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No mercy for South Korea's embattled president

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

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South Korea: Park Geun-hye asks permission to step down

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

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Media & conflicts: dangerous liaisons, an INFOCORE study reveals

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

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EU's Oettinger under fire over lobbyist's private jet flight

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

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South Korea political favours scandal intensifies

The woman at the centre of a political scandal that has shaken the presidency in South Korea has appeared in court in Seoul.

The woman at the centre of a political scandal that has shaken the presidency in South Korea has appeared in court in Seoul.

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South Korea names new PM amid scandal

South Korea’s prime minister and finance minister have both been replaced in a high-level shake-up, critics say is aimed at deflecting attention from a major presidential…

South Korea’s prime minister and finance minister have both been replaced in a high-level shake-up, critics say is aimed at deflecting attention from a major presidential…

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French police to probe alleged UKIP scuffle

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

French police will now investigate an alleged scuffle between two members of the UK Independence Party in the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

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Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn heir to the Thai throne

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

Crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was in Germany when Thai palace officials announced that his father, 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, was seriously ill.

Europe

Barroso 'Goldman Sachs' petition handed to EU officials

A petition started by EU employees against former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso with more than 150,000 signatures has been handed to officials in…

A petition started by EU employees against former European Commission President José Manuel Barroso with more than 150,000 signatures has been handed to officials in…

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Lithuanians vote in parliamentary elections dominated by scandals

The ruling Social-Democrats are fighting for survival after the election campaign was dominated by scandals and pledges to raising living standards.

The ruling Social-Democrats are fighting for survival after the election campaign was dominated by scandals and pledges to raising living standards.

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A defiant apology from Trump over lewd comments about women

Donald Trump is in full damage control mode after the Washington Post released a video where he makes lewd comments about women. He released a recorded apology pledging to be a better man before launc

Donald Trump is in full damage control mode after the Washington Post released a video where he makes lewd comments about women. He released a recorded apology pledging to be a better man before launc

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Former EU commissioner Neelie Kroes fails to declare directorship of offshore firm

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

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Mayhem mounts for Rome's new mayor after losing another top aide

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

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Trump and campaign manager Paul Manafort part ways

Paul Manafort, the man hired by Donald Trump to lead the effort to make him president of the United States, has quit.

Paul Manafort, the man hired by Donald Trump to lead the effort to make him president of the United States, has quit.

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Trump's campaign chief linked to Kyiv cash scandal

Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau say secret documents link Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager, to $12.7m in 'off the books payments' from the party of ousted president Viktor Yanu

Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau say secret documents link Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager, to $12.7m in 'off the books payments' from the party of ousted president Viktor Yanu

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Spain: interior minister faces calls to quit

Spain’s interior minister is facing mounting calls to resign after allegations he tried to smear his political rivals.

Spain’s interior minister is facing mounting calls to resign after allegations he tried to smear his political rivals.

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Obama drinks water in Flint to 'show it's safe'

US President Barack Obama has visited Flint, Michigan, after receiving a letter from an eight-year-old resident who was concerned about the city’s

US President Barack Obama has visited Flint, Michigan, after receiving a letter from an eight-year-old resident who was concerned about the city’s

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Brazil's top prosecutor requests probe into Dilma Rousseff's role in Petrobras scandal

Brazil's Attorney General, Rodrigo Janot, has requested the Supreme Court open an investigation into President Dilma Rousseff as part of a massive probe into corruption at the state-run oil firm Petro

Brazil's Attorney General, Rodrigo Janot, has requested the Supreme Court open an investigation into President Dilma Rousseff as part of a massive probe into corruption at the state-run oil firm Petro

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Brazilian president in show of support for her predecessor

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff made a brief appearance at the home of her predecessor Lula da Silva on Saturday, a day after he was questioned in

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff made a brief appearance at the home of her predecessor Lula da Silva on Saturday, a day after he was questioned in

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South Africa: Zuma speech disrupted amid home upgrade scandal

It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday

It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday