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Malaysia identifies four more NK suspects in Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysia‘s senior police officials said Sunday they are looking for four more North Korean suspects linked to the mysterious murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 18:30

Investigators find evidence linking Pyongyang to murder of Kim Jong-nam: reports

Investigators probing into the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, found evidence linking the case to North Korea, according to local news reports ci...

Updated : 2017.02.19 18:08

Finding poison in N. Korean airport attack is hardest part

A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It’s the perfect recipe for a thrilling cloak-and-dagger spy novel. Except some _ or possibly even all _ of this tale could be true in th...

Updated : 2017.02.19 11:25

North Korea, Malaysia tussle over corpse; 4th suspect nabbed

At a hospital morgue in Malaysia’s capital, the tightly guarded corpse of a middle-aged man has become the focus of a dizzying case of international intrigue involving five countries, combative North...

Updated : 2017.02.19 11:13

N. Korean man arrested in Kim Jong-nam murder case

KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL -- Malaysian police said Saturday they have arrested a North Korean man in connection with the recent killing of the North Korean leader's half brother amid a diplomatic feud between Malaysia and North Korea over an autopsy.Ri Jong-chol, 46, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. Fri...

Updated : 2017.02.18 16:52

S. Korea repatriates 5 N. Korean fishermen

South Korea handed over five North Korean fishermen to the communist country on Saturday, five days after they were picked up from a boat drifting off South Korea's eastern coast, an official said.The repatriation took place at the border village of Panmunjom that separates the two Koreas ...

Updated : 2017.02.18 14:24

No U.S. policy on N. Korea should only be composed of sanctions: Victor Cha

The Donald Trump administration should not rely solely on sanctions and diplomatic isolation in handling North Korea, Victor Cha, a former director at the White House's National Security Council, said Friday."With regard to diplomacy, no U.S. policy should be composed of only sanctions, mi...

Updated : 2017.02.18 11:42

Kim Jong-nam autopsy inconclusive, body to be re-examined: news report

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian police plan to carry out a second autopsy on the body of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday, a news report said, as Pyongyang vowed not to accept the result of an autopsy.Forensic experts will try to gather more evidence to reach a mor...

Updated : 2017.02.18 11:38

Family, friends describe ‘nice girl’ embroiled in Kim case

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Family and former neighbors of the Indonesian woman suspected of involvement in the audacious killing of the North Korean leader’s half brother in Malaysia are stunned by the arrest of the young mother who they say was a polite and quiet “nice girl.” Siti Aisy...

Updated : 2017.02.17 22:06

Book author: Kim Jong-nam was a small hope for hope

TOKYO (AP) --  A Japanese author of a book about Kim Jong-nam, the North Korean leader's half brother who was killed this week at a Malaysian airport, says Kim opposed his family's hereditary rule and wanted economic reforms. Tokyo-based journalist Yoji Gomi's book "My Father, Kim Jong...

Updated : 2017.02.17 22:05

NK fishermen rescued in South to be repatriated

Five North Korean fishermen rescued in the South earlier this week will be repatriated to their country, the unification ministry said Friday.The fishermen were found on Monday drifting in the East Sea on a boat that experienced serious engine problems. Rescued by South Korea's maritime po...

Updated : 2017.02.17 22:02

N. Koreans unaware of death of leader's half brother: sources

North Koreans do not appear to be aware of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother as Pyongyang has tightened control over the inflow of outside information, sources here said Friday.But despite the regime's surveillance, it is only a matter of time before the news spre...

Updated : 2017.02.17 12:02

NK should be relisted as terror sponsor if it is behind Kim Jong-nam's murder: report

A US congressman has stressed that the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half brother, Kim Jong-nam, if confirmed as an act by the country, should result in it being put back on th...

Updated : 2017.02.17 10:22

S. Korea fails to repatriate rescued NK fishermen

South Korea failed Thursday to repatriate rescued North Korean fishermen, as the North did not respond to its call, Seoul's unification ministry said.South Korea had planned to send the five crewmen r...

Updated : 2017.02.16 21:15

Theories abound over murder motive

The murder of Kim Jong-nam, the exiled half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, in broad daylight at a busy international airport, has spawned various theories about the motive behind the ki...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:38