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Malaysia Says It Will Issue Arrest Warrant For North Korean Diplomat In Kim Jong Nam Murder

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.25.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Saturday it would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning over th...

News Roundup for February 24, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Outspeak

One of our best yet, if we do say so ourselves. 1. Malaysian police revealed that Kim Jong Nam was killed with an internationally banned chemical weap...

Police: Suspect In Kim Jong Nam's Murder Also Sickened By Toxic Nerve Agent

Reiuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.24.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 (Reuters) - One of two women suspected of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader with the highly toxic VX nerve agent...

Kim Jong Un's Brother Killed Using Banned Chemical Weapon

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.24.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - VX, the chemical used in the airport murder Kim Jong Nam, is one of the deadliest chemical weapons created by man. Just 10 mi...

North Korea Calls For Immediate Release Of Airport Assassination Suspects

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.22.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police on Wednesday named a North Korean diplomat along with a state airline official who are wanted for questionin...

Video Appears To Show Airport Assassination Of Kim Jong Un's Brother

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.20.2017 | World

A Japanese TV network has obtained surveillance video of what appears to be the shocking assassination last week of the estranged half brother of Nort...

Malaysia Arrests North Korean Man As Row Over Kim Jong Nam's Death Escalates

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.18.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of the estranged...

Third Suspect Detained In Connection With Murder Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.16.2017 | World

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police on Thursday detained a third suspect in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of Nort...

Murdered Brother Of N. Korean Leader Pleaded To Spare His Life 5 Years Ago

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.15.2017 | World

SEOUL, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Five years ago, Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s ruler, pleaded with his younger sibling to spare his life,...

Malaysia Detains Woman In Connection With Assassination Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.15.2017 | World

SEOUL/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police on Wednesday detained a woman holding Vietnam travel papers and are looking for a “few” other fore...

South Korea Suspects Female Assassins Poisoned Half-Brother Of North Korean Leader

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.15.2017 | World

SEOUL/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - South Korea’s spy agency suspects two female North Korean agents assassinated the estranged half-brother of North Kor...

Is China Seeking Regime-Change In North Korea?

Deutsche Welle | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

The announcement in Pyongyang on May 13 of the promotion of Jang Jong-nam to "minister of the People's Armed Forces" came out of the blue. Until recen...

Kim Jong Un's Smack-Talking, Playboy Brother Could Have Been Supreme Leader

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.10.2013 | World

Sometimes it can be hard not to look back in time and wonder, "What if?" We found ourselves doing just that after Mental Floss published a short bu...

Kim Jong Il's Son Speaks Out In Forthcoming Book

Madeleine Crum | Posted 01.13.2012 | Books

Kim Jong Il's eldest son, Kim Jong Nam, will apparently dish the dirt on the political situation in North Korea in a forthcoming book. According to...

The Poetry of North Korea's First Family

John Lundberg | Posted 03.02.2012 | World
John Lundberg

The death of Kim Jong-il and the installation of his son Kim Jong-un as North Korea's new "Supreme Leader" has the internet abuzz with speculation as to why Jong-il's other sons were passed over for the position.

Kim Jong-Il's Son Looks Strikingly Familiar (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Looking at Kim Jong-Il's son, Kim Jong-Nam, we can't help but think we've seen this man before. Let's take another look at the potential successor to ...