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 ...

Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

Feb 16, 2017

Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was murdered in Malaysia, had pleaded for his life after an assassination attempt in 2012, Seoul’s spy chief said Wednesday, illustrating the dangers of being born into a brutal dynasty. Kim Jong Nam, eldest ...