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N. Korean diplomats leaving Malaysia after ties are severed

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korean diplomats vacated their embassy in Malaysia and prepared to leave the country Sunday, after the two nations cut diplomatic relations in a spat over the extra...

North Korea to sever ties with Malaysia over extradition of citizen to US

North Korea said it would sever diplomatic relations with Malaysia after a court there ruled that a North Korean man could be extradited to the United States to face money-laundering charges, state me...

Review: A shocking, fascinating true story in ‘Assassins’

The assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur’s airport in February of 2017, I’m embarrassed to say, was a blip on my radar. There was a va...

Kim Jong-un's nephew nabbed by CIA in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reports surfaced last week stating that the nephew of North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un was intercepted in Taipei by the CIA in 2017 — and he has not been seen ...

Kim Jong Un's sister might take power if he dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Tuesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is gravely ill, North Korea watchers believe that his sister could take over in the event he dies. On...

South Korea reports illegal exports amid trade row with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea has reported 156 incidents of illegally exporting strategic materials, some of which could be used to produce chemical weapons, in a report from the country&rs...

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to mee...

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam's killing freed from prison

KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader has been released from a Malaysian...

Detailed and public, Kim Jong Nam murder may never be solved

KUAL LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother at an airport in Malaysia was brazen, intricately orchestrated and, thanks to scores of security cam...

Kim Jong Nam murder trial: Vietnamese defendant to be freed after guilty plea

A Vietnamese woman who pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the killing of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be released in May, a Malaysian court ruled Monday. Malaysian autho...

Chronology of key events in the killing of Kim Jong Nam

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two Southeast Asian women were the only suspects charged with murder after an outcast from North Korea's ruling family was poisoned with VX nerve agent at a Kuala Lumpur, Ma...

Vietnam woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Kim killing

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader's brother pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court M...

The Latest: Kim suspect pleads guilty to lower charge

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Vietnamese woman in the killing of estranged North Korean scion Kim Jong Nam (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A ...

Malaysia prosecutors offer lower charge for lone Kim suspect

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian prosecutors on Monday offered to reduce a murder charge against the Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the estranged half broth...

A look at alleged raiders of North Korean Embassy in Madrid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 10 people who allegedly raided the North Korean Embassy in Madrid last month belong to a mysterious dissident organization that styles itself as a government-in-exile ded...