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South Korea

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak says he will leave the ruling Saenuri Party - Yonhap News

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

Special prosecutors in South Korea arrest chief of state-run pension fund chief as part of influence-peddling scandal involving President Park Geun-hye - Yonhap News

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South Korea

South Korea prosecutor seeking warrant to arrest pension chief Moon Hyung-pyo; Moon is under emergency detention - Reuters

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Qualcomm

South Korea antitrust regulator fines Qualcomm $854 million for violating competition laws - Reuters

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World War II

South Korea's opposition politicians urge that a compensation settlement for Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II be nullified - AP

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South Korea

Qualcomm fined more than $850 million in South Korea for alleged antitrust violations - Wall Street Journal

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korean parliamentary investigators say President Park's confidante Choi Soon-sil paid for some of Park's medical expenses - Yonhap News

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2016 US elections

Kim Jong-Un planning nuclear weapons push in 2017 to take advantage of leadership transitions in South Korea and US, a high-ranking North Korea defector says - AFP

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South Korea's Constitutional Court says it will start official hearings on impeachment of President Park Geun-hye next week - Yonhap News

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South Korea's ruling Saenuri Party splits as 29 lawmakers leave to form New Conservative Party for Reform - Yonhap News

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South Korea

South Korean shares open slightly higher on advances by large market caps - Yonhap News

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korean lawmakers question presidential confidant Choi Soon-sil in private at detention center after she refuses to attend hearing - Yonhap

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

Choi Soon-Sil refuses to leave cell to face South Korean lawmakers' questions, politician says - Guardian

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

Report: Independent counsel team raids home of former top South Korean presidential aide, sources tell Yonhap News

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korea special prosecutor investigating corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye says officials had no choice but to raid presidential offices - Reuters

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North and South Korea tensions

Defector: North Korea is seeking to conduct another nuclear test around South Korea's presidential election next year - Yonhap News

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South Korea

Unionized pilots at South Korea's largest flag carrier Korean Air continues 10-day strike to demand better pay, working conditions - Yonhap News

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South Korea

Foreign ownership of South Korean land grew 1.7% in first half of year, government says - Yonhap News

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korea's foreign ministry says to confiscate passport from daughter of key figure in presidential scandal - Yonhap News

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korea's National Assembly holds 5th round of inquiries over President Park scandal - Yonhap News

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