• 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.

  • Did a South Korean news report doom Kim Jong Un’s brother?

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Intelligence officials believe North Korean agents assassinated leader Kim Jong Un’s exiled half brother, but if the whodunit seems settled, a very big question still looms: Why now?

  • 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.

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  • North Korean missile test may have been big step forward

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Beyond the usual, lofty propaganda, North Korea’s test of a new intermediate-range ballistic missile contains an important, potentially worrying development.

  • North Korea says sanctions aim to hinder sports activities

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With just one year to go before South Korea hosts the Winter Olympics, North Korea’s Olympic committee lashed out Monday against sanctions over its nuclear and long-range missile programs, claiming they are aimed at hurting the North’s efforts to compete in international sports events.

  • UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea’s ballistic missile launches and warning of “further significant measures” if Pyongyang doesn’t stop nuclear and missile testing.