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President Park Geun-hye

S. Korea's Park jailed for 24 years over...

The sentence followed a trial lasting more than 10 months which ended with Park being found guilty on multiple criminal charges, including bribery and...

Korea ex-president Park guilty of abuse of...

"The accused is guilty of abuse of power," said Judge Kim Se-yoon, ruling that Park had forced companies to donate a total of 77.4 billion won ($72 million)...

Prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted...

Park Geun-hye has also been charged with coercing 18 large firms to "donate" a total of ₩77.4b to two dubious foundations controlled by Choi.

S. Korea lifts court TV ban ahead of Park...

The measure will help enhance the "people's right to know".

South Koreans vote in historic election

Hong Joon-Pyo, of Park's Liberty Korea party, who languished in third place in the 13-strong field on 16 percent, urged voters to support him, branding...

South Korea to draw line under Park scandal...

Park’s dismissal by the country’s top court came after months of political turmoil in Asia's fourth-largest economy.

Samsung heir accused of bribery, perjury...

A bound and handcuffed Lee Jae-Yong, the vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrived at the Seoul Central District Court as his trial opened Friday....

From South Korean president to prisoner 503,...

The former head of state spent her first night in solitary confinement at Seoul Detention Centre after a court Friday ordered her to be held pending charges....

S. Korean monk sets himself on fire

He left a note urging authorities to arrest the scandal-hit president for committing "treason".

Mass protest demands ouster, arrest of S....

The latest in a series of massive anti-Park demonstrations in the South Korean capital came just hours after opposition parties filed an impeachment motion...

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