South Korea’s Park leaves presidential palace after impeachment

Media captionPark Geun-hye was greeted at home by hundreds of supporters Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her. Ms Park arrived at her home in southern Seoul amid waving supporters. She has been impeached over her role in a corruption […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]

Why did people assume an Asian woman was the nanny?

Media captionThere was an unexpected distraction during a live interview on BBC News By now, most of the Internet seems to have seen the video of a BBC interview being interrupted by two small children. International Relations professor Robert Kelly’s interview about South Korea was briefly interrupted when his two small children walked in. He […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

India elections: Decisive victory for Modi’s BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took control of northern Uttar Pradesh […]

Narendra Modi’s BJP set to win key state poll in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Narendra Modi’s BJP set to win key state poll in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prime minister personally led his party’s campaign in the politically critical state Early trends suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win crucial assembly elections in northern Uttar Pradesh state. Mr Modi personally led the campaign in the country’s most populous state […]

South Korea impeachment: Critics urge Park Geun-hye arrest

South Korea impeachment: Critics urge Park Geun-hye arrest

Image copyright AP Image caption Supporters of the president turned out in force on Saturday Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye is keeping her silence as calls grow for her arrest. Ms Park was forced from office on Friday, after judges unanimously upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her over her role in a corruption scandal […]

South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted by court

Media captionThere have been scenes of anger outside the Seoul court South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has become the country’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. Judges unanimously upheld parliament’s decision to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her close friend, Choi Soon-sil. She now loses her […]