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  • The diplomatic ties between North Korea and Malaysia hit a new low on Tuesday as the two nations imposed exit bans on each other’s citizens amid a growing rift over the assassination of Kim Jong-nam.

    A member of the youth wing of Malaysia's ruling coalition protests at the North Korea embassy, following the murder of Kim Jong-nam.
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 07, 2017, 5:42 AM EST
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    S. Korea and Japan claimed that the North fired four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan on Monday, violating U.N. S. C. resolutions that restrict Pyongyang from using ballistic missile technology.  

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 06, 2017, 6:31 AM EST
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    Malaysian prosecutors said that the two women arrested in relation to the killing of North Korean leader’s estranged brother Kim Jong-nam will face murder charge, which carries the death penalty in the country. 

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 28, 2017, 5:56 AM EST
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  • North Korean chemistry expert arrested in Kim murder probe

    In the latest revelation related to the apparent assassination of N. Korean leader’s half brother, the Malaysian police said on Friday that Kim Jong-nam was killed by a chemical weapon, called V.X. nerve agent.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 24, 2017, 3:24 AM EST
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  • Kim Jong-nam died after an apparent poison attack at Kuala Lumpur international airport on Monday.

    The investigation in one of the most high-profile killings linked to N. Korea made headway on Thursday as Malaysian authorities arrested two more suspects in connection with Kim Jong-nam’s assassination.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 16, 2017, 5:13 AM EST
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  • SMEAR LEADER North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un sticker / paste-up on T near 14th Street, NW, Washington DC.

    North Korea announced on Monday that it successfully trialed a medium-to-long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, a development which leader Kim Jong-un said added to the tremendous might of the country. 

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 13, 2017, 4:55 AM EST
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  • USS Kidd conducts search and rescue operations for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished in 2014 with 239 people aboard, was officially called off on Tuesday after a "fruitless" operation that swept 120,000 sq. km. of the Indian Ocean.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 17, 2017, 5:14 AM EST
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  • (Source: Bram Steeman/flickr)

    A Turkish cargo jet, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul, crashed into Dacha-Suu village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing at least 37 people and demolishing more than 15 buildings near Manas airport.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 16, 2017, 5:39 AM EST
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