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Choi Soon-sil, the friend of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was charged Thursday with accepting millions of dollars worth of bribes from the state spy agency, news reports said.
Hundreds of South Koreans gathered outside the Japanese embassy, in Seoul, on Wednesday, to stage the protest against Japan’s wartime sex slavery after a secret deal between the two countries was revealed on December 27.
The powerful secret confidante at the centre of the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye should spend the next quarter of a century in prison, prosecutors demanded Thursday.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.
Hundreds of demonstrators on Saturday called for the immediate release of South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye whose corruption trial has been put on hold following mass resignations by her lawyers.
South Korean police raided the construction unit of the giant Samsung Group Wednesday to investigate allegations that company money was diverted to remodel the conglomerate chairman’s house, officials said.
A South Korean court issued an additional warrant on Friday to extend the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial for charges including bribery, abuse of state power and leaking state secrets.
The chief executive of Samsung Electronics has resigned, with a warning that the South Korean technology giant is in the throes of an "unprecedented crisis".
A South Korean software developer was fined Friday for editing then leading presidential candidate Moon Jae-In's Wikipedia entry to say that he was North Korean.
Hundreds of diehard supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye reacted with outrage on Friday after Samsung Group leader Jay Lee was found guilty of bribing the former president.
The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world’s biggest smartphone maker, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.
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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.
Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.
Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.
The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.
The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.
Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.
The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.
The shooting incident on Wednesday at the headquarters of the US National Security Agency outside Washington does not appear to be a terror attack, an FBI official said.
Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.