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N. Korea blames 'immoral' Malaysia for death of leader's half-brother
North Korea's state media broke a 10-day silence Thursday on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for "immoral" handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse.
Malaysia seeks North Korea diplomat for questioning in Kim killing
Malaysian police named on Wednesday a senior official in the North Korean embassy and another linked to its state airline, wanted for questioning over the murder last week of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader’s estranged half-brother.
Malaysia summons envoy over murder of N. Korean leader's half-brother
Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, deepening a diplomatic row.
Malaysian police arrest N. Korean man over murder of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother
Malaysian police said Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man over the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s brother, as relations between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur nosedived in a battle for his body.
Malaysia will not release Kim Jong Nam’s body without DNA from next of kin
Malaysian police said on Friday they would not release the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un until they receive DNA samples from his next of kin.
Thailand still mourning its beloved King Bhumibol
He was the world’s richest monarch – wealthier than Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II - and the longest-serving, spending 70 years on the throne. Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died four months ago aged 88, was respected and worshipped by his people. His death plunged Thailand into uncertainty and an unprecedented period of mourning. Our Southeast Asia correspondent Clovis Casali reports on this historic event.
Second arrest over murder of North Korean leader’s half-brother
Malaysian police detained a second woman on Thursday suspected of involvement in the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Arrest made in mysterious murder of North Korean leader’s half-brother
Malaysian police on Wednesday detained a woman holding Vietnam travel papers and are looking for a “few” other foreign suspects in connection with the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother, police said.
S. Korea confirms 'murder' of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother
South Korea said on Wednesday it believed the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been murdered, as Malaysian authorities moved the body to another hospital for an autopsy to identify the cause of death, sources told Reuters.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother 'assassinated' in Malaysia
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reported Tuesday, with one TV station saying he was attacked at the main airport with poisoned needles.
North Korea conducts missile test as Trump meets with Japanese PM
North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who stood with the Japanese leader as Shinzo Abe called the move "absolutely intolerable".
Trump commits to Japan's security in shift from campaign rhetoric
US President Donald Trump said on Friday the alliance between the United States and Japan is a cornerstone of regional peace and stability, edging away from campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay more for the US security umbrella.