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Probe into Kim Jong-nam's death a 'conspiracy,' N.Korea claims

North Korea on Thursday dismissed the Malaysian investigation into the mysterious death of the half brother of the North’s leader Kim Jong-un, accusing the Southeast Asian country of conspiring with...

Updated : 2017.02.23 18:17

Assassination of Kim Jong-nam sheds light on NK regime' vulnerability: ex-spy

The recent assassination of his half-brother shows how vulnerable North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is to potential challenges to his power, a former North Korean spy here said Thursday. "The fact tha...

Updated : 2017.02.23 15:30

Family believes Vietnamese suspect in Kim's death was duped

The family of a Vietnamese woman identified as a suspect in the death of the half brother of North Korea's ruler confirmed Tuesday that she is their relative, but said they believe she didn't knowing...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:57

NK party official Choe returns to public eye after 3-week hiatus

Choe Ryong-hae, a senior North Korean party official, has returned to public view after a three-week hiatus, Pyongyang's media report showed Thursday, amid rumors that he may have visited China over ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:15

NK condemns probe on Kim's death as anti-Pyongyang conspiracy

North Korea on Thursday rebuffed the results of Malaysia's probe into the death of its leader's half brother, calling Seoul's claim that Pyongyang is behind the incident a conspiracy against the Nort...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:11

FM: N. Korea's assassination likely to lead international community to take steps against Pyongyang

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Wednesday North Korea's apparent killing of the half brother of leader Kim Jong-un will serve as a chance for the international community to take a ser...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:00

Foreign ministers of S. Korea, Britain discuss cooperation on N. Korea issue

South Korean and British foreign ministers on Wednesday (London time) discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear threat, the South Korean foreign ministry said. S...

Updated : 2017.02.22 21:05

N. Korea's biotechnology institute behind Malaysia killing: source

A North Korean biotechnology institute is involved in last week's killing of leader Kim Jong-un's half brother Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia, a person familiar with the matter claimed Wednesday. "We got ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 19:47

[From the scene] A sense of unease clouds Kuala Lumpur over killing

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Ten days after the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the news is still a focal point of national discussion here in Kuala L...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:56

Kim Jong-il purged more officials in early years than son: researcher

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is notorious for his reign of terror, but his late father Kim Jong-il purged more people in his early years in power than the incumbent ruler, a researcher here said W...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:19

North Korea diplomat wanted over Kim killing: Malaysia

Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-un's half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia's top policeman said Wednesday. Investigators have put five North Koreans in the...

Updated : 2017.02.22 14:05

NK diplomat, airline staff named as suspects in Kim's murder: Malaysia

Malaysian police said Wednesday they have identified two additional North Koreans, including a diplomat, as suspects involved in the murder of the half brother of the North's leader Kim Jong-un. Pol...

Updated : 2017.02.22 13:04

Murder of leader's half brother could serve as warning to NK officialdom: report

The murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother earlier this month could serve as a clear warning to the North's officials against any acts of betrayal, a US-based broadcaster reported W...

Updated : 2017.02.22 11:14

South Korea considers raising issue of North Korean assassination of leader’s brother at UN

South Korea is reviewing a plan to raise the issue of North Korea’s recent assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother at an incoming session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the ...

Updated : 2017.02.21 20:37

S. Korea ups security for NK diplomat defector

With the North Korean ruler’s estranged half brother killed in an apparent assassination, attention is now on the safety of Thae Yong-ho, one of the remaining high-profile critics of the ruthless Ki...

Updated : 2017.02.21 18:19