Explaining North Korea's mysterious response to the Kim Jong Nam assassination - Daily NK

North Korea - Malaysia relations are at an all-time low as the assassination of Kim Jong Nam creates hostility between the two nations. Malaysia has announced that the suspects involved in the case include a Vietnamese and an Indonesian woman, along ...

Malaysia Rescinds Visa-Free Travel for North Koreans - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia unveiled its first sanctions Thursday against North Korea for the killing of Kim Jong Nam, rescinding the rare privilege of visa-free travel for North Korean citizens, but also said it would release the only North ...

News of the world | The mysterious life and death of a North Korean exile - Macau Daily Times

The heavy-set man got out of a taxi one night last September and headed for the lobby bar of the swank Wynn Macau — a quiet place, where women are often in evening dresses and gamblers can relax with USD300 Cuban cigars. He was dressed casually.

Kim Jong-nam Died of Heart Failure, North Korea Suggests - New York Times

The police last week outside the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The country is one of few places that had allowed such easy access for citizens of the North, which is widely viewed as a pariah. Credit Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters.

After Alleged VX Nerve Agent Use by North Korea, What Response Should Follow? - Voice of America

FILE - Kim Jong Nam, exiled half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, gestures toward his face while talking to airport security and officials at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, in this image made Feb. 13, 2017, from Kuala Lumpur air.

Timeline of investigation into Kim Jong Nam's apparent assassination - ABC News

A North Korean diplomat on Thursday rejected an autopsy finding that a banned nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of the country's current leader, and suggested he died of heart failure instead. Ri Tong Il, the former North ...

North Korea Claims Kim Jong Nam Likely Died Of A Heart Attack, Not Poisoning - NPR

Nearly a week after Malaysia concluded that the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un died of poisoning from a powerful nerve agent, North Korea is claiming that he probably died of a heart attack. Ri Tong Il, who once served as the North ...

Trump must deal directly with the despot Kim Jong-un - South China Morning Post

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's ruthless ways have been plainly on show in recent weeks. The murder of his exiled half-brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport and the firing of an intermediate-range missile may seem unconnected, but share a common goal.

Cyr: The nuclear nightmare on the Korean peninsula - Chicago Tribune

An undated picture released by the Korean Central News Agency shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waving as he inspects a Korean People's Army unit in an undisclosed location. (AFP/Getty Images). Arthur I. CyrContact Reporter · Privacy Policy.

North Korea: Heart attack, not nerve agent, killed Kim Jong Nam - Stuff.co.nz

North Korea suggests that Kim Jong-Nam died of a heart attack and demands that Malaysian authorities release the body of the late half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un. A North Korean envoy rejected a Malaysian autopsy finding that VX nerve agent killed ...

Kim Jong Nam slaying shows precision strategy for chemical weapons - UPI.com

A suspect in Kim Jong Nam's assassination arrives at court in Malaysia. Photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA. Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, died under circumstances as bizarre as they were suspicious. As in a game of Clue, we ...

IGP maintains Kim Chol did not die of a heart attack - The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar (pic) has dismissed claims by North Korea that Kim Chol probably died of a heart attack. Khalid said Malaysian experts had already confirmed that Kim Chol died after two women ...

Malaysia to require visa for North Korean visitors - Anadolu Agency

Malaysia has revoked visa-free status for visitors from North Korea amid a recent diplomatic row following the death of the half-brother of the reclusive state's leader in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told a press ...

North Korean man arrested after Kim Jong Nam's death to be released, deported - UPI.com

A South Korean television in Pyeongchang, South Korea, shows breaking news on February 15 of the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. On Thursday, Malaysian authorities said a North ...

How to think clearly about North Korea's weapons of mass destruction - The Conversation UK

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Malaysia ends visa-free deal with the North - Korea JoongAng Daily

Malaysia ended visa-free entry for North Koreans traveling to the country on Thursday amid acute diplomatic strains between the countries following the assassination in Kuala Lumpur of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the isolated regime's ...

Kim Jong-Nam probably died of heart attack, says North Korea - Sky News

Pyongyang, which disputes that the victim is the North Korean leader's half-brother, denies VX nerve agent was to blame. 13:55, UK, Thursday 02 March 2017. CCTV allegedly showing the moment Kim Jong-Nam is attacked at Kuala Lumpur International ...

(5th LD) Malaysia cancels visa waiver arrangement with N. Korea: report - Yonhap News

KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL, March 2 (Yonhap) -- Malaysia has canceled its visa waiver arrangement with North Korea amid a diplomatic spat over the assassination of the half brother of the North's leader, a news report said Thursday. The cancellation will take ...

North Korea's biochemical menace - Korea Times

The poisoning of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should make everyone painfully aware of a category of "weapons of mass destruction" that's overlooked in the controversy over nuclear devices. In all the negotiations, recriminations ...

Assassins may have made a binary weapon of Kim Jong-nam's face - New Scientist

There has been a twist in the mystery of how the super-deadly nerve gas VX turned up on a man murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport last week, without the collateral damage that would normally be expected with such a deadly chemical. The attackers seem to ...