Kim Jong-Nam’s modest life in Macau was a far cry from the opulence and power enjoyed by his half-brother, the supreme leader of North Korea, but he was still seen by Pyongyang as a dangerous pretender to the ruling family throne.
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.
North Korean female assassins, armed with good looks and poison tools, are now the weapon of choice for a ruthless regime stalking its opponents, a high-profile defector told AFP on Thursday, after the latest apparent assassination.
Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader on Thursday arrested a second woman over the spy novel-style assassination Seoul said was carried out by Pyongyang agents.
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.
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has been murdered in Malaysia, pleaded for his life after a failed assassination bid in 2012, lawmakers briefed by South Korea's spy chief said Wednesday.
The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader is to undergo an autopsy on Wednesday, police said as they searched for those responsible for the Cold War-style killing at a Malaysian airport.