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South Korea's disgraced Park leaves Blue House, says truth will out

SEOUL: Disgraced South Korean leader Park Geun-hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday, two days after a court dismissed her over a corruption scandal, facing life as a private citizen and the possibility of jail. Park struck a defiant tone upon arriving at her private home in the Gangnam district of the capital, Seoul,… Read More »

South Korean opposition vows justice as Park prepares Blue House exit

SEOUL: The South Korean politician likely to emerge as the next president promised justice and common sense on Sunday as workers renovated the home of ousted leader Park Geun-hye to prepare for her departure from the presidential Blue House. The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday to uphold a parliamentary vote to impeach Park, dismissing her… Read More »

South Korea's Park faces resignation calls at huge protest rally

SEOUL: South Korean President Park Geun-hye faced mounting pressure to step down on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched in the capital to protest allegations that she let a friend meddle in state affairs. Saturday’s rally in downtown Seoul was the largest so far in a crisis engulfing Park, 64, and organizers said… Read More »

Rugby – Australia to be a 'different beast' at Eden Park, says Kaino

WELLINGTON: Australia will be a “different beast” to the side that suffered back-to-back thrashings by the All Blacks in August when they line up for another clash at Eden Park on Saturday, according to flanker Jerome Kaino. The Wallabies were destroyed by the All Blacks in the opening two matches of the Rugby Championship but… Read More »