- Court votes 8-0 to uphold impeachment; election to be held within 60 days
- Park impeached by lawmakers last year following scandal involving her unofficial adviser
An earlier version of this story misspelled President Park's given name. This has since been corrected.
Seoul, South KoreaSouth Korea's Constitutional Court has upheld a decision by the country's National Assembly to impeach President Park Geun-hye over alleged corruption.
- South Korea's first female president becomes the first to be ousted as a result of impeachment.
- Now stripped of her immunity, Park is liable to prosecution for the scandal that brought about her ouster.
- Pro- and anti-Park protests throng the streets of the capital.
- Park supporters have been cordoned off by police; they're trying to reach the court which handed down the decision.
- Injuries have been reported as emotions run high in the protests.
- North Korea says Park will be investigated "as a common criminal."