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North Korea spy agency runs arms operation out of Malaysia, U.N. says

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It is in Kuala Lumpur's "Little India" neighborhood, behind an unmarked door on the second floor of a rundown building, where a military equipment company called Glocom says it has its office.

Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Sunday declared its international airport a "safe zone" after completing a sweep of the terminal where the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was assaulted with a deadly chemical last week. | Video

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North Korea evades sanctions with network of overseas companies: U.N. report

North Korea is evading international sanctions with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access to the international banking system, says a forthcoming United Nations report seen by Reuters.

Feb 25 2017

Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murder

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week, as authorities said they would issue an arrest warrant if a North Korean diplomat wanted over the death did not come forward. | Video

Feb 25 2017

Vietnam says Kim murder suspect thought it was a prank

HANOI The Vietnamese woman arrested as a suspect in killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader thought she was taking part in a prank video, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Feb 25 2017

Malaysia to sweep airport for chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murder

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia plans to sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week.

Feb 25 2017

First planned North Korea-U.S. contact in Trump administration canceled: WSJ

SEOUL Plans for the first contact between North Korea and the United States after President Donald Trump took office were canceled after the U.S. State Department denied a visa for the top envoy from Pyongyang, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Feb 24 2017

Chemical weapon VX nerve agent killed North Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police

KUALA LUMPUR VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a bizarre murder in Malaysia last week, police said on Friday. | Video

Feb 24 2017

Indonesian officials to meet national held over Kim Jong Nam murder

KUALA LUMPUR Indonesian diplomats in Malaysia will meet on Saturday with a female national in detention for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, the Indonesian foreign ministry said on Friday.

Feb 24 2017

VX used in airport murder of Kim Jong Nam kills in minutes

KUALA LUMPUR VX, the chemical used in the airport murder Kim Jong Nam, is one of the deadliest chemical weapons created by man. Just 10 milligrams of the nerve agent or a single drop enough to kill in minutes, experts say.

Feb 24 2017