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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 »

Nobel Assembly seeks resignation of two members over scandal – agency

STOCKHOLM: The assembly that awards the Nobel Prize for medicine will demand the resignation of two of its judges as a result of a scandal around a surgeon accused of scientific negligence, local news agency TT said on Tuesday. Anders Hamsten had previously resigned from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet over the employment of stem-cell surgeon Paulo… Read More »