Lawmakers approve impeachment of President Park Geun-hye in South Korea
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South Koreans react after lawmakers approve impeachment of President Park Geun-hye in Seoul

South Koreans cheer after lawmakers approved the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye in front of the National Assembly in Seoul.

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South Korea’s lawmakers attend a plenary session to vote on the impeachment bill of President Park Geun-hye at the National Assembly in Seoul.

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Lawmakers queue up to cast their votes in a polling station at the National Assembly in Seoul.

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South Korea’s Prime Minister and acting President Hwang Kyo-Ahn, center, speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the government complex in Seoul after parliament passed a motion of impeachment.

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks during an emergency Cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul. South Korean lawmakers earlier on Friday impeached her, a stunning and swift fall for the country’s first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury.

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Protesters gather as police surround them during a rally urging the impeachment of South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye outside the National Assembly in Seoul.

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Anti-Park activists react after the South Korean parliament’s successful impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, outside the National Assembly in Seoul.

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