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Friend of South Korea’s Park denies charges as trial begins

1 year, 9 months ago
SEOUL: A friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to Park's impeachment in parliament denied charges of fraud and abuse of power on Monday on the first day of her trial. The friend,…

South Korea parliament impeaches scandal hit president

1 year, 10 months ago
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

1 year, 10 months ago
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

1 year, 10 months ago
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

2 years, 1 month ago
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.