South Korea President forced out

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South Korea President Park Geun-hye has been forced from office over a scandal involving big business.

Park Geun-hye was charged by Parliament in December with bribery and corruption for allegedly pressuring big companies to give money in return for government favours.

Ms Park’s dismissal from office means South Korea must now elect a new president by early May.

She also loses her presidential immunity and can be prosecuted.

Since December the country’s prime minister taking over her responsibilities.

She is the country’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office.

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