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Ousted S. Korean President Park Faces Additional Bribery Charges

Prosecutors in South Korea have filed new charges against ousted President Park Geun-hye, accusing her of accepting millions of dollars in bribes from the nation’s intelligence agency. An official at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office told reporters Thursday they learned from three former chiefs of the National Intelligence Service …

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Iran Deploys Thousands of Security Forces Against Protesters, Shows Restraint

The Iranian government has taken a lesson from the Arab Spring in responding to the worst anti-government protests the country has seen in nearly a decade. Heavy-handed tactics by Arab governments against popular uprisings in 2011 led to the overthrow of regimes in Egypt and Libya and sparked a civil …

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Australian investigators refloat Sydney seaplane involved in crash which left 6 dead

Australian air crash investigators and police on Thursday hoisted the wreckage of a seaplane from the Sydney river where it sank after crashing on New Year’s Eve, killing six people including the chief executive of British catering company Compass Group Plc and B.C. native Gareth Morgan. Richard Cousins, 58, and …

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Iranians Say Attendees at Pro-government Rallies Were Coerced

WASHINGTON —  Iranians reacted dismissively to a series of pro-government rallies held in the country Wednesday, saying they appeared to have been coerced, in contrast to the spontaneity of a weeklong anti-government protest movement that has posed the biggest domestic challenge to Iran’s ruling clerics in eight years. In the …

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