korean ex-president Park interrogated by prosecutors

2017-03-21 14:37

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye has been questioned by prosecutors about the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.

South Korea finds a home for puppies impeached president left behind

2017-03-17 11:05

South Korea's presidential office has found a home for two of the nine dogs former President Park Geun-hye left behind when she was forced out of office over a corruption scandal.

S Korean prosecutors summon Park for questioning

2017-03-15 07:47

South Korean prosecutors have ordered ousted president Park Geun-Hye to appear before them next week for questioning over the corruption scandal that triggered her dramatic downfall.

S Korea acting leader turns down resignations by Park aides

2017-03-14 10:38

South Korea's acting leader has turned down resignation offers made by senior advisers to ousted President Park Geun-hye.

South Korea's ousted leader leaves presidential palace

2017-03-12 12:56

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country's Constitutional Court removed her from office over a massive corruption scandal.

Park stripped of right to be buried next to dictator father

2017-03-10 16:25

A South Korean court ruling that ended President Park Geun-hye's constitutional powers has also stripped her of the privileges enjoyed by former heads of state, including the right to be buried alongside her late dictator father at a national cemetery.

Two dead in protests after South Korea President's impeachment

2017-03-10 08:16

South Korean police say a second person has died in protests against a court's decision to remove President Park Geun-hye from office.

South Korea's acting leader rejects to extend probe into scandal

2017-02-27 14:51

South Korea's acting leader has rejected a request to extend an investigation into the country's biggest scandal in decades that led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.

President Park protests jam Seoul

2017-02-11 16:09

Tens of thousand of people have taken part in two rallies in Seoul, protesting for and against impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

Court denies a request to arrest Samsung's de facto head

2017-01-19 13:48

A Seoul court says it has denied a request to arrest Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, a setback to prosecutors investigating an influence-peddling scandal that toppled South Korea's president.


Denmark to extradite S Korea 'Rasputin' daughter

2017-03-18 08:55

Danish prosecutors say they will extradite the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

S Korea to vote on May 9 for Park successor

2017-03-15 11:17

South Korea says it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for ousted President Park Geun-hye.

Park in the doghouse over abandoned pooches

2017-03-14 16:59

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye might need all the allies she can get, but she left nine of man's best friends behind when she exited her palace in disgrace.

Park's advisers offer to resign after her ouster

2017-03-13 09:49

A news report says the senior advisers to ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye have offered to resign days after the country's Constitutional Court formally ended her rule over a corruption scandal

South Korea's longtime 'princess' dethroned in disgrace

2017-03-10 18:08

The corridors of power have been home to South Korea's Park Geun-Hye as a child, de facto first lady, and president.

South Koreans jubilant, or stunned by president's sacking

2017-03-10 15:43

Thousands of younger demonstrators erupted with joy while a rival older crowd angrily clashed with riot police, two of them dying, when South Korea's Constitutional Court fired President Park Geun-Hye over corruption.

South Korean court dismisses president Park Geun-Hye

2017-03-10 05:39

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been fired by the country's top court, as it upheld her impeachment by parliament over a wide-ranging corruption scandal.

Samsung heir arrested in corruption scandal

2017-02-17 06:36

Prosecutors arrested the de facto head of South Korea's largest conglomerate, Samsung, on bribery and other charges related to a political corruption scandal that triggered the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.

South Korea justice urges rapid ruling on Park

2017-01-25 16:03

South Korea's top judge urged his colleagues to come to a quick verdict on the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye Wednesday, at his last hearing before stepping down.

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

2017-01-16 08:24

Prosecutors have requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges.

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