Seoul, South Korea Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. After weeks of protests, crowds celebrate Park's impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... wave their national flags during a rally opposing her impeachment and her to step down at downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. On Friday, South Korean lawmakers impeached Park, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first ...

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  2. Trilateral talks on shaky ground after Park impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The first possible casualty of Friday's shock vote to impeach South Korean President Park Geun-hye emerged Saturday as Japan's top government spokesman hinted that a trilateral summit with Seoul and Beijing was unlikely to be held this year. "The situation is becoming extremely tough for holding the summit within the year," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga was quoted by Kyodo News as saying on Saturday.

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  3. South Korea's PM urges calm, vigilanceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    South Korea's prime minister is seeking to calm anxiety over national security and reassure financial markets, a day after parliament voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye. Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who assumed presidential authority late on Friday after the overwhelming impeachment vote, and with more protests against Park due later on Saturday, called on authorities to ensure rallies were peaceful.

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  4. Syrian army rushes forces to historic Palmyra in IS battleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Syrian army said it has sent reinforcements to Palmyra, where Islamic State fighters have advanced to its outskirts in some of the heaviest fighting since the group lost the historic city earlier this year. The group had taken over areas to the northwest and southeast of Palmyra, and clashes continued on Saturday, the army said in a statement on Saturday.

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  5. Turkish jets hit 39 Islamic State targets, kill four militants - armyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Turkish warplanes destroyed 39 Islamic State targets and killed four militants in northern Syria, the Turkish army said on Saturday. Turkey's ramping up of its air strikes in northern Syria are part of Ankara's almost four-month-old "Euphrates Shield" operation with Turkish-backed rebels, which aims to push the jihadists and Kurdish militia fighters away from the Syrian border area.

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  6. Solomon Islands scrambles to reach areas hit by second major quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Solomon Islands plans to dispatch emergency supplies to areas affected by a 6.9 magnitude aftershock on Saturday, a day after a much larger tremor triggered a tsunami warning that send hundreds of coastal people fleeing into the hills. General Secretary of the Solomon Islands Red Cross Joanne Zoleveke said the supply boat could take almost 24 hours to reach Makira Island, which lies close to the epicentre of Friday's deeper 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

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  7. South Korean president is impeached in stunning fallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Seoul - South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury. Once formal documents are handed over to the presidential Blue House later on Friday, Park will be stripped of her power and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will assume leadership until the country's Constitutional Court rules on whether Park must permanently step down.

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  8. Who's next? A look at South Korean presidential contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gazette

    ... and the man who lost the presidential election to Park four years ago. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, File) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Fresh off impeachment, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's days in office may be numbered. Her potential successors ...

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  9. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Progress

    Lawmakers and members of opposition parties hold signs reading, "President Park Geun-hye" and "Impeachment!," during a rally at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached Park, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets.

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  10. Taiwan says China air force conducts long-range drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Chinese military aircraft on Saturday flew over waterways near Taiwan as part of long-range exercises, Taiwan said, the first such flights since a telephone call between Taiwan's leader and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump irked China. China claims self-ruled Taiwan as its own and has never renounced the use of force to take back what it deems a wayward province.

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  11. Turkish air strikes kill 19 Kurdish militants in north Iraq - military sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Turkish jets carried out air strikes against Kurdish militants in the Gara region of northern Iraq on Friday and killed 19 militants, Turkish military sources said on Saturday. The warplanes took off from an air base in Diyarbakir in response to threats that the Kurdistan Workers Party militants were preparing an attack on military units at the border, the sources said.

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  12. After impeachment, South Korea prime minister urges calm, vigilanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    South Korean Prime Minister and the acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn releases a statement to the nation at the Goverment Complex in Seoul, South Korea, December 9, 2016. South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn arrive to attend an emergency cabinet meeting at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, December 9, 2016.

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  13. South Korea votes to impeach presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A protester reacts after the South Korean parliament's successful impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye as crowds gather outside the National Assembly in Seoul on December 9, 2016.

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  14. Scandal, Impeachment Tarnish Park's Family LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... impeachment vote on South Korean President Park Geun-hye was passed, in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 9, 2016. The sign reads "Arrest Park Geun-hye." It was only a month and a half ago that Park made a surprise apology ...

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  15. U.S. adds 200 military personnel to Syria anti-IS campaign - CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter attends a meeting with Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, December 7, 2016. The United States is sending 200 additional military personnel to Syria to help the campaign to drive the Islamic State militant group from Raqqa, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday.

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  16. Korea's Park Impeached as Protesters Vent Anger Over CorruptionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NACD

    "Undone by an influence-peddling scandal, South Korea's President Park Geun-hye was impeached by parliament today amid a wave of anger that could overturn the nation's politics and increase pressure on some of Asia's biggest companies to reform," confirms Bloomberg . Legislators voted 234 to 56 to impeach, easily surpassing the requirement for a two-thirds majority thanks to dozens of members of Park's own ruling party voting against her.

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  17. CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump's effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on Friday night on condition of anonymity.

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  18. Four people killed in a cargo train explosion in BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Four people were killed and another 12 were injured under the ruins of at least 20 buildings smashed after a cargo train carrying propane-butane derailed and exploded in the northeastern Bulgarian village of Hitrino, police said on Saturday. "The explosion has also caused a fire.

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  19. [Focus] Constitutional Court stacked in favor of Park?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Now that the parliament has voted to impeach Park Geun-hye, the fate of her presidency is left to one unique entity rarely see in the public eye: the Constitutional Court. A tough legal battle looms, as the president, embroiled in a corruption and nepotism scandal involving her secret confidante Choi Soon-sil, is determined to defend her job and name.

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  20. Spotlight: End of chaos urged in S. Korea after Park's impeachmentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Different sides in South Korea have called for efforts to end the political chaos and minimize the vacuum of state affairs, after the National Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly passed a motion to impeach scandal-scarred President Park Geun-hye. "For the past months, the state affairs have been virtually paralyzed.

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