Tag: Kim Jong-Nam

Half-brother of Kim Jong Un, killed in Malaysia in 2017, CIA informant–Wall Street Journal report

Washington—According to a Wall Street Journal report on June 10, Monday, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, Kim Jong Nam, was an informant for the CIA. The WSJ said that an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter” confirmed...

Kim Jong Nam murder: the mystery that gripped the world

A balding man with a backpack slung over his right shoulder walks across a crowded airport concourse, stopping to look up at the departure board to find his flight to Macau. As he stands in front of an automatic check in machine, he is grabbed...

Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on May 3

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said Saturday. Following diplomatic pressure from the Vietnamese government, Malaysian prosecutors had dropped the murder charge against Doan Thi Huong on April...

The two women did not kill North Korean Kim Jong-nam?

At least this is what the lawyers of the two women accused of killing North Korean Kim Jong-nam is said to have decided as the basis of their defence plea today, in the Malaysian court. But the real question is how will Malaysia handle the case of...

Najib turns to North Korea in shrinking border lines

Malaysia has finally released the body of Kim Jong-nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, this after blinking first in a stand-off that threatened to shrink the number of 'friendly' nations towards the embattled Najib Razak regime. Najib said a coroner had approved the...

Did Najib blink first in North Korea stand-off?

While Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak took a strong stance upon hearing that North Korea had banned Malaysians from leaving the communist enclave, he later softened his stance. Is this softening an indication that Najib blinked first in the game of chicken in the year...

Unanswered questions in Malaysia-North Korea tussle

The death of Kim Jung Nam had strained relationship between Malaysia and North Korea and this is most likely due to North Korea's claims that it could not trust the 'incompetence' of the Malaysian police. This statement by the North Korean ambassador to Kuala Lumpur...

As Malaysia builds case, Kim Jong-nam murder remains a sticky affair

For Putrajaya, the murder of Kim Jong-nam could not have come in a worst-case scenario for the country and its leadership, certainly not in the run-up to the third anniversary of the MH370 disappearance and considering it might be an election year in Malaysia. But...

Video of man who said he is the son of Kim Jong-nam appears

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https://youtu.be/48sn4gXKzO4 A video of a man who said he was the son of the murdered North Korean Kim Jong-nam, has surfaced on Youtube. The video titled KHS Video was uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday under the username Cheollima Civil Defense, a group claiming to offer safe haven...

Malaysia blast North Korea for taking Malaysian hostages

In an unexpected turn of events, North Korea has effectively taken Malaysians as hostage, barring them from leaving the country on Tuesday. This sparked a tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, banning North Koreans from leaving Malaysia, in a growing row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam,...