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Park's fall fuels a debate on presidential power in South Korea

Repeated scandals raise questions over how to keep leaders clean

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul on March 30, 2017.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye's 24-year prison sentence on Friday came amid growing talk of limiting the presidency's powers in order to prevent the sort of corruption that brought her low.

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