Prosecutors say Park Geun-hye colluded with a longtime friend to extort money from companies and to give that confidante extraordinary sway.
At the same time, the White House said President Barack Obama had ordered a “full review” of Russian hacking during the election campaign.
Also, there are raising concerns about hundreds of men who have disappeared and are feared to have been seized by the government.
Authorities said the bombers appeared to be teenage schoolgirls who likely picked the busiest market day of the week to attack.
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It was a first step toward forcing Park Geun-hye out of office over her role in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke in Germany with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
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U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Allan Brown died Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
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The announcement came hours after an overnight attack carried out by IS militants against Iraqi security forces.
President Bashar Assad said victory in Aleppo would be a “huge step” toward the end of Syria’s war.
Several bodies were transported to the Ayub Medical Complex, where mourning relatives began arriving to receive the remains.
Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman, chief of the army in Aceh province, said at least 97 died in the magnitude-6.5 quake.
Last week's telephone call between Trump and Taiwan's president was the result of six months of behind-the-scenes work by Bob Dole.
A strong undersea earthquake has rocked Indonesia's Aceh province, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort.
If confirmed, the success would end the extremist group’s ambitions for a caliphate on the southern shores of the Mediterranean.
She stressed her determination to prevent a repeat of last year’s huge migrant influx and advocated a partial ban on face-covering veils.
His speech at MacDill Air Force Base was seen as an implicit effort to shape the strategy his successor might employ.
The Syrian government and its ally Russia, meanwhile, rejected a cease-fire for the war-torn city.
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The former film actress became the four-term leader of one of India’s largest states, Tamil Nadu, and was known as “Amma,” or “mother.”
The rebels are facing brutal attacks as regional alliances have evolved, and closer ties with extremists is emerging as an alternative.
Italy's president asks Premier Matteo Renzi to stay in office until a key budget law is passed, then resign
The referendum result in Italy could bolster anti-establishment forces across the European Union.
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He will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit the Hawaiian naval base since the end of World War II.
Its report also offered the first confirmation that the U.S. now deems the group al-Shabab in Somalia to be inherently linked to al-Qaida.
The Allegheny County DA’s office was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation.
A federal judge ordered Han Tong, 24, to be sent home for his role in helping others cheat on their college entrance exams.
Matteo Renzi’s defeat came after voters in Austria provided a brief reprieve for a European establishment that has suffered populist jolts.
His ashes were placed in a crypt next to the 85-foot mausoleum of Cuban patriot Jose Marti in the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery.
He had been widely expected to contest his fourth general election next year, but said he wanted to leave while he was on top of his game.
He cited “substantial progress” even though the country’s army is in the midst of a brutal campaign to drive out the Rohingya.
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President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday that he assured the U.S. president-elect the Philippines would maintain its ties with America.
Anti-Assad rebels fall back in a section of Aleppo that was once their own enclave.
Austrians go the polls Sunday in a rerun presidential election following a campaign displaying remarkable similarities to Donald Trump’s.
The call to the Taiwanese president left Beijing fuming and China-watchers the world over wondering, “Is this a slip-up or a major shift?”
The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979.
Yahya Jammeh, one of Africa’s most eccentric leaders, calmly accepted his loss.
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France’s President Francois Hollande announced in a surprise televised address Thursday that he would not seek a second term.
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The new monarch, who received the title “His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun,” assumed his new position Thursday.
Charter plane crashed after the desperate pilot tells air-traffic controller that they had a “complete electrical failure, without fuel.”
The death toll ranged from 26 dead civilians to at least 45 in just one attack. But rebels also were blamed for civilian deaths Wednesday.
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Academics talk about them as if they were apparently killed in the womb or just after birth. But they may not have been killed after all.
But the FARC insist that their troops won’t start demobilizing until lawmakers pass an amnesty law freeing some 2,000 rebels in jail.
The move ends a strategy aimed at crippling the U.S. energy industry. It also led to low prices, drained budgets of crude-producing nations.