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South Korea: Court upholds President Park's impeachment; protests erupt

South Korea's Constitutional Court has upheld a decision by the country's National Assembly to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

Hundreds of 'blacklisted' artists plan to sue South Korea

The group of lawyers has so far recruited 474 plaintiffs from among the almost 10,000 artists on the list.

Park Geun-hye: Downfall of South Korea's political princess

The first South Korean president to be impeached, Park Geun-hye spent both her youth and later years in the Blue House.

Catching up with JiaJia: CNN reunites with adopted orphan from China

When Brian and Jeri Wilson brought home their 10-year-old adopted son Jason, formerly known as JiaJia, for the first time last year, the couple quickly realized they needed to move.

South Korea's president is removed from office as court upholds her impeachment

After months of political wrangling, legal drama and historic protests, a decision on the fate of scandal-plagued President Park Geun-hye is expected Friday.

South Korean court upholds motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye

South Korea's Park Geun-hye became the country's first president to be ousted by impeachment after judges on Friday upheld a motion to dismiss her.

The Philippines' oldest conglomerate goes back to school

The Ayala Corporation has made a push to invest in businesses that could play a major role in shaping the country's "social infrastructure."

South Korean stocks up after President Park's impeachment ruling

South Korean equities were mildly higher, amid growing political uncertainty after President Park Geun-hye's impeachment ruling.

North Korea's diplomacy: Does the rogue state have any friends left?

It took two years after Kim Jong Un's rise to power in 2011 for a single world leader to visit North Korea.

'Is this the new Filipino life?' Manila rappers blast Duterte's war on drugs

The death of Micheal Siaron last July might have gone unnoticed; just one of the over 7,500 lives -- so far -- claimed during Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Missile launch: Was North Korea practicing to hit US bases in Japan?

A North Korean military unit tasked with striking US bases in Japan was involved in Monday's launch of four ballistic missiles, according to state media KCNA.

School brings hope to child slaves in India

In a rural part of India where bonded labor is common, a school is showing children what freedom can be.

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles almost 1,000 kilometers towards the Sea of Japan early Monday, in what Japan's leader described as "an extremely dangerous action."

China: HK independence call will lead nowhere

Li Keqiang, China's second highest-ranking politician, criticized calls for Hong Kong independence in a speech to Chinese parliament Sunday.

MH370 families plan private search for missing plane

The families of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to privately fund a search for the aircraft, which disappeared nearly three years ago.

Malaysia to kick out North Korean envoy in fallout over Kim Jong Nam death

Malaysia declares the North Korean ambassador "persona non grata" and plans to expel him from the country in 48 hours, its Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

No tears left to cry: Voices from inside Duterte's Davao

Clarita Alia doesn't look like she has many tears left. Her eyes tell the story of a life filled with grief. Alia is frail, depleted, and seems much older than her 63 years.

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