Malaysia releases Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination case

A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said. Doan Thi Huong was charged along with an Indonesian woman with poisoning Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with liquid VX,… Read More Malaysia releases Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination case

Malaysian court drops charges against Indonesian woman in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination case

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped the charge in a case that drew suspicions of being a political assassination. As the court announced its decision, Siti Aisyah, turned to her Vietnamese co-defendant, Doan Thi Huong, in… Read More Malaysian court drops charges against Indonesian woman in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination case

Malaysians barred from leaving North Korea over murder row

North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country on Tuesday, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur sought to question three men hiding in the North Korean embassy. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak accused North Korea of “effectively holding our citizens hostage” and scheduled an… Read More Malaysians barred from leaving North Korea over murder row

Malaysia arrests two women in connection with the death of North Korea leader’s brother

Malaysian police detained a second woman on Thursday suspected of involvement in the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. State-run Bernama news agency reported that she has been remanded in custody for seven days along with a woman who was caught at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Wednesday,… Read More Malaysia arrests two women in connection with the death of North Korea leader’s brother