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Vietnam suspect in killing of Kim Jong Nam was fashionable country girl, say family and neighbors.

The Vietnamese suspect in the killing of Kim Jong Un's half-brother was renowned for her fashion, funky hairstyles and foreign boyfriends, say family members shocked at the link between their poor rice-farming village and a crime that has gripped the world. Doan Thi Huong gained notoriety last week after Malaysian police ...

- The Japan Times - JP

North Korea more isolated than ever after Malaysia murders.

North Korea had few friends even before the assassination of the leader's half brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport last week, but the fallout from the killing looks set to further isolate the nuclear-armed state. Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur have enjoyed relatively warm economic ties, with some bilateral trade and citizens from ...

- The Japan Times - JP

North Korea blames Malaysia for Kim Jong-nam’s death, accusing authorities of ‘conspiratorial racket’ with South Korea.

North Korea blamed Malaysia on Thursday for the death of one of its citizens there last week and accused it of an “unfriendly attitude” in a scenario drawn up by South Korea, which has said Pyongyang agents assassinated the North Korean leader’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam. Malaysia had initially told North ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

North Korea blames Malaysia for 'North Korean citizen's death'.

North Korea has denied that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death is full of "holes and contradictions".

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Kim Jong-nam killing: North Korea condemns Malaysia.

An angry report in North Korean state media blames Malaysia for the death of "a citizen".

- BBC - UK

Kim Jong-nam assassination: Malaysia requests Interpol to help nab 4 suspects who fled to Pyongyang.

Malaysian police also officially requested the North Korean embassy to allow them to interview Hyon Kwang Song.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

The Latest: Malaysia wants Interpol help on tracing suspects.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia " The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia :1 p.m.Malaysia's national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar says...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vietnamese woman suspected of killing Kim was a singer.

Malaysian police who arrested her for the murder say she worked at an entertainment outlet.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Kit Siang: If Putrajaya serious about forex probe, sack Nor Yakcop.

DAP veteran joins Anwar in fingering Nor Mohamed Yakcop for Bank Negara's forex losses in the 90s.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Nazri: Avoid going to N Korea, they can do unimaginable things.

UPDATED 2.54PM | Tourism minister issues the warning amid the diplomatic row between Putrajaya and Pyongyang.

- Malaysiakini - MY

N.Korean Embassies Are No Better Than Terrorist Cells.

Evidence suggests that the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur was the operational headquarters in the hit on Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Malaysian police on Wednesday said one suspect in the assassination, Hyon Kwang-song , is a second secretary...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

North Korea denies killing leader's half-brother, blames Malaysia

It was the first official word on the killing from North Korea's government-controlled media, although North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia has spoken to reporters in Kuala Lumpur.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia's police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Thursday.

- Reuters - US

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

Police say the women suspected of poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face.

- Hawaii News Now - US

The Latest: Malaysia wants Interpol help on tracing suspects

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur,...

- Townhall.com - US

The Myth of a North Korea-Malaysia Special Relationship

In the wake of a diplomatic row, it is worth setting the record straight on where bilateral relations really were.

- The Diplomat - US

Kim autopsy 'illegal and immoral': North Korean state media

Pyongyangs state media today blasted Malaysia for an "illegal and immoral" autopsy on a man believed be the half-brother of North Koreas leader, breaking a 10-day silence on the airport assassination."Malaysia is obliged to hand his body to the DPRK side as it made an autopsy and forensic examination of it in an illegal and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

N Korea: Malaysia probe of Kim's death full of 'holes'

Diplomatic spat escalates as Pyongyang rejects responsibility for death of leader's half-brother.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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.

- Al Jazeera - QA

North Korea-Malaysia ties strained by Kim Jong Nam's death

Diplomatic relations between Malaysia and North Korea are getting more strained by the day, in the wake of the brazen public murder of Kim Jong Nam.

- CNN Top Stories - US

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions."

- Newsday - US

N. Korea blames 'immoral' Malaysia for death of leader's half-brother

North Korea's state media broke a 10-day silence Thursday on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for "immoral" handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse.

- France24 - FR

Kim Jong-nam's autopsy 'illegal and immoral': North Korean state media

Malaysia has not released the corpse "under the absurd pretext" that it needs a DNA sample from the dead man's family.

- Zee News - IN

Kim autopsy 'illegal and immoral': N Korean state media

Pyongyang's state media on Thursday blasted Malaysia for an "illegal & immoral" autopsy on a man believed be the half-brother of North Korea's leader. Malaysia has not released the corpse "under the absurd pretext" that it needs a DNA sample from the dead man's family.

- Times Of India - IN

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions." The post North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport appeared first on Inquirer ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Groupon Malaysia is now Fave

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Fave Group announced that Groupon Malaysia will be consolidated under a single brand and operate as Fave moving forward, as it inherits Groupon's steady base of customers, enabling the brand to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Christian Sabah native says son barred from school after NRD withheld birth cert

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― A Sabah native identifying herself as a Christian said she cannot send her son to school as the National Registration Department has allegedly refused to release his birth certificate. Julitah Bahiau said she had...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bursa Malaysia continues to trend higher at mid-morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Bursa Malaysia continued to trend higher at mid-morning today, lifted by buying activities in heavyweight counters. At 11.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI was 0.73-of-a-point higher at 1,708.81...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Check out Malaysia's first-ever VR cinema experience

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — The same team behind Malaysia's first ever Helipad Cinema is set to bring another fun and exciting movie experience with the country's first ever Helipad Virtual Reality Cinema! In collaboration with Netherlands'...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Muallaf buta: Kenapa perlu tukar nama Melayu selepas masuk Islam?

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Feb — Ibarat bayi baru lahir selepas memeluk Islam dua tahun lalu, seorang pemuda buta redha jika dipinggirkan keluarga sendiri hanya kerana minatnya berdakwah. Juara hafazan muallaf peringkat negeri Melaka, Tan Mike Foong,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

AirAsia introduces KL to Bhubaneswar route

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — AirAsia Bhd has introduced the Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar route effective April 26, 2017. In a statement today, AirAsia said this marks its 14th route into India with four weekly direct flights to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sultan tells Selangor mosques not to let hearses be used for protests

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has ordered state mosques not to rent out hearses under their supervision for demonstrations and other unrelated purposes', one week after an Umno leader staged a protest using...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sabah minister offers aid to boy barred from school by NRD action

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 23 ― A state minister said he will help the family of a seven-year-old Dusun boy who could not enroll in school after the National Registration Department withheld his birth certificate when his parents asked for the word...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Zeti says would aid probe into BNM forex scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — Former Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz today expressed readiness to cooperate with the Special Task Force investigating the billions the central bank allegedly loss in currency trading during the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sime Darby Foundation critical of controversial bridge in Sabah's wildlife hub

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 23 ― Sime Darby Foundation, the biggest private funder for Sabah's conservation efforts, has warned against the building of a controversial RM223 million bridge that could threaten wildlife in the area where Borneon Pygmy...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Taking swipe at 'forgetful' Dr M, Sultan tells outsiders to keep out of Johor affairs

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― The Johor Sultan today urged outsiders to refrain from intervening in Johor affairs, in apparent reference to former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when mocking a purportedly forgetful politician. Sultan Ibrahim...

- The Malay Mail - MY

North Korea denies role in airport killing of Kim Jong Un's brother in Malaysia

North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions." The North's response came a day after Malaysian police said they were...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

North Korea Denies That It Was Behind the Killing of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother

Malaysia police have not directly pinpointed North Korea as being behind the death, but have arrested one North Korean man as they search for several others

- TIME Magazine - US

Kim Jong-nam killing: North Korea condemns Malaysia

An angry report in North Korean state media says Malaysia is responsible for the death of "a citizen".

- BBC - UK

News24.com | North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim assassination

North Korea's state media has broken a 10-day silence on the murder of Kim Jong-Un's half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for its "immoral" handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse.

- News24.com - ZA

Kim Jong-nam assassination: Malaysia police flying to Macau to collect DNA sample

Family members of murdered Kim Jong-nam fail to show up in Malaysia reportedly due to assassination fears.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

North Korea says a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions" amid speculation that its agents masterminded the assassination of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother.

- Stars and Stripes - US

North Korea says Malaysia is to blame for death of Kim Jong-nam

South Korean and U.S. officials believe Kim Jong-nam was killed by agents of North Korea

- The Globe and Mail - CA

The Latest: NKorea critical of Malaysia death investigation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur,...

- Townhall.com - US

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un,...

- Townhall.com - US

North Korea denies it was behind killing of Kim Jong Un's brother

North Korea denied Thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader Kim Jong Un, saying a Malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions."

- FOX News - US

New twist in Kim Jong Nam assassination

There is a new twist in the airport murder of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Investigators in Malaysia say the female suspects attacked him from behind and wiped his face with poison. Adriana Diaz reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

New details in mysterious death of Kim Jong Un's half-brother

Malaysian police say the two female suspects accused of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother were trained assassins. Officials also named a senior North Korean diplomat as a person of interest in Kim Jong Nam's murder. CBS News Asia correspondent Adriana Diaz joined CBSN with more on the mysterious assassination.

- CBS NEWS - US

N.Korean Diplomat Wanted Over Kim Jong-nam Killing

Malaysian police are looking for a senior North Korean diplomat and a staffer of the renegade country's flag carrier Air Koryo in connection with the murder of Kim Jong-nam.The suspected involvement of Hyon Kwang-song , a second secretary at the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, and Kim Uk-il makes ...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Kim Jong-nam's Killers Handled Poison 'with Bare Hands'

Police in Malaysia on Wednesday said the two women accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur knowingly handled the poison with their bare hands. Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters that Doan Thi Huong and Siti Aisyah coated their hands with the toxic chemical and wiped the...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

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