Prosecutors on Monday also charged Shin Dong-Bin, the chairman of the retail giant Lotte Group, with bribing Choi and Park. Prosecutors have expanded the bribery probe to Lotte Group and SK Group as well, summoning high ranking officials from the conglomerates, including each of their chairmen. Chun Doo Hwan and Roh Tae-woo were convicted in 1996 of having received bribes from conglomerates during their presidencies.
Park was forced out of office by massive, but peaceful, popular protests.She was impeached late past year, stripped of power in March and confined to a detention facility near Seoul since her arrest last month on chrges that she colluded with a confidante to extort from businesses, take bribes and commit other wrongdoing (See: S Korea ex-president Park Geun-hye jailed as court denies bail). Independent counsel Park Young-soo, however, approached the cases differently and characterized the coerced money as bribes.
Park has repeatedly apologised for the upset caused by the scandal but never admitted any wrongdoing, blaming Choi for abusing their friendship.
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Antonine reconoció que la presión de Real Madrid los desgastó bastante y que eso se sintió en los últimos minutos. No me espero para nada el partido de ida y aun así sufrimos a ratos.
She allegedly used her links to the president to force local firms to "donate" almost 66 million euros to organizations, and allegedly used the cash for personal gain.
Park's indictment follows months of street protests as the corruption scandal unfolded, culminating in her ouster and arrest last month.
Prosecutors accused Park of colluding with Choi to receive 7 billion won (RM27.1 million) from Lotte for favours, they said in a statement.
Such rallies could pressure whoever becomes her successor. It has denied the accusations, however, saying it was an "inevitable" decision to separate Ms Park from other inmates due to "security reasons", Yonhap reports. Her trial is expected to begin in May. As attempts by the independent counsel and prosecution to arrest Woo have failed to be approved by a local court, Woo will go through his trial without pretrial detention.
He identified the injured as Rizwan, Kamil, residents of Pataudi in Haryana, and Ashu from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. The Opposition has accused the ruling BJP of encouraging the violence largely targeted at Muslims and Dalits.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked all states to ensure the safety of Kashmiris living in different parts of the country. Last year, he had been arrested for threatening to kill JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and Umar Khalid.
France's 10 percent unemployment, its lackluster economy and security issues topped concerns for the 47 million eligible voters. Unpopular incumbent President François Hollande made the unusual move past year of pledging to not stand for re-election.
Elementos que añaden puntos de interrogación a una jornada marcada como histórica por la disparidad de las ofertas electorales. Se espera que la elección sea extremadamente cerrada por la excesiva cantidad de aspirantes presidenciales.
América Latina y el Caribe, mientras tanto, cerrarían este año con un crecimiento del 1.1 %, y la tasa aumentaría al 2 % en 2018. La inflación se mantendrá controlada: para este año, el FMI prevé un 2 ,8 % que se elevará levemente en 2018 al 3 %.
They knew that, without the progress of science and useful arts, of engineering, our economy would falter. Thousands across the country celebrated Earth Day on Saturday by participating in the March For Science .
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Susan Dang, a manager of a doughnut and Vietnamese sandwich shop, said they would have to close unless they could get a generator. California Pacific Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital were in the affected area, but remained open by using backup generators.
Entre estos riesgos, Obstfeld señala que uno destacable " es un giro hacia el proteccionismo que haga estallar una guerra comercial ".
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U.S. working with allies to pressure North Korea
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Health quagmire, possible shutdown await Congress
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