Asia Pacific

Kim Jong-nam suspect accuses Malaysia of conspiracy

Suspect in the murder of North Korean leader's brother points finger at Malaysian authorities as he denies involvement.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia-North Korea relations fray after Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysia’s government is ending a visa-free agreement with North Korea citing national security after the murder of the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong-un.


Port project threatens indigenous community in Malaysia

Concerns rise over government plans to build a 10,000-hectare port and industrial zone on traditional Mah Meri land.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia condemns use of chemical weapon in Kim killing

Condemnation comes after diplomat says improbable that VX nerve agent killed North Korean leader's half-brother.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia to free North Korean chemical attack suspect

No evidence found against man in assassination of Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport with VX nerve agent.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia to cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans

Move comes after the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam with VX nerve agent in Kuala Lumpur.

Asia Pacific

North Korea calls Kim Jong-nam VX poison claim 'absurd'

Claim that chemical weapon was detected in the corpse lacks 'scientific accuracy and logical coherence', says Pyongyang.

Asia Pacific

Women charged with killing North Korean leader's brother

Prosecutors in Malaysia have charged two female suspects with the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals say they believed they were involved in a prank.

Asia Pacific

Women charged with killing N Korean leader's brother

Under heavy security, Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals formally charged with murder and now face death penalty.

Asia Pacific

Two women face charges over Kim Jong-nam killing

Women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on North Korean leader's half-brother to be officially charged in Malaysia.

Asia Pacific

Four North Korean suspects of Kim killing 'are spies'

Suspects were directed by N Korean leader and work for Pyongyang's spy agency, South Korean intelligence officials say.

Asia Pacific

N Korea leader's brother died 'minutes after poisoning'

Kim Jong-nam had large amounts of toxic nerve agent in his body and died 20 minutes after being attacked, report says.

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-nam attack reveals true nature of North Korea

The risk of proliferation of nerve agents to non-state actors is perhaps the most startling concern.

by J Berkshire Miller


Chemical weapon used to kill Kim Jong-nam: police

Malaysian police say nerve agent found on face of half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.


Malaysia seeks Interpol alert over Kim airport murder

Request for alert on four North Korean suspects comes as Pyongyang questions probe into death of Kim Jong-un's brother.