Tag: Kim Jong-il

Malaysia Ends Visa-Free Travel With North Korea

Malaysia is ending visa-free travel for North Koreans because of security concerns, as the fallout continues over the assassination of the North Korean leaderโ€™s half-brother at Kuala Lumpurโ€™s airport. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced the end to the visa-free travel rules on Thursday, a day after two women were charged with murder for…

Kim Jong Unโ€™s Half Brother Killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Unโ€™s estranged half-brother, has been killed in Malaysia, Reuters reports, citing South Korean government sources. A North Korean man died en route to the hospital after he was allegedly poisoned at Kuala Lumpurโ€™s international airport Monday. South Koreaโ€™s cable-news network TV Chosun reported that Kim was poisoned…