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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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WASHINGTON, June 11 — Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the US Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Str...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's powerful younger sister has appeared in public for the first time in 52 days, contradicting rumours that she was disciplined in the wake of the leader's embarrassing ...
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YOURSAY | ‘I believe that most of us did not know of Nagaenthran’s mental health issues...’ The absurdity of another M'sian in S'pore being sentenced to death FairMalaysian: Thank you to human r...
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TOKYO, May 27 — After a fun-filled weekend of golf and sumo US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to hold formal talks today, with trade and tensions with North Ko...
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WASHINGTON, May 13 — When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China.
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North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers and tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday, the North's state medi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After spending over two years in jail for the high-profile murder of Kim Jong-nam, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong’s nightmare ended when she flew back to Hanoi, but not before writing her love letter to Malaysia.
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SEPANG: Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman initially accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has penned a personal message thanking all the ...
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PETALING JAYA: During her last night at the Kajang women's prison, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong penned a heartfelt letter, thanking those responsible for securing her freedom.
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Advertisement Supported by By Richard C. Paddock BANGKOK — A Vietnamese woman who was the only person convicted in the bold assassination of Kim Jong-un’s elder half brother, Kim Jong-nam, was rel...
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The Vietnamese woman accused of the 2017 killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has been released, her lawyer says.
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Advertisement Supported by By Richard C. Paddock BANGKOK — A Vietnamese woman who was the only person convicted in the bold assassination of Kim Jong-un’s elder half brother, Kim Jong-nam, was rel...
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SEOUL: Senior editors of Asia News Network (ANN) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who revealed that the republic is ready to facilitate a third Trump-Kim summit and ensure its success.
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Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman who plea-bargained and was sentenced to 40 months in jail instead of the death penalty over the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): The Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said Saturday (April 13).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said today.
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SHAH ALAM: Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong who escaped the gallows after she pleaded guilty to an alternative charge in the murder trial of Kim Jong-nam may be released as early as next month.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today sentenced a Vietnamese woman to jail for three years and four months after she pleaded guilty to voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous means on North Korean leader...
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A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of causing hurt by potentially deadly means.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — Early on a February morning two years ago, a balding man in a grey suit entered Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur airport, glanced up at the departures board and walked to check in f...
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — A Vietnamese woman charged in the airport assassination of the half brother of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-...
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SHAH ALAM, April 1 — A Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother accepted a lesser charge today and looks set to be freed soon, after her Indonesian co-acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — A Vietnamese woman on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother is expected to learn next week whether her second bid for freedom has succeeded, her l...
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BEIJING, March 22 — China has lodged a diplomatic protest with the United States after Washington sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies for doing business with North Korea, the foreign ministry ...
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IT was clear from the beginning that Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were mere pawns in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. However, w...
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Newly minted Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor wants Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to explain the different treatment given to the two women accused of murdering Kim Jong-Nam. This is ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — Attorney General Tommy Thomas should disclose why Indonesian Siti Aisyah was released from facing trial for the 2017 murder of Kim Jong-nam while a Vietnamese woman will con...
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PETALING JAYA: The Attorney General has the right to drop charges against Indonesian Siti Aisyah, said outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese amid concerns of double standards towards her co-accused, Viet­­­­namese Doan Thi Huong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Vietnamese woman accused of the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, underwent a physical and mental examination today at the Kuala L...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Vietnamese woman accused of the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, underwent a physical and mental examination on Friday (March 15) at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The Vietnamese woman accused of the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, underwent a physical and mental examination today at ...
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The Vietnamese woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, underwent a physical and mental examination today at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Vietnamese woman accused of the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, underwent a physical and mental examination today a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Attorney General has the prerogative to drop charges against Siti Aisyah and continue the prosecution of Doan Thi Huong in Kim Jong-nam’s murder, the Malaysian Bar sai...
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Doan Thi Huong’s lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik said they have asked for the court to allow a postponement as the Vietnamese suspect was not fit to take the stand.Doan’s lawyers also asked for the Att...
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PETALING JAYA: As Indonesian Siti Aisyah was acquitted over the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong should be accorded the same treatment, says Ramkarpal Singh.
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Malaysian authorities have rejected a plea to drop the murder case against Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday refused to dismiss the case against a Vietnamese woman accused of assassinatin...
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DAP’s National Legal Bureau chairperson Ramkarpal Singh has lambasted the attorney-general for what he said what inconsistency in the Kim Jong-nam murder case.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh criticised as “mind-boggling” the attorney general’s decision to maintain charges against one suspect after freeing another in the cas...
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SHAH ALAM: While her co-accused Siti Aisyah is safely back home in Indonesia, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong will remain on trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean ...
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SHAH ALAM, March 14 — Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong will remain on trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam as the attorney general (AG) dismissed her application for the charge to be dropped,  the High Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keo...
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WASHINGTON, March 14 ― US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was in no rush to complete a trade pact with China and insisted that any deal include protection for intellectual property, a major...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Lie...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has the right under the Constitution to dismiss a charge against an accused, even if the trial is ongoing, Minister in the Prime Minister Department Datuk L...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Convicts can always appeal against sentences they deem excessive, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today amid public outcry over the 10-year jail and RM50,000 fine for a 22-year-ol...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is the sole discretion of the Attorney General (AG) to withdraw the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah who was charged in the death of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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SINGAPORE, March 13 — Vietnam called on Malaysia yesterday to free a Vietnamese woman accused in the 2017 murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother, a day after a Malaysian court dropped a ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Attorney General Tommy Thomas is keeping mum over the release of Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was implicated in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-
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HANOI (AFP): Vietnam on Tuesday (March 12) asked Malaysia to free the Vietnamese woman charged with assassinating the North Korean leader's half brother in Kuala Lumpur, a day after her Indonesian co-accused was suddenly released.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has questioned Malaysia's judicial independence after the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah was dropped.
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PUTRAJAYA: Attorney General Tommy Thomas is keeping mum on the release of Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was implicated in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Perak MCA today accused the prosecution of double standards by dropping charges against one of the accused in the murder of North Korean Kim Jong-nam. Perak MCA chairman Dat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the withdrawal of the murder charge against an Indonesian in the killing of North Korean Kim Jong-nam adhered to the rule of law.
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KUALA LUMPUR: “I am very happy, I did not expect that I would be released today,” said a visibly moved Siti Aisyah, who was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal in the murder case of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam or Kim Chol.
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SHAH ALAM: Indonesian Siti Aisyah, accused of assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, has been discharged.
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WASHINGTON, March 12 — The White House said yesterday it was “absurd” to suggest that President Donald Trump was an unreliable negotiator as China reportedly balks at a summit with President Xi ...
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — An Indonesian woman who was on trial in the 2017 airport killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of ...
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After being detained in Malaysia for more than two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam, Siti Aisyah finally returned home to Indonesia this evenin...
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JAKARTA, March 11 — After being detained (for the trial) in Malaysia for more than two years, on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam, Siti Aisyah final...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — The perimeter wall of the North Korean Embassy in Bukit Damansara has been vandalised ahead of the state visit of the South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Malaysia tomorrow...
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KUALA LUMPUR: “I am very happy, I did not expect that I would be released today,“ said a visibly moved Siti Aisyah who was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal in the murder case of N...
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SHAH ALAM (AP): An Indonesian woman has returned home and thanked the president and Cabinet ministers for securing her release from Malaysia, where she had been charged in the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother.
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JAKARTA - The Indonesian suspect in the Kim Jong Nam murder, Ms Siti Aisyah, was due to return home on Monday (March 11) afternoon, just hours after Malaysian prosecutors, in a shock move in court, re...
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PETALING JAYA: The release of an Indonesian woman who was detained on suspicion of murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was the result of Jakarta's effort, says the Indonesian embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
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The world is waiting for confirmation of a new Trump-Xi date, one that is hoped to result in a deal to end the year-long US-China trade war.
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SHAH ALAM (March 11): The High Court today gave a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to Siti Aisyah who had been charged with the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, elder brother of North Kor...
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SHAH ALAM: The murder charge against an Indonesian suspect in the killing of North Korean Kim Jong-nam has been withdrawn.
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26-year-old Indonesian, Siti Aisyah, who has been held for two years on suspicion of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was freed from custody on Monday.Shah Al...
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The Indonesian woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has been freed after the murder charge against her was dropped.
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Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — An Indonesian woman who was on trial in the 2017 airport killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother ...
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The Shah Alam High Court ordered the discharge not amounting to acquittal of the Indonesian national accused of the 2017 murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim J...
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SHAH ALAM (AP): Malaysian prosecutors have, on Monday (March 11), withdrawn the murder charge against the Indonesian suspect in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold...
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NEW YORK, March 4 — The United States and China are close to reaching a major trade deal that would see both sides lower some of the tariffs imposed during an often-bitter trade war, a report said y...
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NEW YORK, March 1 — Wall Street’s main indexes fell slightly yesterday as support from better-than-feared US GDP data was countered by concerns about earnings and US-China trade relations.
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HONG KONG, Feb 28 — Asian markets mostly fell today, led by Seoul, as a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended abruptly without an agreement.
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TOKYO, Feb 28 — Asian stocks fell today as investors dialled back some of their recent optimism about a Sino-China trade deal while news that the US-North Korean summit in Hanoi was ending early rat...
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HANOI, Feb 27 — Vietnamese carriers signed aviation deals with US firms worth US$21 billion (RM85.4 billion) today as President Donald Trump met with top business leaders in Hanoi ahead of his summi...
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An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit wit...
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FEBRUARY 24 — South and North Korea have confronted each other since the Korean War.
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With the second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump five days away, the Korean War foes look busy preparing for what would be a watershed event in denucleariz...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 —  Ahead of the second US-North Korea leaders’ summit, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia is ready to settle its problem with North Korea which fo...
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PUTRAJAYA: Amid calls for his resignation over his questionable Cambridge qualifications, Malaysia’s Foreign Ministry announced its decision to retain YB Dato Marzuki Yahya as Deputy Foreign Ministe...
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HONG KONG, Feb 8 — Asian stocks fell today following losses on Wall Street as fresh doubts emerged over the prospects for US-China trade talks and global growth outlook.
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SHAH ALAM (Jan 29): The High Court here today set 24 days beginning March 11 for the two foreign women accused of murdering  Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean lea...
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SHAH ALAM (Jan 28): The High Court here today set 24 days beginning March 11 for the two foreign women accused of murdering Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 24): The prosecution in the murder trial of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, were today ordered to supply cautioned statements m...
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PUTRAJAYA: The prosecution in the murder trial of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, were today ordered to supply cautioned statements made by wit...
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The prosecution in the murder trial of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was today ordered by the Court of Appeal to supply cautioned statements ...
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Police are looking for two Indonesian women and two local men as witnesses in the murder trial of Kim Jong-nam in the Shah Alam High Court.
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SHAH ALAM, Jan 8 — Police are looking for two Indonesian women and two local men as witnesses for the murder trial of Kim Jong-nam in the Shah Alam High Court.
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PETALING JAYA: Four witnesses are being sought for the ongoing murder trial of North Korean Kim Chol.
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BEIJING, Jan 8 — US officials entered a second day of trade talks with Chinese counterparts in Beijing today, overshadowed by an unannounced visit from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This is the f...
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“Who should be the ANN person of the year?” a friend from Asian News Network (ANN) asked me.