A presidential election is to be held within 60 days of the ruling, with local media suggesting May 9 as the most likely date.
13 Mar 2017 10:31 AM
Thousands of riot police were deployed as some 50,000 anti-Park protesters took to the streets to celebrate the verdict.
11 Mar 2017 5:11 PM
The court's verdict on her impeachment stripped her of all powers and privileges, except for her security.
11 Mar 2017 11:20 AM
The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of Park's supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the court.
11 Mar 2017 9:46 AM
She leaves them in disgrace, crippled by a corruption scandal that made her the country's first head of state to be removed by impeachment.
10 Mar 2017 11:06 AM
Park's "acts of violating the constitution and law are a betrayal of the public trust," acting Chief Justice Lee Jung-mi said.
10 Mar 2017 10:38 AM
Park's aides turned the prosecutors away last week, citing a law that can block searches of sites with state secrets.
10 Feb 2017 12:52 PM
Park's features are transposed onto a nude Asian woman who clasps a missile from Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system to her bosom.
24 Jan 2017 5:32 PM
Unconvinced by Jay Y. Lee’s defence, special prosecutor’s office will continue investigation.
20 Jan 2017 1:46 AM
The prosecutor's office has accused Lee, 48, of paying bribes totalling 43 billion won to organisations linked to Choi Soon-sil.
17 Jan 2017 5:17 PM
The monk, 64, set himself ablaze Saturday during rallies against impeached President Park and was declared dead after organ failure.
10 Jan 2017 3:23 PM
South Korea is expected to have a new administration following the impeachment of Park but Mr Abe demanded the accord be honoured.
09 Jan 2017 1:34 AM
The Constitutional Court’s initial hearing on Tuesday was curtailed after Ms Geun-Hye failed to attend.
06 Jan 2017 12:32 AM
Park's meeting with a selected group of reporters was the first time she spoke to the media since lawmakers impeached her in December.
01 Jan 2017 3:12 PM
Protest organizers estimate that nearly 9 million people took part in anti-Park rallies nationwide in the previous nine Saturdays.
31 Dec 2016 6:50 PM
Park has immunity from prosecution as long as she is in office even though her powers are suspended.
26 Dec 2016 7:34 PM
Opposition leader Moon Jae-in led opinion polls, although a survey showed he had fallen just behind UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
23 Dec 2016 1:13 PM
The case is now being considered by the Constitutional Court, which has 180 days to rule on the validity of the impeachment.
23 Dec 2016 2:25 AM
Ban on Friday said South Korea had never experienced such political turmoil except during the 1950-53 Korean War.
20 Dec 2016 2:51 AM
I can understand and share the anxiety of people about the future of their country, says Ban Ki-moon.
18 Dec 2016 7:01 AM