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Meet South Korea's new leader, Hwang Kyo-ahn

Conservative prosecutor has history of friction with opposition

Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has become South Korea's acting president.   © Yonhap/Kyodo

SEOUL -- South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has become acting president following Park Geun-hye's impeachment, though his history as a conservative prosecutor suggests challenges in working with the opposition for political stability.

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