South Korea
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  • South Korea is voting in a presidential election on Tuesday as the country seeks to recover from a brief leadership vacuum left by the ouster of its ex-president Park Geun-hye, currently jailed over graft charges.

    Democratic Party’s Moon Jae-in leads the race for presidency.
    LAST UPDATE : May 09, 2017, 7:53 AM EDT
  • The first elements of T.H.A.A.D. arrive in South Korea.

    With a vigilant watch on North Korea’s missile and nuclear development programs, the U.S. began moving its controversial anti-missile defense system to a South Korean site prompting huge protests from locals.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 26, 2017, 7:39 AM EDT
  • South Korea's impeached President Park Geun-hye could face criminal charges over bribery, extortion and influence-peddling.

    S. Korea’s President Park Geun-hye became country’s first democratically elected leader to be removed from office after constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her over a corruption scandal. 

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 10, 2017, 5:35 AM EST