Feb 20, 2017

A murder in Kuala Lumpur

The assassination last week of Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, puts a human face on the wrongdoings of the Pyongyang government.

Feb 20, 2017

Video footage shows attack on North Korean

Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. The footage, obtained by Fuji TV and often grainy and blurred, seems to show two ...

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

Feb 19, 2017

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It is the perfect recipe for a thrilling cloak-and-dagger spy novel. Except some — or possibly even all — of this tale could ...

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

Feb 18, 2017

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

A U.S.-based designer said he hoped to cash in on the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half-brother by selling T-shirts emblazoned with “LOL” in the style worn by his alleged assassin. The designer said “human rights abuses” by North Korea’s leaders outweighed any ...