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Nation 26 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Dicing with deadly diplomacy

Experts weigh in on North Korea’s strident reaction to Malaysia’s ongoing investigation into the assassination of a North Korean citizen. Sunday Star finds out what all this means for diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Nation 16 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Family, rivals brutally wiped out

PETALING JAYA: Shot with anti-aircraft guns, burnt by a flame-thrower and forced to walk across a live-fire mortar exercise.

Nation 16 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Slain North Korean always had bodyguards in Malaysia, says friend

It’s not just the two female assassins. Four men are also behind the stunning execution of North Korean exile Kim Jong-nam at KLIA2. But one of the women was abandoned by the rest.

Nation 26 Jan 2014 | 10:14 PM

Recalled North Korean ambassador to Malaysia executed as part of purge

SEOUL: All relatives of the executed uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have been executed at his instruction, including the former ambassadors to Cuba and Malaysia.

AseanPlus News 31 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

North Korea purges Jang's associates

SEOUL: North Korea is purging officials who were close to the executed uncle of leader Kim Jong-un, a South Korean minister said.

Nation 06 Dec 2013 | 8:12 AM

Report: North Korea recalls ambassador to Malaysia

PETALING JAYA (AFP): North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, a relative of leader Kim Jong Un, has been recalled just days after the young supremo's uncle was apparently ousted in a leadership purge, according to a report.

Nation 26 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

N. Korean FM calls on Muhyiddin

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has received a courtesy call by North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui-chun.

Nation 19 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Envoys present credentials to King

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven foreign envoys presented their credentials to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin.