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S. Korea's ousted Park expelled from own party

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. The decision had been taken "for the future of our...Show More Summary

Ex-SKorea leader Park complains about extension of detention

Lawyers for jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye have resigned in an apparent protest against a court decision to extend her detention. The Seoul Central District Court said Park's … Click to Continue »

Defence lawyers for S.Korea's Park quit over alleged bias

Former South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's defence lawyers resigned en masse Monday in protest at what they called a biased corruption trial, as the ex-leader described the proceedings as "political revenge". Park faces multiple charges...Show More Summary

South Korean court extends detention of ex-President Park

A South Korean court on Friday extended the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial over broad corruption allegations that led to her removal from office and … Click to Continue »

Thousands march in support of ousted South Korean leader

Thousands of supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye have marched in Seoul to protest a court ruling that appeared to support key corruption charges against her. The march … Click to Continue »

Samsung heir guilty of bribery, sentenced to five years jail

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The heir to the Samsung empire was convicted of bribery and other offences Friday and jailed for five years in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Lee Jae-Yong's penalty could leave the...Show More Summary

Samsung Heir Sentenced to 5 Years In Prison

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday that Lee Jae-yong, 49, was guilty of offering...

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. The...Show More Summary

Samsung heir faces corruption verdict

The heir to the Samsung business empire, including the world's biggest smartphone maker, awaited the verdict Friday in his corruption trial over the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Prosecutors demanded...Show More Summary

South Korean Spy Agency Admits to Meddling in 2012 Election

The presidency may never have been meant for Park Geun-hye after all.

Samsung scion Lee says he did not wield great power at chaebol

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee denied bribery charges involving ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye and said he had no knowledge of any pressure from her to pay bribes, as he wrapped up two days of testimony in his corruption trial on Thursday.

North Korea Calls for Execution of South Korean Ex-President and Aide

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The North Koreans said former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea and her intelligence chief would face a “miserable dog’s death.”

N.Korea Issues Standing Order To Execute Former S.Korea President

Two days ago, Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported that former South Korean President Park Geun-hye had made plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, adding that Ex-president Park, who was impeached in a corruption scandal earlier this year, signed a document approving a “leadership change” in North Korea back in 2015. Show More Summary

North Korea calls for execution of former South Korea leader over 'assassination' plot

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

SEOUL, June 28 (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it has issued a standing order for the execution of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her spy chief for a plot to assassinate its leader. Read more| Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Friend of ousted South Korean president gets 3 years in prison

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university. The Seoul Central District Court said Choi Soon-sil "committed so many illegal...

Former South Korean minister jailed over role in Samsung merger: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced a former South Korean health minister to two and a half years jail for his role in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment and arrest of former president Park Geun-hye, Yonhap reported.

Disgraced daughter of ousted South Korean president's confidante returns home

6 months agoNews : The Lookout

By Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - The disgraced daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the downfall of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye returned home from Denmark on Wednesday, saying she wanted to clear up misunderstandings. Show More Summary

Daughter of ousted South Korean president's confidante returns to Seoul

SEOUL (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges

South Korean 'swordsman' leads prosecution against impeached ex-leader Park

SEOUL (Reuters) - A high-flying prosecutor, who was demoted under impeached former president Park Geun-hye, is overseeing the case against her as Park made her first appearance in court on Tuesday to face criminal charges over the corruption scandal that ousted her.

Ousted South Korean President Park goes on trial

Park Geun-hye denies all 18 charges against her in first court appearance since impeachment over power abuse scandal.

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