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Daughter of Park confidante apprehended in Denmark
South Korean prosecutors said Monday the daughter of the confidante of President Park Geun-hye has been arrested in Denmark and authorities are working to get her returned home in connection with a corruption scandal.
 
Daughter of S.Korea's 'Rasputin' arrested in Denmark
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, Seoul prosecutors said Monday.
 
Kim Jong Un hints of long-range missile test
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hinted Sunday that Pyongyang may ring in the new year with another bang -- the test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
 
Can't pronounce Park Geun-hye? It's not just you
Impeached President Park Geun-hye's surname is "Park," right? Nope. In Korean it's closer to "Bahk." Park's allegedly corrupt confidante, Choi Soon-sil, pronounces her name more like "Chwey" than the way it's rendered in English. And Samsung's ailing chairman, Lee Kun-hee? That English "Lee" is more like "Yi" or "Ii" in Korean.
 
Impeached South Korean leader rejects accusations against her
Impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye vehemently rejected accusations Sunday that she conspired with a longtime friend to extort money and favors from companies, accusing her opponents of framing her.
 
Always mangle Korean names? It might not be your fault
Impeached President Park Geun-hye's surname is "Park," right? Nope. In Korean it's closer to "Bahk." Park's allegedly corrupt confidante, Choi Soon-sil, pronounces her name more like "Chwey" than the way it's rendered in English.
 
S. Korea shuts site about women of childbearing age
South Korea's government closed its website that drew fury for showing the number of women in childbearing age by each city district and region.
 
The southern South Korean port of Busan said Friday it would allow activists to place a statue symbolizing victims of Japanese wartime sex slavery outside the city's Japanese consulate.
 
Nearly prime time
This photo released by North Korea's official news agency shows the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, center left, at a joint art performance by the Moranbong Band and the State Merited Chorus in Pyongyang on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Kim is planning a "prime time" nuclear weapons push in 2017 to take advantage of leadership transitions in South Korea and the United States, a high-ranking defector said earlier this week.
 
South Korean investigators on Thursday summoned the country's ambassador to France as they widened their inquiry into a corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye to include allegations her administration blacklisted thousands of artists for their political beliefs.
 
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