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South Korea's Constitutional Court upholds President Park's impeachment

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South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months.

[SEOUL] South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months.

Ms Park becomes South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. A presidential election will be held in 60 days, according to the constitution.

REUTERS

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