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S. Korea court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Seoul - A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

S. Korea court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Seoul - A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

S. Korea court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Seoul - A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest

Seoul - A South Korean judge began deliberating Wednesday whether to formally arrest the heir to the Samsung empire over his alleged role in a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

Samsung heir quizzed as suspect in Park scandal

Seoul - Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong was grilled by South Korean prosecutors Thursday after becoming a criminal suspect in the corruption scandal engulfing impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

Samsung heir becomes suspect in S. Korea political scandal

Seoul - Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has become a criminal suspect in a widening probe into the corruption and influence-peddling scandal engulfing impeached South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, prosecutors said Wednesday.

S. Korean monk sets himself on fire at anti-president rally

Seoul - A South Korean Buddhist monk is in critical condition after setting himself on fire during a mass protest against the impeached President Park Geun-Hye, officials said Sunday.

S. Korea protesters demand president's removal, ferry salvage

Seoul - Hundreds of thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Seoul on Saturday, demanding impeached President Park Geun-Hye's immediate removal and the salvaging of a sunken ferry which left more than 300 dead.

S. Korea protesters demand president's removal, ferry salvage

Seoul - Hundreds of thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Seoul on Saturday, demanding impeached President Park Geun-Hye's immediate removal and the salvaging of a sunken ferry which left more than 300 dead.

S. Korea protesters demand president's removal, ferry salvage

Seoul - Hundreds of thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Seoul on Saturday, demanding impeached President Park Geun-Hye's immediate removal and the salvaging of a sunken ferry which left more than 300 dead.

S. Korea president's lawyers say no evidence for impeachment

Seoul - The impeachment trial of South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye got under way Thursday, with her lawyers arguing there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office.

Denmark says awaits S.Korea extradition request for 'Rasputin' daughter

Copenhagen - Danish authorities said Tuesday they had yet to receive a formal request by South Korea for the extradition of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the heart of a scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

S. Korea president shuns impeachment hearing

Seoul - South Korea's Constitutional Court on Tuesday held its first full hearing on whether to confirm the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye but she stayed away from the session.

Daughter of S.Korea's 'Rasputin' arrested in Denmark

Copenhagen - The daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president, has been arrested in Denmark after months in hiding, Danish police said Monday.

S. Korea's Park denies involvement in corruption scandal

Seoul - South Korea's impeached President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated denials of involvement in a snowballing corruption scandal and said rumours have been "getting out of hand", Yonhap news agency reported.

S Korea acting president promises return to stability

Seoul - South Korea's acting president pledged a return to stability in a New Year message aimed at reassuring the country after a political crisis triggered President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment.

Impeached S. Korea president spared court appearance

Seoul - The court tasked with validating the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Friday that she would not be required to appear for questioning.

S. Korea pension chief admits pushing Samsung deal in Park probe

Seoul - South Korea's National Pension Service chief admitted to pressuring the state-run fund to back a controversial merger of two Samsung units, prosecutors said Thursday during a widening probe into a corruption scandal engulfing impeached President Park G...

S. Korea ruling party splits over president's impeachment

Seoul - South Korea's ruling conservative party officially split Tuesday over the impeachment of scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye, threatening to complicate presidential elections that could be held as soon as March.

Lawmakers quiz S. Korea's elusive 'Rasputin'

Seoul - A handful of South Korean lawmakers on Monday finally got to question the woman at the heart of the impeachment crisis surrounding President Park Geun-Hye, after she snubbed a televised hearing at her detention centre.

S. Korea protesters push for President Park's ouster

Seoul - Tens of thousands of people, many in Santa Claus outfits, marched through the streets of Seoul Saturday calling for the immediate ouster of impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

Ferry tragedy probed as South Korea impeachment hearing opens

Seoul - South Korea's scandal-hit president was asked to clarify the mystery surrounding her whereabouts at the time of a disastrous 2014 ferry sinking Thursday, as the Constitutional Court opened her impeachment hearing.

South Korean court to mull impeachment, ruling party split

Seoul - South Korea's Constitutional Court will Thursday start hearings into whether to confirm the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, with her ruling conservative party deeply split on the issue before a likely fresh election.

'Rasputin' at heart of S. Korea crisis appears in court

Seoul - Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that triggered the biggest political crisis for a generation in South Korea, denied all charges as her fraud trial opened on Monday.

Impeachment flags off early race for S. Korea presidency

Seoul - The impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has set off an early scramble among her potential successors, even before the final decision has been made to remove her from office.

S. Korea protests put pressure on impeachment court

Seoul - Tens of thousands of protestors turned out in Seoul for the eighth straight week Saturday, pushing for the immediate and permanent removal of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.

S. Korea president's lawyers say no grounds for impeachment

Seoul - The impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has no legal foundation, her lawyers argued Friday, as they submitted their defence against her ouster to the country's highest court.
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