South Korea's Constitutional Court has upheld Park Geun-hye's impeachment by parliament. Pro-Park protests and clashes with police after the decision have resulted in two deaths.
Samsung Group Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was questioned as part of a wider probe into corruption claims that could topple impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
The former UN chief is expected to run for president in his home country. But after his relatives were charged with bribery, it may not be that easy as South Korea is still reeling from a corruption scandal involving the current leader.
People in South Korea are spending Christmas Eve protesting on the streets demanding impeached President Park Geun-hye to step down.
After the president announced she will step down on Tuesday, her party's members backing the impeachment, decided to discuss the issue in parliament before voting.
Local media accused the country's president of being a puppet of a Shamanic cult, and that has angered many people.
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