A Seoul court on Friday began the trial of the country's most prominent businessman -- Samsung Group's de facto chief Lee Jae-yong -- on bribery charges in connection with the scandal that removed President Park Geun-hye from power.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the waters off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korean officials said, in a continuation of its weapons launches made as the country is angrily reacting to annual military drills between U.S. and South Korean troops.
The man tipped to become South Korea's next president was formally nominated Monday as candidate of the main opposition party, and promised "justice" in a nation rocked by the impeachment of its former leader.
Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released from detention on corruption allegations.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is now just prisoner 503, incarcerated in a spartan cell while prosecutors decide whether to indict her over a corruption scandal that precipitated her fall from grace.
South Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor.
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-hye appeared in court Thursday at a hearing to decide whether she should be arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.
South Korea's former president has arrived at a court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption.
South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what was presumed to be the remains of one or more of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said.
South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-hye, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.