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South Korea's ousted president charged with bribery

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

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Sewol bone fragments "not from a victim"

Bereaved families are hoping to find the last nine bodies still missing after the South Korean ferry sank in 2014 with the loss of 304 lives.

Bereaved families are hoping to find the last nine bodies still missing after the South Korean ferry sank in 2014 with the loss of 304 lives.

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Stricken South Korean ferry raised from the sea bed

The Sewol has been brought back above the waves after foundering almost three years ago with the loss of more than 300 lives.

The Sewol has been brought back above the waves after foundering almost three years ago with the loss of more than 300 lives.

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South Korea's impeached Park Geun-hye leaves presidential palace

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

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Tensions rise as US deploys anti-missile system to South Korea

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

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South Korea: President Park 'colluded with' friend for bribe from Samsung

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office has found President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend, businesswoman Choi Soon-sil, to receive bribes from Samsung…

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office has found President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend, businesswoman Choi Soon-sil, to receive bribes from Samsung…

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Samsung heir to be indicted on bribery charges

Prosecutors in South Korea say they will charge Samsung group chief Jay Y. Lee with bribery and embezzlement in connection with a corruption scandal.

Prosecutors in South Korea say they will charge Samsung group chief Jay Y. Lee with bribery and embezzlement in connection with a corruption scandal.

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South Korea declines extending graft probe

The probe into the graft scandal involving South Korean President Park Geun-hye will not be extended after the country’s acting leader said it has served its…

The probe into the graft scandal involving South Korean President Park Geun-hye will not be extended after the country’s acting leader said it has served its…

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Samsung: the scandal threatening South Korea's behemoth

How did a economic giant that accounts for a fifth of South Korea's GDP get into the position where its top boss was arrested accused of corruption?

How did a economic giant that accounts for a fifth of South Korea's GDP get into the position where its top boss was arrested accused of corruption?

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Samsung chief Lee is questioned in S. Korea corruption probe

Handcuffed and tied with rope, he arrived for questioning on Saturday after a night in a tiny cell, his bed a mattress on the floor.

Handcuffed and tied with rope, he arrived for questioning on Saturday after a night in a tiny cell, his bed a mattress on the floor.

Business

South Korean court declares Hanjin Shipping bankrupt

Hanjin Shipping, formerly the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, has been declared bankrupt by a South Korean court.

Hanjin Shipping, formerly the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, has been declared bankrupt by a South Korean court.

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Samsung boss arrest rocks South Korea's highest levels of power

The arrest of Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee - caught up in the corruption scandal swirling around the president - has sent shock waves through South Korea.

The arrest of Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee - caught up in the corruption scandal swirling around the president - has sent shock waves through South Korea.

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South Korea: Samsung's de facto boss arrested amid corruption scandal

Samsung's de facto chief is arrested on suspicion of involvement in a corruption scandal which has led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Samsung's de facto chief is arrested on suspicion of involvement in a corruption scandal which has led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

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Kraft works wonders at South Korea's inaugural ski jump event

South Korea’s signalled its more than ready to host next year’s Winter Olympics by staging the latest round of the World Cup ski jumping.

South Korea’s signalled its more than ready to host next year’s Winter Olympics by staging the latest round of the World Cup ski jumping.