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South Korea Politics A Dynasty Dies
FILE - In this 1977 file photo, then South Korean President Park Chung-hee, right, and his daughter Park Geun-hye cast ballots in Seoul, South Korea. Throughout a political career that saw a triumphant return as South Korea's first female president to the palatial Blue House where she'd lived as a girl, Park Geun-hye could always rely on the devotion many felt for her late dictator father. In the end, after millions of protesters swarmed the streets around her presidential fortress, even the conservative adulation that had been her political bedrock failed to save her from impeachment. (AP Photo/Yonhap, File) KOREA OUT
Turkey Syria Aleppo
Turkish women from pro-Islamic groups hold painted dolls depicting dead Syrian babies as they protest against the war in Aleppo, Syria, in Istanbul, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government and rebel sides. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Russian Doping
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, the Russian national flag, right, flies after next to the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Olympic world is bracing for more evidence of systematic Russian doping. World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren is releasing his latest report on Friday Dec. 9, 2016 into allegations of state-sponsored cheating and cover-ups in Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
South Korea Politics
South Korean President Park Geun-hye adjusts a microphone during an emergency Cabinet meeting at the presidential office in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. South Korean lawmakers earlier on Friday impeached Park, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury. (Baek Sung-ryul/Yonhap via AP)
Germany Obit Hamm-Bruecher
In this July 31, 2016 picture, Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher, former German politician and publicist, arrives for a memorial event at the Bavarian Parliament for the nine victims of a shooting at the Olympia shopping center in Munich, Germany,. Hildegard Hamm-Bruecher, the “Grand Dame” of the pro-business Free Democratic Party, FDP, and its failed candidate for German president in 1994, has died. She was 95. The FDP in Bavaria announced the death Friday Dec. 9, 2016 without providing further details. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Russian Doping
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, a Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Olympic world is bracing for more evidence of systematic Russian doping. World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren is releasing his latest report on Friday Dec. 9, 2016 into allegations of state-sponsored cheating and cover-ups in Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, file)
Romania Elections
In this Dec. 8, 2016 picture a man unloads fire wood in Dambu, Romania. Romanians will vote in parliamentary elections on Dec. 11, a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced its last prime minister Victor Ponta from power, media moguls were imprisoned and one of the leaders of the second biggest party quit over a graft probe.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)