South Korea Elects First Woman President South Korea has its first ever woman in the top job. The electoral commission has confirmed that the conservative Park Geun-hye has won the presidential election.

The 60-year-old will return to the presidential palace in Seoul where she was effectively the first lady in the 1970s. Her father was the military ruler at the time and she stepped in when her mother was assassinated.

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