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  • Kim Jong-nam was a CIA operative: Report

    Kim Jong-nam was a CIA operative: Report

    Kim Jong-nam travelled to Malaysia in February 2017 to meet his CIA contact, although that may not have been the sole purpose of the trip.

    June 11, 2019
  • Kim Jong-nam killing: Murder charge dropped against Indonesian

    Kim Jong-nam killing: Murder charge dropped against Indonesian

    An Indonesian woman was freed on Monday after a Malaysian judge discharged her of murder charge in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong-uns half brother, Kim Jong-nam.

    March 11, 2019
  • Kim Jong-nam murder accused revisit Malaysia airport

    Kim Jong-nam murder accused revisit Malaysia airport

    Two women charged in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother, on Tuesday revisited the crime scene at the airport in Malaysia, the media reported. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, escorted by dozens of security officers, reports the BBC. The...

    October 24, 2017
  • VX agent found on Kim Jong-nam murder suspects’ clothes

    VX agent found on Kim Jong-nam murder suspects’ clothes

    Traces of the VX nerve agent were found on the clothing of the two women on trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother, a chemical expert told a Malaysian court on Thursday. Raja Subramaniam, head of the Malaysian government’s Centre of Chemical Weapons and Analysis, said they found...

    October 5, 2017
  • Women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam plead not guilty

    Women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam plead not guilty

    Two women pleaded not guilty in a Malaysian court on Monday charged with the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, the media reported. In February, Kim Jong-nam was poisoned with VX nerve agent at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on his way back to his home in Macau, reports CNN....

    October 2, 2017
  • Kim Jong-nam murder trial set for October

    Kim Jong-nam murder trial set for October

    A Malaysian court on Friday announced that the trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, will begin on October 2. Shah Alam High Court judge Justice Azmi Ariffin set the date for the trial, reports The Malaysian Star daily. He said plea from both the accused...

    July 28, 2017
  • Kim Jong-nam murder trial moved to Malaysian HC

    Kim Jong-nam murder trial moved to Malaysian HC

    Two female suspects arrested for the murder of the North Korean dictators' estranged half-brother brother Kim Jong-nam will have their case heard in a Malaysian High Court. After Indonesian national Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam attended a court here with armed escort on Tuesday, a magistrate decided that the case...

    May 30, 2017
  • Malaysians’ emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

    Malaysians’ emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

    Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang made an emotional return home on Friday, after Kuala Lumpur sent back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader to end a bitter diplomatic feud. Kim Jong-Nam was killed with the lethal nerve agent VX on February 13 at Kuala Lumpur airport, triggering a major clash between...

    March 31, 2017
  • 9 Malaysians detained in N Korea return

    9 Malaysians detained in N Korea return

    Nine Malaysians who were detained in Pyongyang returned home on Friday, following an agreement between the two countries to end the diplomatic conflict sparked by the death of North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam. Three employees of the Malaysian embassy in Pyongyang and six relatives, arrived at the Kuala Lumpur airport early morning 24 days...

    March 31, 2017
  • 9 Malaysians detained in N Korea return

    9 Malaysians detained in N Korea return

    Nine Malaysians who were detained in Pyongyang returned home on Friday, following an agreement between the two countries to end the diplomatic conflict sparked by the death of North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam. Three employees of the Malaysian embassy in Pyongyang and six relatives, arrived at the Kuala Lumpur airport early morning 24 days...

    March 31, 2017
  • Kim Jong-nam’s body still in Malaysia, says minister

    Kim Jong-nam’s body still in Malaysia, says minister

    Malaysian Health Minister S Subramaniam on Tuesday confirmed that the body of Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother who was assassinated here last month, is still in Kuala Lumpur, the media reported. According to the minister, the body is being kept at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital's National Forensic Institute, the New Straits Times reported....

    March 28, 2017
  • Video emerges of ‘son’ of assassinated Kim Jong-Nam

    Video emerges of ‘son’ of assassinated Kim Jong-Nam

    A video of a man describing himself as the son of assassinated North Korean exile Kim Jong-Nam emerged on Wednesday, apparently the first time a family member has spoken about the killing. The video was uploaded to the YouTube page of a previously unknown group, Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD), which claimed to have "extracted" vulnerable...

    March 8, 2017
  • North Korean arrested in Kim Jong-Nam killing released

    North Korean arrested in Kim Jong-Nam killing released

    The only North Korean arrested over the Cold War-style assassination of Kim Jong-Nam was released on Friday as diplomatic wrangling between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur intensified over the murder. 47-year-old Ri Jong-Chol was freed a day after attorney general Mohamed Apandi Ali announced there was insufficient evidence to charge him and that he would be...

    March 3, 2017
  • North Korean arrested in Kim Jong-Nam killing released

    North Korean arrested in Kim Jong-Nam killing released

    The only North Korean arrested over the Cold War-style assassination of Kim Jong-Nam was released on Friday as diplomatic wrangling between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur intensified over the murder. 47-year-old Ri Jong-Chol was freed a day after attorney general Mohamed Apandi Ali announced there was insufficient evidence to charge him and that he would be...

    March 3, 2017
  • Malaysia cancels N Korea visa-free deal after Kim Jong-Nam murder

    Malaysia cancels N Korea visa-free deal after Kim Jong-Nam murder

    Kuala Lumpur has cancelled a visa-free travel deal with Pyongyang as a diplomatic spat deepens over the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, national news agency Bernama reported on Thursday. The cancellation will take effect on March 6, after which North Koreans entering Malaysia will be required to obtain a visa, Malaysian news...

    March 2, 2017
  • North Korea accuses South, US of killing Kim

    North Korea accuses South, US of killing Kim

    Denying its own involvement, Pyongyang on Wednesday accused Seoul and Washington of killing a North Korean, believed to be Kim Jong-un's half-brother, without acknowledging the deceased as such. In a dispatch from Pyongyang, the North's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the person was a North Korean citizen named "Kim Chol," carrying a diplomatic passport....

    March 1, 2017
  • North Korea accuses South, US of killing Kim

    North Korea accuses South, US of killing Kim

    Denying its own involvement, Pyongyang on Wednesday accused Seoul and Washington of killing a North Korean, believed to be Kim Jong-un's half-brother, without acknowledging the deceased as such. In a dispatch from Pyongyang, the North's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the person was a North Korean citizen named "Kim Chol," carrying a diplomatic passport....

    March 1, 2017