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South Korea parliament impeaches scandal hit president

SEOUL: South Korean lawmakers on Friday passed an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-Hye, stripping away her sweeping executive powers over a corruption scandal that paralysed her administration and triggered massive street…

South Korea president’s impeachment looks certain

SEOUL: The impeachment of South Korea's scandal-hit president, Park Geun-Hye, looked certain Tuesday as dissident lawmakers in her ruling party said they would support an opposition motion calling for her ouster. The national assembly is…

South Korea president’s impeachment vote delayed

SEOUL: An impeachment vote against South Korea's scandal-hit president will be postponed by at least a week, lawmakers said Wednesday, after Park Geun-Hye announced she was willing to stand down early. Lawmakers from Park's own party had…

Brazil strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

BRASILIA:  Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency Wednesday in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.