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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, then South Korean President Park Geun-hye bows during her address to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park was jailed Friday, March 31, 2017, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of office over a corruption scandal. Prosecutors accuse her of colluding with a jailed confidante to amass an illicit fortune and allowing the friend to manipulate state affairs. (Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, then South Korean President Park Geun-hye bows during her address to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park was jailed Friday, March 31, 2017, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of office over a corruption scandal. Prosecutors accuse her of colluding with a jailed confidante to amass an illicit fortune and allowing the friend to manipulate state affairs. (Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 8:24 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of...
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, center, leaves the prosecutors' office as she is transferred to a detention house in Seoul, early Friday, March 31, 2017. A South Korean court on Friday approved the arrest of former President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool photo via AP)
March 30, 2017 - 8:23 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor. A convoy of vehicles, including a black sedan...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A corroding 6,800-ton ferry raised from the bottom of the sea off South Korea last week is now heading to port, where it will be searched for the remains of nine missing passengers from a 2014 sinking that killed 304. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said a heavy lift...
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National Assembly President Julio Borges balls up Supreme Court documents ruling that it can take over responsibilities assigned to congress, during a press conference at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, March 30, 2017. In a decision late Wednesday night, the magistrates said that as long as lawmakers remain in contempt of past court rulings nullifying all legislation coming out of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, the high court can assume congressional duties itself. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
March 30, 2017 - 7:41 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Supreme Court ruled it can take over the powers of congress in what opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro as well as foreign governments denounced as the latest step toward installing a dictatorship in this South American nation. In a decision late...
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March 30, 2017 - 7:15 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The arrest of South Korea's first female president marks a stunning fall for the scion of a powerful general who himself ruled the country during her teenage years and into her 20s. Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday, three weeks after the Constitutional Court stripped her of...
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 30, 2017 - 7:03 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president replaced his embattled finance minister early Friday in an expected move that spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan comes as part of a Cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of the...
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Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela's wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 30, 2017 - 6:19 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president has replaced his finance minister in an expected move that had spooked investors this week and sent the currency tumbling. President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Pravin Gordhan, announced early Friday, comes as part of a cabinet shuffle that changes 10 of...
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An unidentified van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam comes out from the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, March 30, 2017. Malaysian police on Thursday stopped guarding the morgue that held the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s murdered half-brother, after the van departed amid reports that his remains will leave the country. Shortly after the van left the hospital, police left the building and the morgue was reopened to the public.(AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
March 30, 2017 - 5:37 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nine Malaysians held in North Korea returned to Malaysia's capital early Friday after the government released the body of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, to the North. The exchange ended a bitter diplomatic battle between the two...
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 30, 2017 - 4:13 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's interior minister said Thursday that Turkey's intelligence agency may have given its German counterpart a list of suspected supporters of a U.S.-based cleric to "provoke us in some way." Last month, Turkey's MIT agency handed German intelligence a list of some 300 alleged...
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