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A South Korean high court has extended the lengthy prison sentence of former president Park Geun-hye for corruption in office.
North Korea has called disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye a "traitor" responsible for "extra-large hideous corruption", in its first reaction to the sentencing of Park to 24 years in prison on corruption charges.
The corruption verdict and sentencing of South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye will be televised live, Yonhap says, in a case that could see her jailed for 30 years.
Former South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's defence lawyers have resigned en masse in protest at what they called a biased corruption trial, as the ex-leader described the proceedings as "political revenge".
North's news agency says 'revelation showed' Park masterminded plot to kill North Korea's 'supreme leadership'.
Pyongyang's state media have published their first report on the trial of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye two days earlier, calling her an "arch-traitor" and "bitch".
South Koreans went to the polls to choose a new president after Park Geun-Hye was ousted and indicted for corruption, and against a backdrop of high tensions with the nuclear-armed North.
South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former president Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal.
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye was spending her first day in custody Friday after a court ordered her arrest, with her opponents crowing and her supporters crying.
South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power.
A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean president Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws.
South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years for corruption, closing out a dramatic fall from grace for the country's first woman leader who became a figure of public fury and ridicule.
A South Korean court is set to rule in the case of a woman at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal that triggered a presidential impeachment and conviction of Samsung's heir.
A South Korean court has found billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong guilty of bribery, embezzlement, hiding assets overseas, concealing profit from criminal acts and perjury.
The longtime friend of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years in prison in the first punishment against a leading figure in the massive corruption scandal.
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye, grim-faced and brought to court in handcuffs, went on trial over a sprawling corruption scandal that saw millions take to the streets and led to her downfall.
With their last president detained and awaiting trial for corruption, South Koreans go to the polls to choose her successor, but the economic and social frustrations that fuelled anger against Park Geun-Hye remain.
A liberal South Korean opposition leader, Moon Jae-in, who advocates improved ties with North Korea has won his party's ticket to run for next month's election.
A South Korean court says it has approved the arrest of ex-President Park Geun-hye over corruption allegations.
South Korean prosecutors have sought an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-Hye, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.
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