South Korea on Friday issued its top bird flu alert for the first time, giving officials extra powers to contain an outbreak that has already triggered the slaughter of more than 10 percent of national poultry stocks.
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.
South Korean prosecutors investigating the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-Hye said Friday they intended to raid her offices, over the objections of her aides.
South Korea's embattled president was visited by "shadowy" doctors who injected her with human placenta extract, a parliamentary inquiry into a growing corruption scandal heard Wednesday.
South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who had a largely ceremonial job, now has to face off against North Korea and deal with edgy relations with Japan after becoming the country's interim leader following President Park Geun-hye's impeachment last week.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un conducted a large-scale military drill targeting South Korea's presidential Blue House, state media said Sunday.
Tens of thousands celebrated the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at a rally in Seoul on Saturday, but amid the euphoria there was lingering anger, and anxiety at the prospect of an extended period of political uncertainty.
South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, stripping away her sweeping executive powers over a corruption scandal and opening a new period of national uncertainty.
South Korean lawmakers on Friday passed an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-Hye, stripping away her sweeping executive powers over a corruption scandal that paralysed her administration and triggered massive street protests.
South Korean lawmakers began voting Friday on an impeachment motion to strip President Park Geun-Hye of her sweeping executive powers over a corruption scandal that has paralysed her administration and triggered massive street protests.