• Malaysian: No cause of death yet for exiled North Korean

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The cause of death has not yet been determined for the exiled member of North Korea’s ruling family who died last week after apparently being poisoned in a Kuala Lumpur airport, officials said Tuesday.

  • Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn’t have many friends. There’s China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanctions, like Syria and Cuba.

  • TV footage appears to show deliberate attack on North Korean

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea’s top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia’s investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea’s ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death.

  • Finding poison in N. Korea attack may be hardest part

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours.

  • Was it brother? Lover? Or crime gang? N. Korea rumors abound

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As Malaysian police continue their inquiry into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, there’s plenty of speculation surrounding what seems to be one of the stranger killings the world has recently seen.

  • N. Korea, Malaysia lock horns over apparent killing

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A dispute over custody of a slain North Korean’s body pushed two governments further apart Saturday as they tried to navigate the aftermath of what appeared to be the assassination of an outcast member of North Korea’s ruling elite.

  • 2 women with foreign passports arrested in N. Korean’s death

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two women and a man have been arrested in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader’s half brother who was reportedly poisoned this week by a pair of female assassins as he waited for a flight in Malaysia, police said Thursday.

  • Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader’s half brother

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police arrested a second woman Thursday in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader who was reportedly poisoned this week by two female assassins as he waited for a flight in Malaysia.

  • The Latest: Malaysia arrests woman in N. Korean killing

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the apparent assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother, Kim Jong Nam, at a Malaysian airport (all times local):

  • Malaysia official: N.Korea leader’s brother slain at airport

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police were checking surveillance tapes Wednesday for clues about who may have assassinated the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, a senior official said.