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Court begins historic trial on ousted president

Parliament impeached Park in December, when many in her own party voted against her, and the constitutional court upheld her dismissal in March . Park's lawyer denied all charges levied by prosecutors. The corruption scandal removed Park from office on March 10, which triggered the earlier-than-scheduled May 9 presidential election. She avidly reads an English-Korean dictionary , according a report by a South Korean cable news channel, which cited an unnamed detention center source.


Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

A senior official from the U.S. State Department strongly backed Serdar Kılıç, the Turkish Ambassador to Washington on Monday, in response to Senator John McCain's calls to expel the Ambassador over the violence that took place outside the Turkish Residence in Washington last week.



Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Eshaq Jahangiri, senior vice president under Rouhani, dropped out , leaving just four candidates in the race ahead of Friday's vote. Having now called on conservative voters to unite behind Raisi, Qalibaf could conceivably upset forecasts that Rouhani was on course for a comfortable victory.



Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ reserves verdict on India's appeal

India's main contention is that it was denied its consular rights to its national and accused Pakistan of violating the Vienna convention and conducting a "farcical trial" without a "shred of evidence". Jadhav was allegedly arrested in Islamabad on March 3 previous year. "Pakistan's lead damages the Vienna Convention". India also sought a declaration that the sentence handed out to Jadhav was in violation of the Vienna Convention.


Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

A key goal of Russian Federation is to weaken USA ties with European partners, but experts say Russian Federation is among the least of the U.S.' worries as European allies begin pulling away after Trump's brusque North Atlantic Treaty Organisation address, when he scolded allies for failing to pay enough on defense spending while ignoring the mutual benefits of a strong Western alliance.


Saskatchewan man charged over online threats against prime minister

Saskatchewan man charged over online threats against prime minister

Derek Hurrell, who is 34 and from Borden, Sask., was arrested on Wednesday during a traffic stop and charged with one count of uttering threats. Sounds like Bella may just be competition for current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau! Police say several electronics were seized from a home in Borden, about 55 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.