The Constitutional Court will now decide whether to uphold the motion and remove Ms Park from office or reject it and reinstate her. The prime minister will be acting president until the court delivers a ruling,
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Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader Leung Chun-ying said Friday (Dec 9) he would not run again for office and will stand down when his first term finishes next July.
It was the third time Beijing has failed to stop the annual discussion at the Security Council since a UN commission of inquiry in 2014 accused Pyongyang of committing atrocities unparalleled in the modern world.
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