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South Korea court says Park trial to continue without her

South Korea court says Park trial to continue without her

The trial of disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-Hye will proceed without her, a court said Tuesday, following a hiatus of more than 40 days as she boycotted proceedings.

MIA international cultures fest a huge draw

MIA international cultures fest a huge draw

Throngs of visitors flocked to the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park on Saturday to enjoy the inaugural ‘MIA Community Day Event’, which aims to celebrate the colourful cultures of 17 participating countries.

Hazm Al Markhiya Park opens to the public

Hazm Al Markhiya Park opens to the public

The renovated park is described as a gift from the MME to the public ahead of Eid Al Adha.

Al Kaaban family park opens

Al Kaaban family park opens

Al Khor and Al Thakhira municipality inaugurated Al Kaaban Park at Al Kaaban city on Monday. The family park is located within a family residential area on a 10,693sqm space.

Park supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Park supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Protesters marched through the streets of Seoul Saturday demanding the repeal of ex-President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment.

South Korea's Moon vows 'new history' after impeachment

South Korea's Moon vows 'new history' after impeachment

The front-runner to succeed South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-Hye on Sunday called for unity as the country writes a ‘new history’, while hundreds gathered outside the home of the ousted leader in a show of support.

S Korea protesters demand Park's arrest

S Korea protesters demand Park's arrest

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-Hye was holed up in the presidential Blue House Saturday as protesters took to Seoul's streets demanding her arrest, a day after a court upheld her impeachment.

S Korean monk dies after setting himself on fire at anti-Park rally

S Korean monk dies after setting himself on fire at anti-Park rally

A South Korean Buddhist monk who set himself on fire during a protest against impeached President Park Geun-Hye has died, hospital officials said Tuesday.

Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group

Tibetan self-immolates in China: rights group

A man has self-immolated in protest against China's presence in Tibet while calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, a rights group said Saturday, the first Tibetan to set themselves on fire since March.

South Koreans celebrate Park impeachment, but anxiety also

South Koreans celebrate Park impeachment, but anxiety also

Tens of thousands celebrated the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye at a rally in Seoul on Saturday, but amid the euphoria there was lingering anger, and anxiety at the prospect of an extended period of political uncertainty.

South Korea president's impeachment vote delayed

South Korea president's impeachment vote delayed

An impeachment vote against South Korea's scandal-hit president will be postponed by at least a week, lawmakers said Wednesday, after Park Geun-Hye announced she was willing to stand down early.

Two former aides to S Korea's Park quizzed over scandal

Two former aides to S Korea's Park quizzed over scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday questioned two former key presidential aides over allegations they helped a shadowy confidant of President Park Geun-Hye meddle in state affairs and secretly visit her office.