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Korea's president quit over scandal

Korea's president quit over scandal

The placards read, "Step down Park Geun-hye". Ms. Choi is the daughter of late religious leader Choi Tae-Min, who was married six times, had multiple pseudonyms and set up his own cult-like group known as the Church of Eternal Life. "What is really irritating is the fact that Choi was acting like a regent for Park, controlling her decision-making", 20-year-old political science student Kim Do-Hyun told the AFP news agency.



Pope greets new 'princes' of church

They come from Italy, Central African Republic, Spain, the US, Brazil, Bangladesh, Venezuela, Belgium, Mauritius, Mexico and Papua New Guinea. Following Donald Trump's victory in the United States and the continued rise of the European far-right, Pope Francis spoke out Saturday and publicly condemned the "epidemic of animosity" that is hurting minority groups, reiterating previous comments in defense of migrants and refugees.



Four Children Martyred in Indian Shelling along LoC

Pakistan army says it has shot down an Indian drone in Rakhchari Sector along the Line of Control (LoC). The recent escalation of violence across the India-Pakistan border came after 19 Indian soldiers died as a result of the September 18 attack by armed militants on a base outside of Srinagar , the capital of India-administered Kashmir.


Trump rejects turmoil, infighting reports

Trump rejects turmoil, infighting reports

Instead, they said that the house-cleaning was part of a renewed effort by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the new transition chief, to eliminate lobbyists from the transition team. Gen. Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser. The Wall Street Journal reported the Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Tuesday ordered removal of all lobbyists from the transition team.


I'm no Clinton, says poll-favoured French presidential candidate

I'm no Clinton, says poll-favoured French presidential candidate

When the right-wing candidate is chosen on November 27, it is expected to trigger an announcement from deeply unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande on whether he intends to bid for re-election. But should Sarkozy or Fillon emerge as her conservative opponent, polls and analysts suggest, Le Pen's electoral prospects would improve. Juppe was confident on Friday that no such upset will happen.



Malaysia detains 12 activists ahead of anti-PM rally

Meanwhile, despite fears of violent confrontation, Malaysia's Red Shirts held a mostly peaceful gathering of their own in support of the current government and the special rights of Malays and Islam in their country. He said the group had become a tool for opposition parties to unseat a democratically elected government. Jamal Yunos, an UMNO member and leader of the Red Shirts, was also arrested on Friday before the protests began.