Friday, December 9, 2016
The National Assembly of South Korea voted 234 to 56 to impeach President Park Geun-hye, the nation’s first female president, following a damaging corruption scandal with allegations of influence-peddling. President Park's powers are now suspended and the South Korean Constitutional Court will decide whether she should be removed from office. Interim leadership of the country now passes to Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn. Click here to read more.