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Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SEOUL - South Korea's recently appointed justice minister resigned on Monday saying a graft scandal swirling around his family had become a political burden for President Moon Jae-in's government.
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Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SEOUL - South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, resigned on Monday after just over a month on the job, saying his appointment had become a political burden for the government.
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South Korean Justice Minister offers to resign over scandal

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's justice minister has offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and deeply polarized national opinion.
The minister, Cho Kuk, said in a statement Monday that he was offering to resign to reduce President Moon Jae-in's political burden.
Moon's office didn't immediately comment on whether Moon would accept Cho's offer.
Huge crowds of Cho's supporters and critics have marched in South Korea's capital in past weeks...
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S.Korea justice minister, mired in corruption scandal, says steps down

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SEOUL - South Korea's newly appointed Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, announced he is stepping down, after a little over a month in the position.
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