South Korea's parliament votes to impeach President Park Guen-hye

South Korea's parliament has voted to impeach president Park Guen-hye over a corruption scandal, immediately suspending her powers. 234 out of the national assembly's 300 lawmakers supported impeachment. The vote, which effectively ends Park's presidency a year early, will see her authority pass to the Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn. The president's fate now lies with South Korea's Constitutional Court. It has to decide whether to uphold the vote, a process which could take up to 180...

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