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South Korea's ex-president hounded over dogs left at Blue House

Mar 14 2017

SEOUL A South Korean animal rights group has filed a complaint with police against former president Park Geun-hye for abandoning nine pet dogs in the presidential Blue House after being dismissed from office.

Opponents of South Korea's ousted Park rally to call for her arrest

Mar 11 2017

SEOUL Opponents of South Korea's ousted leader, Park Geun-hye rallied in the capital, Seoul, on Saturday to demand that she be arrested, a day after she was thrown out of office over a corruption scandal involving the country's conglomerates. | Video

South Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist in political scandal

Jan 21 2017

SEOUL South Korean prosecutors arrested the culture minister on Saturday, on suspicion of abuse of power for drawing up a blacklist of artists, writers and entertainers critical of the country's impeached president, Park Geun-hye.

Supporters, opponents of embattled Park stage big rallies in Seoul

Dec 17 2016

SEOUL Supporters of South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied on Saturday for her reinstatement while opponents gathered to repeat their demands that the leader impeached over a corruption scandal step down immediately. | Video

South Korea orders record cull of poultry to contain bird flu

Dec 16 2016

SEOUL South Korea has ordered its biggest-ever cull of chickens and other poultry, gassing millions of birds to fight an avian flu outbreak spreading at what the government called an unprecedented rate. | Video

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