Park Geun-hye scandal

In this Jan. 23 file photo, South Korean acting leader and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn speaks during a press conference at the government complex in Seoul. © AP

South Korea's acting president declines to extend corruption probe

Prosecutors' request for more time rejected; investigation to end on Tuesday

  • South Korea rudderless without president, Samsung chief

    Lack of leadership likely to deepen economic, diplomatic paralysis

  • Struggling South Korean conservatives play 'terror' card

    Trailing in presidential polls, ruling camp promotes firm stance on Pyongyang

  • Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption investigation

    The 48-year-old vice chairman has been taken into custody

  • South Korea Court approves warrant to arrest Samsung Group chief

  • Public ire drove fresh demand for Samsung chief's arrest

    Prosecutors responded to mounting resentment of big business

  • Samsung crown prince summoned again

    Prosecutors to confirm new findings emerging after denial of Lee's arrest warrant

  • S. Korea prosecutors to again summon Samsung heir

    Office may consider whether to seek arrest warrant

  • David S. Lee

    Strong leader needed as South Korea waits at crossroads

    No clear front runner has emerged to fill vacuum left by Park's impeachment.

  • Park denounces 'mountain' of lies in corruption probe

    Impeached South Korean president maintains innocence in YouTube interview

  • Ex-UN chief's bid to lead South Korea already faces setbacks

    Lack of common touch could keep Ban Ki-moon from becoming president

  • Failed warrant for Samsung chief trips up Park probe

    South Korean prosecutors hoped to question president over bribery claims

  • Court weighs arrest warrant for Samsung heir

    Prosecutors seek arrest of Lee Jae-yong on suspicion of bribery

  • Ex-UN chief hints at bid for South Korea presidency

    Ban Ki-moon returns home amid swirling political intrigue

  • Park impeachment fallout reaches Samsung leader

    Lee Jae-yong, group heir apparent, to face questioning on bribery allegations

  • S.Korean special prosecutors to question Samsung leader as a suspect

    Lee Jae-yong summoned to appear on Thursday

  • Samsung boosts profit, despite political scandal

    South Korean giant's reform push hampered by probe involving heir apparent

  • South Korean democracy's unique approach to Park scandal

    No hostilities at impeachment rallies as protesters maintain civility

  • Park's impeachment trial kicks off -- without Park

    Some believe ruling could be handed down by mid-March

  • Daughter of South Korean leader's friend arrested in Denmark amid graft probe

    Park denies wrongdoing, calls accusations fabricated, false