Gulf Times - abuse-of-power
US House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

US House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

The head of the US House Judiciary Committee said on Sunday the panel would seek documents from more than 60 people and entities as part of a probe into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump.

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrested

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrested

South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-hye was arrested on Friday over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, a court spokesman said.

Lawmakers quiz South Korea's elusive 'Rasputin'

Lawmakers quiz South Korea's elusive 'Rasputin'

A handful of South Korean lawmakers on Monday finally got to question the woman at the heart of the impeachment crisis surrounding President Park Geun-Hye, after she snubbed a televised hearing at her detention centre.

Friend of Park denies charges as trial begins

Friend of Park denies charges as trial begins

A friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to Park's impeachment in parliament denied charges of fraud and abuse of power on Monday on the first day of her trial.