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Mr Moon, a liberal human rights lawyer, won the presidency in an election in May 2017, ending nine years of conservative rule. Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

A petition calling for South Korean president Moon Jae-in to be impeached had gathered more than 217,000 signatures as of Monday, passing a threshold(...)

South Korean presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party is greeted by supporters during an election campaign in Seoul on  Monday. Photograph: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

North Korea’s nuclear threat, sluggish economic growth and US president Donald Trump’s warlike words hang over South Korea’s presidential election, bu(...)

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye’s trial could last six months. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP photo

South Korea’s former president Park Geun-hye has been formally charged with bribery and abuse of power, setting the stage for a trial that could poten(...)

 Supporters of South Korea’s former president Park Geun-Hye clash with police outside her home as she leaves for a hearing, to decide whether she should be arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, in Seoul. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A South Korean court on Friday approved a warrant to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, the country’s first democratically elected leader to be th(...)

South Korean president Park Geun-hye is to be permanently removed from office. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

President Park Geun-hye of South Korea has been formally removed from office after the country’s constitutional court unanimously upheld the parliamen(...)

The chairmen of eight major South Korean companies, including LG Group, Samsung Group, Hanjin Group and Hyundai Motor Group attend a parliamentary hearing into a scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye

South Korean corporate chiefs told a parliamentary panel on Tuesday that they were not seeking favours when they made contributions to two foundations(...)

South Koreans set up tents with slogans reading ‘Park Geun-hye – Out, Arrest and Imprisonment’ in front of the main gate to the royal Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. Photograph: Jeon Heon-kyun/EPA

South Korean investigators have raided the headquarters of industrial giant Samsung and the national pension fund as a part of a deepening corruption (...)

 Protesters wearing cut-outs of South Korean president park Geun-hye (R) and Choi Soon-sil attend a protest denouncing Park over a recent influence-peddling scandal in central Seoul, South Korea last month. Photograph: Reuters

South Korea’s political crisis is deepening after prosecutors accused President Park Geun-hye of collusion in a corruption and influence-peddling case(...)

 Choi Soon-sil, who is alleged of having meddled in state affairs and peddled influence on various state projects by exploiting her friendship with South Korean president Park Geun-hye,  arrives for questioning in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Jung Ui-chel/EPA

A close friend and confidante of South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye has been detained on charges of interfering in state affairs and peddling infl(...)