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Teams seal off scene of Kim killing, sweep Malaysia terminal

Sepang - Civil defence personnel in hazmat suits sealed off the scene of the airport assassination of Kim Jong-Nam early Sunday to sweep the site for toxins -- almost two weeks after he was killed with a lethal nerve agent.

Kim suffered painful death within 20 minutes of attack: minister

Kuala Lumpur - Kim Jong-Nam was dead within 20 minutes of being attacked and would have suffered a "very painful death" as his major organs shut down, Malaysia's health minister said Sunday.

Kim Jong-Nam killed by VX nerve agent: Malaysia police

Kuala Lumpur - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare and listed by the UN as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said Friday.

N. Korea more isolated than ever after Malaysia killing

Kuala Lumpur - North Korea had few friends even before the assassination of the leader's half-brother at a Kuala Lumpur airport last week, but the fallout from the killing looks set to further isolate the nuclear-armed state.

North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-Un's half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia's top policeman said Wednesday.

Malaysia guards morgue as Kim Jong-Nam's body still not claimed

Kuala Lumpur - Armed men stood guard Tuesday at the morgue holding the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, with officials denying reports the dead man's son had arrived to claim the remains.

Kim killing one week on: what we know

Kuala Lumpur - A week since news broke that the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had been assassinated, a clearer picture is emerging of the Cold War-style killing in Kuala Lumpur's international airport.

N. Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing film emerges

Kuala Lumpur - North Korea and Malaysia on Monday locked horns over the investigation into the killing of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, as footage emerged of the moment he was fatally attacked in a Kuala Lumpur airport.

Malaysia summons N. Korea envoy as Kim killing row deepens

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Nam's brother, deepening a diplomatic row.

Malaysia seeks N. Korean fugitives in Kim killing

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police said Sunday they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, with four having fled the country on the day of the killing.

N. Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Kim killing

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, with security guards turning customers away.

Malaysia arrests North Korean over Kim Jong-Nam killing

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police said Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man over the assassination of Kim Jong-Un's brother, as relations between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur nosedived in a battle for his body.

Malaysia rejects North Korean demand to hand over body

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia Friday rejected Pyongyang's demand that it hand over the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, saying it would only be released when his family provide DNA samples.

No release of Kim body until family provide DNA: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - The body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, will not be released until his family have provided DNA samples, Malaysia said Friday, despite a request from Pyongyang.

Malaysia pledges to return Kim half-brother's body after autopsy

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia will return the body of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, the country's deputy prime minister said Thursday, as police probing the airport assassination quizzed three suspects.

Suspect in N. Korea killing to appear in Malaysia court

Kuala Lumpur - A suspect in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader was due to appear in court Thursday, as Malaysian police searched for others involved in an assassination Seoul says was carried out by Pyongyang's agents.

Malaysia police arrest woman over North Korean killing

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader arrested a woman Wednesday as they tried to unravel a Cold War-style assassination the South said was carried out by Pyongyang's agents.

WWII shipwrecks off Malaysia broken for scrap: divers

Kuala Lumpur - Three World War II shipwrecks off the coast of Malaysia -- the final resting place of dozens of seamen -- have almost disappeared, local divers say, with the finger pointing at possible scrap metal scavengers.

Thousands celebrate Hindu Thaipusam festival in Malaysia

Wilayah Persekutuan - Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, with many piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers to showcase devotion to the deity Lord Murugan.

Malaysia shipwreck search expanded, two crewmen held

Kuala Lumpur - Rescuers Monday expanded their search for five Chinese tourists and a Malaysian crewman after their boat sank in rough seas off Malaysia, as police detained the skipper and another crewman for suspected negligence.
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