There was no way the Malaysian government could have known that Kim Jong Nam had entered the country with a different name, says Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan.
At a glitzy bar in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, just a stone’s throw from the Petronas Twin Towers, the Beach Club was where 25-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah was first introduced to a North Korean man known as James.
Myanmar should immediately start allowing Rohingya Muslims to return home and ultimately close rundown camps for the displaced in its western Rakhine state, a panel led by former UN chief Kofi Annan says.
Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong Nam's body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children, the deputy prime minister said on Wednesday.
The Malaysian Health Ministry’s director general, Noor Hisham, said no human infection has been detected so far.
The joint operation beginning from Sandakan will involve not just maritime, but also air patrols of the waters and coastline, says Admiral Ahmad Kamarulzaman.
More than a thousand poultry birds have been culled within a 2km radius of the affected areas.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak rebuked North Korea on Monday as his government expelled its envoy for casting doubt over the impartiality of the investigation into the murder last month of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother.
A North Korean embassy official in Malaysia has refuted findings by the Malaysian government which indicate that Kim Jong Nam was poisoned by VX nerve agent.
The two female suspects in the murder of the man believed to be Kim Jong Nam have been charged with at a Malaysian court on Wednesday (Mar 1).