Tag: Kuala Lumpur

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 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…