Park Geun-hye

SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She’s already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

SEOUL, South Korea  | S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

SEOUL, South Korea  — A group of army generals rolling tanks and troops into Seoul to seize power. Paratroopers firing at large crowds calling for democracy. Tanks and armored vehicles stationed at universities to intimidate student protesters. Such scenes of military intervention in South Korea have been nonexistent since the country achieved democracy in the … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

SEOUL, South Korea | Did S. Korea army plot coup to keep ousted leader in power?

SEOUL, South Korea— A group of army generals rolling tanks and troops into Seoul to seize power. Paratroopers firing at large crowds calling for democracy. Tanks and armored vehicles stationed at universities to intimidate student protesters. Such scenes of military intervention in South Korea have been nonexistent since the country achieved democracy in the late 1980s. … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Did S. Korea army plot coup to keep ousted leader in power?

Ousted S. Korea leader arrives back home, expresses defiance

SEOUL, South Korea/March 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Sunday expressed defiance toward the corruption allegations against her as she vacated the presidential palace and returned to her home two days after the Constitutional Court removed her from office. In her first public comments since the court’s ruling, Park said … Continue reading Ousted S. Korea leader arrives back home, expresses defiance