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Mr Moon, 64, ran in the 2012 presidential election, where he was defeated by Park Geun Hye, the country's first female president who was impeached last month.
The deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile battery was agreed to last year by the administrations of then U.S.
Ex-President Park Geun-hye is having trouble finding fresh lawyers to defend her in her trial for corruption and abuse of power that starts next Tuesday.
The South Korean conservatives who would traditionally be expected to back Thaad are in disarray following the impeachment and removal from office last month of former President Park Geun-hye. On trade, Mr. Trump's remarks came after a presidential ...
Moon, who said in a book published in January that South Korea should learn to "say no to Americans", is leading polls by a wide margin ahead of South Korea's May 9 election to replace impeached former President Park Geun-hye, whose government ...

Posters showing portraits of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, her aides and business men close to her are pasted on a glass at an underground entrance in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Seoul, April 27 (Yonhap) -- Centrist presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo pledged Thursday to launch a coalition government composed of "rational" people who are not affiliated with ousted leader Park Geun-hye or other powerful factions. Speaking on ...
Seoul, April 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korean people and religious figures gathered in central Seoul, where millions of people had demanded the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ...
Last week, weekly magazine Sisa Journal reported that a group supportive of former President Park Geun-hye, the People's Rally Movement for Rejection of President Park Geun-hye's Impeachment, is funding far-right media outlets frequently accused of ...
Others will bring up the uneven economic development under the military dictatorship of General Park Chung-hee (the father of former President Park Geun-hye). Gyeongsang, where the elder Park came from, was built into a major industrial hub. As a ...
Kim is a top foreign policy adviser to Moon, who is leading polls by a wide margin ahead of South Korea's May 9 election to replace impeached former President Park Geun-hye, whose government agreed with Washington last year to deploy THAAD.
The country elects a successor to ousted President Park Geun-hye, and her impeachment has dimmed the chances of any candidate from her ruling conservative party.
In the 2012 South Korean presidential election, Moon Jae-in lost to Park Geun-hye. Now, a snap election has Mr. Moon positioned to be the next president.
Ex-President Park Geun-hye was lonely at the heart of her vaudeville court at Cheong Wa Dae, the wife of her quack doctor told a court Tuesday.
Seoul (AFP) - A South Korean court on Tuesday (April 25) jailed a man for setting fire to the birthplace of late dictator Park Chung Hee in protest at the behaviour of his scandal-hit daughter, President Park Geun Hye. The 48-year-old surnamed Baek was ...
No crowds gathered to celebrate, nothing like the recent celebrations of Park Geun-hye's impeachment. Nevertheless, then as now, there was a collective sense of pride that some justice, however belated, had finally been done.

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case ...
Elsewhere, South Korea's Kospi rose 0.5% as consumer confidence rose the most in nearly four years after the removal of President Park Geun-hye. "We credit the export-led recovery for stronger consumer confidence," said Tim Condon, head of research for ...
As North Korea pushes ahead with its nuclear and missile development programs, the new administration in Washington is taking a hard line, suggesting that even a military strike is among the options.
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, and the heads of Samsung and Lotte, two of the country's biggest chaebols have all been charged with bribery.
As of Monday, more than 500,000 people "liked" his facebook page, which has been posting his pledges and videos of his campaign rallies with greater frequency than other candidates.
A 58-year-old jobless man has been indicted on charges of attacking a journalist near the home of ex-President Park Geun-hye last month following the ...
The election is due to be held on May 9 and comes after President Park Geun-hye was impeached and dismissed after a corruption scandal.
South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case ...
Another reason is also the timing. You know, right now, the president, Park Geun-hye, was ousted from office. And the president's seat is vacant, which means there's sort of an emergency election coming up.
South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case the ...
The debate over fake news has become extremely heated in the wake of impeachment proceedings against former President Park Geun-hye, and in the run up to the hastily called new elections scheduled for May 9. Traditional media outlets have been quick ...
In the immediate aftermath of the sinking, Park Geun-hye, then the South Korean president, could not be located for seven hours, which she has yet to account for.
South Korean prosecutors have formally charged Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery after accusing the company of providing Won7bn ($6.1m) worth of funds to the K-sports Foundation via former President Park Geun-hye's friend and confidant ...
The South African regime of Jacob Zuma, of Nelson Mandela's ANC, faces a clamor for his resignation. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was impeached in August.
Moon Jae-in, viewed by many as the favorite in South Korea's upcoming special election for president, has an interesting piece of campaign propaganda: A StarCraft map.
Seoul: South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon Pyo yesterday denied his own autobiographical confession of complicity in an attempted date rape, as voter outrage mounted.
The presidential election is heavily tilted toward candidates from liberal parties in the wake of the corruption and abuse-of-power scandal that brought down President Park Geun Hye. Park, impeached by parliament in December and put behind bars late ...
South Korea, Asia's fourth largest economy, faces an early presidential election on May 9th following the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. But who are the frontrunners and what's at stake for the 50-million-strong country neighbouring North ...
In 2015, two journalists from the satirical podcast "Naneun Ggomsuda" appeared before an appeals court for defaming the brother of former President Park Geun-hye. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, the case was acquitted and replaced by ...
Park Geun-hye, the ousted South Korean president, used her one-on-one meeting with Samsung Group's de facto leader to whine about the JTBC, a local cable TV channel, for its news reports against her, according to testimony revealed Wednesday.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish court upheld an extradition order of a South Korean woman wanted for questioning in relation to the scandal that brought down president Park Geun Hye, the Public prosecutor's office said on Wednesday (April 19).
Seoul, April 19 (Yonhap) -- Park Geun-hye, the ousted South Korean president, used her one-on-one meeting with Samsung Group's de facto leader to whine about the JTBC, a local cable TV channel, for its news reports against her, according to testimony ...
A Danish court has upheld an extradition order for the 20-year-old daughter of the woman at the centre of South Korea's presidential scandal.
And it need not prove disastrous: The fall of the president, Park Geun-hye, over arrant corruption marked the coming-of-age of a democracy that had hitherto regarded political malfeasance as a necessary adjunct of economic development.
The first hearing in the trial of former President Park Geun-hye is likely to take place after the May 9 presidential election, and the district court is expected to make its ruling around the end of October.
Park Geun-hye, the recently deposed president of South Korea, was formally indicted on corruption charges Monday. prosecutors say the 18 charges include bribery, extortion, abuse of power and leaking state secrets.
Seoul, South Korea - South Korea's recently impeached and ousted president, Park Geun-hye, was formally indicted on Monday on charges of collecting or demanding $52 million in bribes, becoming the first leader put on criminal trial since the mid-1990s ...
South Korean prosecutors have formally indicted ousted President Park Geun-hye on bribery charges in a high-profile corruption scandal.
Seoul, South Korea (AP) - South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life.
Posters showing portraits of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, her aides and business men close to her are pasted on a glass at an underground entrance in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017.
South Korean prosecutors on Monday charged ousted President Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery in the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for months.
Seoul (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors on Monday charged ousted President Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery in the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for months.
Seoul, South Korea (AP) - South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal.


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