Tag: Kim Jong Nam

North Korea Bars Malaysians From Leaving [VIDEO]

Tensions continued to escalate between North Korea and Malaysia on Tuesday over the investigation into the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Kuala Lumpur’s airport last month. After the two countries expelled each other’s ambassadors, Pyongyang barred Malaysians from leaving, and Malaysia responded with tit-for-tat…

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 leader’s half-brother at Kuala Lumpur’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…

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam Was Killed By A Banned Chemical Weapon

Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was killed by a highly toxic VX nerve agent that the United Nations has classified as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said Friday. Earlier this month, Kim was at the Kuala Lumpur airport when he said a woman grabbed his face…

Suspected Killer Arrested in Kim Jong Nam Death

Officials in Malaysia said early Wednesday they have arrested a female suspect in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kim was allegedly poisoned Monday at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport, and local reports said the women involved in Kim’s death were believed to be North Korean…