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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye bows during an address to the nation, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. South Korea's scandal-hit president said Tuesday she was willing leave office before the end of her term and would let parliament decide on her fate. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Nov. 11 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at a defense detachment on Mahap Islet. KNS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Uncertainty In The Korean Peninsula Could Be A 'Recipe for Disaster'

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South Koreans fill the streets of Seoul's city center Sunday, demanding President Park Geun-Hye step down. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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S. Korean President Named As A Criminal Suspect In Cronyism Scandal

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South Korean adoptee Adam Crapser poses with his 1-year-old daughter, Christal, in the family's living room in Vancouver, Wash., in 2015. Crapser, who was flown to the U.S. nearly 40 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3, has been ordered deported to South Korea. Gosia Wozniacka/AP hide caption

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U.S. Navy servicemen see off the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington as it leaves the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, Japan, in 2015. Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan And South Korea Rattled By Trump's Talk Of Closing U.S. Bases

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South Korean prosecutors carry boxes containing potential evidence seized from the office of Samsung Electronics on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea. Park Dong-joo/Yonhap via AP hide caption

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Tens of thousands of protesters flood part of downtown Seoul Saturday, calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down over an explosive political scandal. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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A South Korean protester carries a placard with images of South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil during a rally in downtown Seoul on Wednesday. The placard reads, "Park Geun-hye should step down." South Korean prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for Choi on Wednesday over allegations of influence-peddling and other activities. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Her Job At Risk, S. Korea President Reshuffles Cabinet As Scandal Widens

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Anti-government protesters demonstrate as Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of South Korean President Park Geun-hye, appears at the Seoul Central Prosecutors' Office on Monday. Woohae Cho/Getty Images hide caption

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Pressure Mounts On S. Korean President Over Her Spiritual 'Puppetmaster'

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A woman walks past an ad for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's flagship store in Seoul. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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In S. Korea, Samsung's Recall Troubles Come At An Already Crucial Moment

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Containers are stacked at the Hanjin Incheon Container Terminal on Sept. 3 in Seoul. South Korea's Hanjin Shipping company declared bankruptcy Aug. 31. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Container Ships Stranded At Sea After South Korean Company Goes Bankrupt

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North Korean restaurants, like this one in Vientiane, Laos, are run by the North Korean government as a way to earn hard currency. North Korea and Laos have had good relations for many years, but South Korea is trying to make inroads as well. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Laos: A Remote Battleground For North And South Korea

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Kim Su-an plays a little girl trying to get to her mother on an ill-fated train. Next Entertainment World hide caption

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S. Korea's Hit Zombie Film Is Also A Searing Critique Of Korean Society

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