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VX used in airport murder of Kim Jong Nam kills in minutes

VX used in airport murder of Kim Jong Nam kills in minutes

With the texture and feel of engine oil, the chemical VX was first produced in the United Kingdom in the 1950s.

North Korea has large chemical weapons stockpile: Seoul

North Korea has up to 5,000 tonnes of chemical weapons, South Korean experts said Friday, including the toxin used to assassinate its leader`s half-brother.

VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysia Police

VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysia Police

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un`s half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare, Malaysian police said Friday.

Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder

Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder

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.

Kim Jong-Nam killing: Vietnam suspect was country girl, say neighbours

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.

North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim Jong Nam's killing: Malaysia

Malaysian investigators are seeking to question a North Korean diplomat over the killing of Kim Jong-Un's brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport, national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Wednesday.

Malaysia identifies North Korean embassy official among suspects in Kim Jong Nam's murder

Malaysia identifies North Korean embassy official among suspects in Kim Jong Nam's murder

Malaysian police identified a senior official in the North Korean embassy on Wednesday as a suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, and said another was linked to the North Korean airline.

Four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia after airport murder: Police

Four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fled Malaysia on the day he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport and apparently killed by a fast-acting poison, police said on Sunday.

North Korea will reject Kim Jong-Nam post-mortem result: Envoy

North Korea`s ambassador to Malaysia on Friday said Pyongyang would reject any results of a post-mortem examination carried out by Kuala Lumpur on the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader.

No release of Kim Jong-Nam's body without family DNA: Malaysia

The body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea`s leader, will not be released until his family have provided DNA samples, Malaysia said Friday, despite a request from Pyongyang.

Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of North Korean

Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of North Korean

Lawmakers in South Korea earlier cited their spy agency as saying it suspected two female North Korean agents had murdered Kim Jong Nam.

Malaysia Police detains woman for assassination of North Korean leader's half brother

Malaysian police have detained a women suspect at Kuala Lumpur airport in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-un`s half-brother Kim Jong-nam.Malaysia`s state news agency, Bernama said that the women suspect has been taken into custody.

Indonesia-bound boat capsizes off Sabah, 13 feared drowned

A boat ferrying around 15 people from Malaysia to Indonesia capsized in rough seas off the port of Tawau in Sabah province, Malaysia, with only two survivors found so far, said Malaysian maritime authorities.

Ten dead, 30 missing after boat capsizes off Malaysia

Ten people are confirmed dead and about 30 missing after a boat believed to be carrying Indonesian illegal immigrants capsized in rough seas off Malaysia, officials said Monday.

Malaysian minister meets MH370 relatives' group in Perth

Malaysia`s transport minister on Monday met a group representing families of passengers from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, after being lobbied by relatives of those lost when the plane vanished in 2014.

Malaysian PM Najib Razak warns protesters over violence ahead of demonstration

Malaysian PM Najib Razak warns protesters over violence ahead of demonstration

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak warned Thursday violence would not be tolerated at a major anti-government demonstration planned for the weekend. 

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: Report

MH370 plunged into ocean at high speed: Report

MH370 plunged into the ocean at high speed -- up to 20,000 feet a minute -- reinforcing analysis that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the current search zone, a report said today.

Home flight simulator in MH370 captain's home plotted Indian Ocean course: JACC

A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday.

Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits

For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too.

Life terms for 9 Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia incursion

A Malaysian court sentenced nine Filipinos to life in prison over an armed incursion in 2013 that left scores dead and paralysed a remote corner of Borneo for weeks, a defence lawyer said.