Park Geun-hye
  • South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye ruled guilty of abuse of power and coercion.

    South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye has been awarded a 24-year jail sentence after the court found her guilty of 16 out of 18 charges, most of them related to corruption, bribery and abuse of power.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 06, 2018, 7:38 AM EDT
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  • In this May 19, 2013 photo, a counter-protester, bottom right, yells at nationalist protesters marching through a Tokyo street to denounce "privileges" for Koreans living in Japan.

    Rift poisoning efforts to forge a unified front as China challenges U.S. military pre-eminence in the region.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 02, 2013, 9:46 AM EST
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  • In this photo taken on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, former National Intelligence Service director Won Sei-hoon, center, leaves Supreme Prosecutors' Office after being summoned, in Seoul, South Korea. The scandal shaking up South Korea’s main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone with an Internet connection could pull off. And the target was not Seoul’s opaque rival to the north, but the country’s own people. Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary South Koreas, b

    Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary S.Koreans, but actually from National Intelligence Service agents, allegedly boosted President Park Geun-hye.

    LAST UPDATE : May 13, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT
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  • President Barack Obama, right, and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, left, during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

    U.S. looking to present a strong front against North Korea's nuclear threats but also leave the door open to talks.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT
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  • A South Korean vehicle with products from North Korea's Kaesong is surrounded by media upon its arrival at the customs, immigration and quarantine office near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

    A factory complex that is North Korea's last major economic link with South Korea was a virtual ghost town Tuesday after Pyongyang suspended its operations.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 09, 2013, 4:28 AM EDT
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