Kim Jong-Nam

Kim Jong-nam murder: North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant

Kim was assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2017 when two women smeared his face with what appeared to be a nerve gas.

published on : 11th June 2019

Women plead not guilty to murdering North Korea leader's half-brother Kim Jong-Nam

Two women pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader, at the start of their trial in Malaysia over the Cold War-style assassination that shocked the world.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Malaysian police formally identify Kim Jong-nam as victim of airport attack

Kim is the long-estranged half-brother of North Korea's ruler, and the North has refused to acknowledge he was the victim of the Feb. 13 murder.

published on : 10th March 2017

Malaysia to talk with North Korea over Kim murder row: Prime Minister Najib Razak

North Korea and Malaysia Tuesday banned each other's citizens from leaving their countries, with Kuala Lumpur saying its nationals were effectively being held "hostage".

published on : 8th March 2017

Malaysia expels North Korea ambassador over Kim Jong-Nam murder

Kim Jong-Nam, 45, was poisoned on February 13 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with VX, a nerve agent so deadly that it is classed as a weapon of mass destruction..

published on : 5th March 2017

North Korea hits out at US over potential terror listing

The spokesman maintained that Pyongyang opposed "all forms of terrorism" and accused the US of trying to tarnish its reputation.

published on : 4th March 2017

Malaysian warrant for North Korean airline employee in Kim Jong-nam murder

Police also requested the second secretary at the North Korean embassy in Malaysia to assist the probe as a diplomatic rift between Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang widens.

published on : 3rd March 2017

Kim Jong-nam's autopsy illegal and immoral: North Korea media

This proves Malaysia's intention to politicise the transfer of the body in utter disregard of international law and morality and thus attain a sinister purpose, North Korea jurists said.

published on : 23rd February 2017

North Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing film emerges

CCTV footage aired on Japanese television on Monday gave the first public glimpse of the apparent moment Jong-Nam was attacked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

published on : 20th February 2017

Malaysia summons North Korean envoy over Kim Jong-nam's death probe

Malaysia on Monday summoned the North Korean ambassador over his accusation that it conspired with "hostile forces" as it investigates the murder of leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, officials said.

published on : 20th February 2017

Malaysia police probe shows North Korea behind Kim Jong-nam's murder: South Korea

"Considering that the five suspects are North Korean nationals, we view that the North Korean government is behind the incident," an official from Seoul's unification ministry said.

published on : 19th February 2017

No release of Kim Jong-nam's body without family DNA: Malaysia

Forensic specialists were on Friday carrying out tests on the body to try to determine the toxin that was apparently sprayed in his face as he readied to board a plane earlier this week.

published on : 17th February 2017

North Korea leader's stepbrother Kim Jong-nam might have been killed because of Facebook: Sources

Kim Jong-nam used social media site extensively, under the alias ‘Kim Chol’, and had photos of him in casinos and famous hotels in the city, sources said.

published on : 17th February 2017

Malaysia will return body of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's stepbrother: Deputy PM

"We will facilitate the request by any foreign government although there are procedures to be followed," deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.

published on : 16th February 2017

Half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un assassinated in Malaysia: Media

Kim Jong-Un has been trying to strengthen his grip on power in the face of growing international pressure over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

published on : 14th February 2017