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Kim assassination suspects should not be ambushed: lawyer

Kuala Lumpur - Two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea's leader risk being subjected to a "trial by ambush", a defence lawyer said Thursday, accusing the police of failing to share key evidence.

Kim murder suspects appear in Malaysian court

Kuala Lumpur - Two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea's leader appeared in a Malaysian court on Thursday ahead of a murder trial that could see them hanged.

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

Sepang - Enforcement officials in Malaysia have seized 18 rhinoceros horns imported from Mozambique, weighing 51.4 kg and worth 13.7 million ringgit ($3.1 million), a senior customs official said Monday.

Kim Jong-Nam's body returned to North Korea

Kuala Lumpur - The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un arrived in Pyongyang Friday, apparently accompanied by three men initially named by Malaysian police as suspects in his murder.

Malaysians' emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

Kuala Lumpur - Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang made an emotional return home Friday, after Kuala Lumpur sent back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader to end a bitter diplomatic feud.

Freed Malaysians arrive home from Pyongyang after Kim row

Kuala Lumpur - Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang arrived home early Friday, after Kuala Lumpur agreed to send back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, ending a bitter feud between the two countries.

Malaysia in 'sensitive' talks with North Korea after Kim murder

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday his government was engaged in "very sensitive" talks with North Korea over nine Malaysians being prevented from leaving Pyongyang after the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam.

Malaysia says Kim Jong-Nam's body still in KL morgue

Kuala Lumpur - Six weeks after the airport assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, Malaysia on Tuesday said it was still waiting for family to claim the body, denying rumours it had been sent back to Pyongyang.

Badminton gets prize money boost as new tour unveiled

Kuala Lumpur - The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Sunday announced a new tournament structure, with increased prize money, as it looks to raise the sport's profile and ramp up revenues.

Malaysia got DNA from Kim's son overseas: deputy PM

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian investigators used a DNA sample from a son of Kim Jong-Nam to confirm the identity of the murdered half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, the deputy prime minister said Thursday.

Interpol warrant issued for four N. Koreans: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - Interpol has issued an international arrest warrant for four North Koreans wanted by Malaysian investigators in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the country's police chief said Thursday.

Kim's identity confirmed using child's DNA: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia used a DNA sample from one of Kim Jong-Nam's children to confirm the identity of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, the deputy prime minister said Wednesday.

Kim's identity confirmed using child's DNA: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has used a DNA sample from one of Kim Jong-Nam's children to confirm the identity of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, the deputy prime minister said Wednesday.

Malaysia says Kim body embalmed to halt decomposition

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia said Tuesday that the body of Kim Jong-Nam has been embalmed to stop it decomposing, as it lies unclaimed in a Kuala Lumpur morgue a month after his assassination.

Disney shelves 'Beauty and the Beast' in Malaysia after cuts

Kuala Lumpur - Disney has indefinitely postponed the opening of its film "Beauty and the Beast" in Malaysia after censors in the Muslim-majority nation reportedly cut out a "gay moment" in the movie.

One month after Kim killing: What we know

Kuala Lumpur - Monday marks one month since Kim Jong-Nam was murdered with a lethal nerve agent in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, sparking a fierce diplomatic standoff between Malaysia and North Korea.

Malaysia hopes to open N.Korea talks 'in next few days'

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia hopes to open negotiations with North Korea in the "next few days" to secure the release of its citizens trapped in Pyongyang following a row over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the foreign minister said Saturday.

Malaysia police confirm Kim Jong-Nam identity

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's police chief confirmed Friday that the man assassinated at Kuala Lumpur's international airport last month was Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un.

Two Malaysians leave N. Korea, nine more stranded in Kim murder row

Kuala Lumpur - The UN's World Food Programme said two Malaysian employees were permitted to leave North Korea Thursday, as Kuala Lumpur negotiates for nine more citizens trapped by a diplomatic row over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam.

Malaysia says ready for 'five-year' stake-out at N. Korea embassy

Wilayah Persekutuan - Malaysia will wait to question suspects in the Kim Jong-Nam killing believed to be holed up in Kuala Lumpur's North Korean embassy "even if it takes five years," the country's police chief said Tuesday.
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