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North Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing footage emerges

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North Korea locked horns with Malaysia over the investigation into the killing of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, as footage emerged of the moment he was fatally attacked in a Kuala Lumpur airport.

Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea

2017-02-20 07:48

Malaysia's ambassador to North Korea has been recalled from Pyongyang amid rising tensions between the countries over the death in Kuala Lumpur of an estranged scion of North Korea's ruling family.

China stops coal imports from North Korea

2017-02-18 21:31

China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea for the remainder of 2017, says the commerce ministry.

Kim toxicology report could take 2 weeks - report

2017-02-18 17:28

Malaysia's top health official says a toxicology report on assassinated half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could take up to two weeks.

Autopsy on N Korean inconclusive as 4th person arrested

2017-02-18 08:45

Malaysia has performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader because the first procedure was inconclusive.

Second woman detained over North Korea killing

2017-02-16 09:51

Malaysian police investigating the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader reportedly said they have detained a second woman in connection with the killing.

Rumours highlight the hidden lives of North Korean leaders

2017-02-15 09:56

The alleged murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother could be the best cloak-and-dagger thriller North Koreans will never get to hear.

UN condemns North Korea missile launch, Trump vows response

2017-02-14 10:36

The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test as US President Donald Trump vowed to deliver a strong response to the provocation.

North Korea says successfully tested new ballistic missile

2017-02-13 08:21

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a launch seen as a challenge to President Donald Trump.

Seoul says North Korea has fired its security chief

2017-02-03 07:26

South Korea says North Korea fired its state security minister last month, presumably over corruption, abuse of power and torture committed by his agency


TV footage appears to show planned attack on Kim Jong-Nam

2017-02-20 16:24

Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a deliberate attack on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler in the Kuala Lumpur airport.

Malaysia seeks N Korean fugitives in Kim killing

2017-02-19 16:25

Malaysian police say they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un.

US lawmakers want North Korea added to terrorism blacklist

2017-02-18 19:12

The apparent assassination of the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother is strengthening bipartisan calls among US lawmakers to re-list Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism.

North Korea will reject Kim post-mortem result: ambassador

2017-02-18 12:00

North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia says Pyongyang would reject any results of a post-mortem examination carried out by Kuala Lumpur on the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader.

Kim killer suspect interviewed by diplomats

2017-02-16 19:32

Indonesian diplomats have met with a woman arrested in Malaysia for suspected involvement in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother.

Police arrest woman over North Korean assassination

2017-02-15 13:12

Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader have arrested a woman as they tried to unravel an assassination plot.

Half-brother of North Korean leader assassinated by 'female agents using poisoned needles'

2017-02-14 14:09

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

UN to meet after North Korea missile test

2017-02-13 21:07

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile test and called for a united international response to the "further troubling violation" of UN resolutions.

North Korea reportedly test fires missile, challenging US

2017-02-12 07:02

North Korea has reportedly fired a ballistic missile in what would be its first such test of the year, and an implicit challenge to US President Donald Trump

US, S Korea to 'strengthen' defences against N Korea

2017-01-30 10:40

US President Donald Trump and South Korea's Acting President Hwang Kyo-Ahn vowed Sunday to "strengthen" their joint defense capabilities against the belligerent North, the White House said.

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