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South Korea's Park Geun-hye gets 24 years in jail
6 Apr 2018
A South Korean court jails former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates.
Woman at the heart of South Korea's political scandal jailed
23 Jun 2017
Choi-Soon sil, the close friend of disgraced former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye, is jailed for three years for abuse of power. It's the first in a string of sentences she's expected to receive.
South Korea charges ousted president Park with bribery
17 Apr 2017
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye is charged with bribery alongside the chairman of Lotte group.
South Korea's Park arrested and jailed after marathon hearing
31 Mar 2017
South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-hye is arrested after eight hours of testimony. A Seoul judge approved her arrest on the basis she might destroy evidence.
South Korea’s ousted leader Park arrives at court hearing on her arrest
30 Mar 2017
Didgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrives at Seoul Central District Court for a court hearing on an arrest warrant against her.
South Korea's Park Geun-hye removed from office
10 Mar 2017
South Korean President Park Geun-hye is removed from office after the country's Constitutional Court upheld her impeachment over a wide-ranging corruption scandal.
South Koreans in mass protest over president
12 Nov 2016
Tens of thousands of South Koreans protest to demand the president's resignation over a growing influence-peddling scandal.
North Korean leader orders nuclear arsenal on standby
4 Mar 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered the country's nuclear arsenal to be readied for pre-emptive use at any time, prompting South Korean President Park Geun-Hye to threaten a "stern" response to any military provocation.