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Ousted S. Korean leader Park arrives at court to face trial
23 May 2017
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye arrives at court in Seoul to go on trial over the massive corruption scandal that led to her downfall.
South Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum
9 May 2017
South Koreans begin voting to elect a new leader, looking to move on from a corruption scandal that brought down former President Park Geun-hye and shook the political and business elite to the core.
South Korea's Park emerges after 14-hour interrogation
22 Mar 2017
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves prosecutors' offices after 22 hours in which she was questioned for 14 hours over a corruption scandal that ended her presidency this month.
South Korea's ousted leader Park faces questioning
21 Mar 2017
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises to the country as she prepares for an interrogation by prosecutors as a criminal suspect in a top-level corruption scandal.
S. Korean prosecutors say Park Geun-hye colluded for Samsung bribe
6 Mar 2017
The South Korean special prosecutors office says President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend Choi Soon-sil to receive bribes from Samsung Group, meant to cement Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee's control of the business.
South Koreans protest against president
25 Feb 2017
South Korean protesters hold a massive candlelight rally against President Park Geun-Hye on the fourth anniversary of Park's inauguration.
Samsung heir to be quizzed again over corruption scandal
12 Feb 2017
Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong arrives for questioning by South Korean prosecutors as part of a probe into a corruption and influence-peddling scandal that caused President Park Geun-Hye to be impeached.
Threat of arrest looms over Samsung boss
15 Jan 2017
South Korea's special prosecutor delays until Monday (January 16) a decision on whether to seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in an influence-peddling investigation involving President Park Geun-hye.
South Korea: MPs leave ruling party after scandal
27 Dec 2016
Dozens of South Korean MPs have left the ruling conservative party over the corruption scandal surrounding impeached President Park Geun-hye.
Impeached South Korean president apologises to the nation
9 Dec 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologises to the nation after parliament voted to impeach her over allegations of corruption.
South Korea to impeach president
9 Dec 2016
South Korea's lawmakers have voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an alleged influence-peddling scandal.
Tens of thousands protest in South Korea, call for president to quit
5 Nov 2016
Tens of thousands of South Koreans are protesting in the capital, calling on embattled President Park Geun-hye to resign over a growing influence-peddling scandal.