US sanctions North Korea over assassination of Kim Jong-nam with VX nerve agent

Published time: 7 Mar, 2018 00:43 Washington has imposed additional sanctions against Pyongyang, formally accusing it of involvement in the assassination of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia in 2017 using a chemical warfare agent. “The United States determined under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act […]

Kim Jong-nam carried $120,000 in cash when assassinated – report

Published time: 12 Jun, 2017 03:51 Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was holding US$ 120,000 cash when he was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in February, the Asahi Shimbun reports, citing unnamed Malaysian officials close to the investigation. The investigation team reportedly recovered four bundles of mostly new $ 100 […]

Malaysia condemns use of VX nerve agent in Kim Jong-nam murder, works closely with OPCW

Kuala Lumpur has “strongly condemned” the use of the VX toxic nerve agent on its soil to assassinate the half-brother of the North Korean leader in Malaysia last month, adding that it remains in close contact with the chemical weapons watchdog over the incident. “The Ministry strongly condemns the use of such a chemical weapon […]

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect says she was ‘paid $90' for deadly 'prank’

Siti Aisyah, the Indonesian woman who is being held in Malaysia for poisoning Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week, says that she was paid $ 90 dollars for the attack, which she believed to have been a prank. “She only said in general that somebody asked her to do this […]

2nd suspect in ‘Kim Jong-nam murder’ arrested in Malaysia

Malaysian authorities have arrested a second woman in connection with the murder of the alleged half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. A manhunt is continuing for other possible accomplices. The detention of the second female suspect in the murder of a Korean man by the name of Kim Chol was confirmed by the […]