The motion to impeach president Park Geun Hye have been formally carried out by 171 lawmakers from the main opposition Democratic Party, minor opposition People's Party and Justice Party lawmakers.
The branch of South Korea's military set up to guard against hacking has itself been hacked by North Korea. A military spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what data was accessed.
An Asiana Airlines flight heading to London has made an emergency landing near the Ural Mountains in Russia.
A massive morning fire yesterday has injured two fire fighters and burnt more than 500 stores in the largest traditional market in Daegu.
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has occurred 4 km north-north-east of Boryeong in South Chungchung Province at 9:52pm last night.
The Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Agency says the so-called "supermoon" is expected to shine over the earth which will exhibit unusually high sea levels and tides across the nation next Tuesday and Wednesday.
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is stressing that Seoul-Washington relations will remain unchanged even after the U.S. presidential election.
Police said that they have arrested a suspect in the killing of three South Koreans in the Philippines earlier this month, adding they will continue efforts to track down accomplices.
Two South Koreans and another, who is also believed to be from South Korea, have been shot to death in the Philippines.
A new survey shows that seven out of 10 Americans support the U.S. troop presence in South Korea which is an all-time high.