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Court boots South Korea president

Saturday, March 11, 2017


In this February 25, 2013 file photo, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye salutes during her inauguration ceremony as the 18th South Korean president, at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. The ouster of President Park by the country’s Constitutional Court yesterday, ends a power struggle that consumed the nation for months. (Photos: AP)

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP)— South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was fired yesterday as a court upheld her impeachment over a corruption scandal that has paralysed the nation at a time of mounting tensions in East Asia. The unanimous decision brought to a climax months of political turmoil that saw millions of peopl ...more





Storm system kills 3, destroys more than 100 homes in US Midwest

Thursday, March 02, 2017

ST LOUIS, USA (AP) — A spring-like storm system spawned tornadoes that destroyed more than 100 homes and killed three people in the central US before it rumbled eastward yesterday, putting about 95 million people in its path, forecasters said. ...more




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