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north korea, malaysia impose departure bans


pyongyang temporarily banned malaysians from leaving the north korea, and malaysia responded with its own departure ban for north korean diplomats, in a sharp escalation of tensions following the february killing of kim jong nam at kuala lumpur international airport. north korea’s foreign ministry said the travel ban would last until north ​korea could “ensure full safety” of ​its​ diplomats and citizens​ in malaysia, according to...






malaysia rescinds visa-free travel for north koreans


kuala lumpur, malaysia—malaysia unveiled its first sanctions thursday against north korea for the killing of kim jong nam, rescinding the rare privilege of visa-free travel for north korean citizens, but also said it would release the only north korean suspect detained in the killing on lack of evidence.the moves come came a day after malaysia leveled murder charges against two women for the slaying of the estranged half brother of north korean dictator kim jong un. they will keep the spotlight on north korea even as the...






the latest: n. korea sends diplomats to malaysia to get body


kuala lumpur, malaysia — the latest on the killing of kim jong nam, half brother of north korean leader kim jong un (all times local):3:15 p.m.north korea has sent a high-level delegation to malaysia to seek the return of the body of leader's kim jong un's slain half brother.the delegation includes ri tong il, former north korean deputy ambassador to the united nations. he told reporters tuesday outside the north korean embassy in kuala lumpur that the diplomats were in malaysia to seek the retrieval of the body and the release of a north korean arrested in the case.malaysia has confirmed that north korean killed feb. 13 in a nerve-agent attack at kuala lumpur's airport is kim jong nam, half brother of north korean leader kim jong un. north korea, however, has identified the victim only as






north korean defector talks about life in her former country


ready to have your heart broken? listen to this young woman tearfully describe her life in north korea––it’s a hard thing to sit through but it’s important.full story at youtube.more about north korea. posted by josh urich






n korea: malaysia probe of kim's death full of 'holes' | north korea news


north korea denied that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half-brother of leader kim jong-un, saying a malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions".the north's response on thursday came a day after malaysian police said they were seeking two more north koreans, including the second secretary of north korea's embassy in kuala lumpur, in connection with the february 13 killing of kim jong-nam at a malaysian airport.malaysia police have not directly pinpointed north korea as being behind the death, but have already arrested a north korean man working at a malaysian company along with three other southeast asian people. they are searching for several more north koreans. read more: kim jong-nam's killing one week on - what w






n korea: malaysia probe of kim's death full of 'holes' | north korea news


north korea denied that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half-brother of leader kim jong-un, saying a malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions".the north's response on thursday came a day after malaysian police said they were seeking two more north koreans, including the second secretary of north korea's embassy in kuala lumpur, in connection with the february 13 killing of kim jong-nam at a malaysian airport.malaysia police have not directly pinpointed north korea as being behind the death, but have already arrested a north korean man working at a malaysian company along with three other southeast asian people. they are searching for several more north koreans. read more: kim jong-nam's killing one week on - what w






trump says us will deal with north korea 'very strongly'


washington — president donald trump is vowing to deal with north korea "very strongly" after the country's latest missile test.the weekend test has been seen as an implicit challenge to trump, who has vowed to take a tough line on north korea.trump says at a joint press conference with canadian prime justin trudeau that, "north korea is a big, big problem and we will deal with that very strongly."trump has yet to release a strategy for dealing with north korea's nuclear ambitions.he delivered a brief statement saturday night saying the u.s. will stand by japan "100 percent."






north korea denies role in airport killing of kim jong un's brother in malaysia


north korea denied thursday that its agents masterminded the assassination of the half brother of leader kim jong un, saying a malaysian investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions."the north's response came a day after malaysian police said they were seeking two more north koreans, including the second secretary of north korea's embassy in kuala lumpur, in connection with the feb. 13 killing of kim jong nam at a malaysian airport.malaysia police have not directly pinpointed north korea as being behind the death of kim jong nam, but have already arrested a north korean man working at a malaysian company along with three other people. they are searching for several more north koreans.the korean jurists committee, a legal body affiliated with nor






malaysia seeks interpol alert over kim airport murder | north korea news


malaysia has requested the international criminal police organization (interpol) to put an alert out for four north korean suspects over the murder of kim jong-nam, malaysia's police chief said.the estranged half-brother of north korean leader kim jong-un was killed in kuala lumpur's main airport last week, in what south korean and us officials say was an assassination carried out by north korean agents.police chief khalid abu bakar also said on thursday that police have sent an official request to the north korean embassy in malaysia to question the embassy's second secretary and an official from north korea's national airline.his statements came as north korea denied involvement, saying malaysia's investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions".






malaysia seeks interpol alert over kim airport murder | north korea news


malaysia has requested the international criminal police organization (interpol) to put an alert out for four north korean suspects in the murder of kim jong-nam, malaysia's police chief said.the estranged half-brother of north korean leader kim jong-un was killed in kuala lumpur's main airport last week, in what south korean and us officials say was an assassination carried out by north korean agents.police chief khalid abu bakar also said on thursday that police have sent an official request to the north korean embassy in malaysia to question the embassy's second secretary and an official from north korea's national airline.his statements came as north korea denied involvement, saying malaysia's investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions".ma






the killing of kim jong nam: malaysia, north korea take each other hostage


north korea and malaysia slapped exit bans on each other’s citizens, escalating more than a week of tit-for-tat retaliation between once-friendly nations in the wake of an investigation into the killing of kim jong nam on malaysian soil.on tuesday morning, pyongyang said it had barred all malaysian citizens in north korea from departing the country until officials could ensure that the safety of north korean diplomats and citizens...






north korea fires four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said, the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






malaysia seeks interpol alert over kim airport murder | north korea news


malaysia has asked interpol to put an alert out for four north korean suspects over the murder of kim jong-nam, malaysia's police chief said.the estranged half-brother of north korean leader kim jong-un was killed in kuala lumpur's main airport last week, in what south korean and us officials say was an assassination carried out by north korean agents.police chief khalid abu bakar said on thursday that police have sent an official request to the north korean embassy in malaysia to question the embassy's second secretary and an official from north korea's national airline.his statements came as north korea denied involvement, saying malaysia's investigation into the death of one of its nationals is full of "holes and contradictions".malaysian police have not directly pinpointed north korea






malaysians blocked from leaving north korea as tensions escalate


seoul, south korea — the bitter diplomatic dispute between north korea and malaysia over the poisoning death of leader kim jong-un’s estranged half-brother escalated dramatically tuesday, with pyongyang saying it had banned malaysians from leaving north korea.that was followed quickly by malaysia saying north korean embassy staff were barred from leaving its country. malaysia had already expelled the north korean ambassador on monday.the north’s foreign ministry told the malaysian embassy in pyongyang that it would temporarily ban the exit of malaysian citizens now in the north, according to the official korean central news agency.it said the exit ban will be valid “until the safety of the diplomats and citizens of (north korea) in malaysia is fully guaranteed through the fair settlement o






malaysians blocked from leaving north korea as tensions escalate


seoul, south korea — the bitter diplomatic dispute between north korea and malaysia over the poisoning death of leader kim jong-un’s estranged half-brother escalated dramatically tuesday, with pyongyang saying it had banned malaysians from leaving north korea.that was followed quickly by malaysia saying north korean embassy staff were barred from leaving its country. malaysia had already expelled the north korean ambassador on monday.the north’s foreign ministry told the malaysian embassy in pyongyang that it would temporarily ban the exit of malaysian citizens now in the north, according to the official korean central news agency.it said the exit ban will be valid “until the safety of the diplomats and citizens of (north korea) in malaysia is fully guaranteed through the fair settlement o






other mysterious deaths of north korea's perceived enemies


seoul, south korea — an outcast from north korea's ruling family was killed with a weapon believed to belong to north korea's chemical arsenal and several north koreans are wanted for questioning. but with malaysia deporting the only north korean it detained in the airport assassination of kim jong nam, many in south korea see the secretive, dictatorial regime in pyongyang escaping punishment for another mysterious killing.the government in seoul and human rights groups say pyongyang has for decades acted to silence its perceived enemies, sending assassins after south korean government officials, north korean defectors and anti-pyongyang activists.and yet north korea often takes out the targets without leaving evidence that would indisputably prove its involvement, south koreans say.when s






other mysterious deaths of north korea’s perceived enemies


seoul, south korea (ap) — an outcast from north korea’s ruling family was killed with a weapon believed to belong to north korea’s chemical arsenal and several north koreans are wanted for questioning. but with malaysia deporting the only north korean it detained in the airport assassination of kim jong nam, many in south korea see the secretive, dictatorial regime in pyongyang escaping punishment for another mysterious killing.the government in seoul and human rights groups say pyongyang has for decades acted to silence its perceived enemies, sending assassins after south korean government officials, north korean defectors and anti-pyongyang activists.and yet north korea often takes out the targets without leaving evidence that would indisputably prove its involvement, south koreans say.w






us says it has to see 'positive action' from north korea


united nations — u.s. ambassador nikki haley says the united states has to see "some sort of positive action" from north korea before it can take kim jong un's regime seriously and discuss ways to reduce tensions on the korean peninsula.china called earlier wednesday for north korea to suspend nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military exercises by the u.s. and north korea.haley said the exercises are defensive and have been held for 40 years.she told reporters after emergency closed consultations of the security council later wednesday that the north korean leader is not "a rational person" taking rational actions.haley said the united states is re-evaluating its dealings with north korea "and we will act accordingly.""we're not ruling anything out and we're c






tillerson calls on north korea to quit nuke program


a picture released by the rodong sinmun, the newspaper of the ruling north korean workers party, on sept. 8, 2015, shows north korean leader kim jong un, center front, and miguel diaz-canel bermudez, second from right, a member of the political bureau of the central committee of the communist party of cuba and first vice-president of the council of state, watching an art performance by the moranbong band and the state merited chorus in pyongyang, north korea, on sept. 7, 2015. bermudez led a cuban delegation to north korea to mark the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between north korea and cuba.   rodong sinmun, european pressphoto agencyfullscreen






north korea preparing for next nuclear test, satellite images show


north korea is continuing its preparations for the next nuclear test, according to satellite images released thursday by 38 north, a website run by the u.s.-korea institute at johns hopkins university in washington. this follows pyongyang’s launches of four ballistic missiles earlier this week, triggering international condemnation. the satellite images of north korea’s punggye-ri test site…






seoul: 4 n. korean spies involved in kim killing in malaysia


seoul, south korea — south korea's intelligence service says four north korean government spies were involved in the killing of north korean ruler kim jong un's estranged half brother.lawmakers cited the national intelligence service as telling them monday that four of the north korean suspects searched by malaysian police over the feb. 13 death of kim jong nam are from the ministry of state security, the north's spy organ.the nis was also quoted as saying in a private briefing that the involvement of the north korean spies is evidence that the pyongyang government was behind kim jong nam's death.lawmakers didn't say how the nis got the information.malaysia hasn't directly accused north korea of having masterminded the kim jong nam killing but is pursuing several north korean suspects over






north korea, malaysia step up dispute over kim’s death – the denver post


seoul, south korea (ap) — the bitter diplomatic dispute between north korea and malaysia over the poisoning death of leader kim jong un’s estranged half-brother escalated dramatically tuesday, with pyongyang saying it had banned malaysians from leaving north korea.that was followed quickly by malaysia saying north korean embassy staff were barred from leaving its country. malaysia had already expelled the north korean ambassador on monday.the north’s foreign ministry told the malaysian embassy in pyongyang that it would temporarily ban the exit of malaysian citizens now in the north, according to the official korean central news agency.it said the exit ban will be valid “until the safety of the diplomats and citizens of (north korea) in malaysia is fully guaranteed through the fair settlem






north korea fired four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said, the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






north korea fired four ballistic missiles into waters off coast, south korea say


seoul—north korea fired four ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast monday morning, south korea’s joint chiefs of staff said—the latest sign of pyongyang’s determination to push ahead with its missile program despite increasing pressure against it.the joint chiefs said the projectiles were launched from tongchang-ri in north korea’s northwestern north pyongan province, at 7:36 a.m. seoul time on monday. north korea...






‘humans of sachem north’ instagram project brings teens together


the instagram account humans of sachem north profiles students, like emily leath, 18, at sachem north high school. the project is inspired by humans of new york, a blog that features vignettes gleaned from man-the-street interviews conducted throughout the city. (credit: humans of sachem north) in an age where teens face mounting pressure to appear perfect on social media, an instagram account is helping students at one long island high school be themselves and connect with their classmates in the process. jonathan chiaramonte, a peer education teacher at sachem north high school, started the humans of sachem north instagram account two and a half years ago to help the teens express themselves...






nkorea diplomat: malaysia killing was us, skorea conspiracy


beijing — a north korean diplomat says the killing of a man confirmed by malaysian police to be the half brother of north korea's leader was a political conspiracy engineered by washington and seoul.pak myong ho, a minister at north korea's embassy in beijing, said thursday the killing in malaysia last month was a "despicable and extremely dangerous" plot by the u.s. and south korea aimed at smearing north korea's image and subverting its regime.pak said "indiscriminate claims of behind-the-scenes manipulation" would fail, referring to allegations by south korea's spy agency that north korea masterminded the assassination.north korea has demanded that malaysia hand over the body and objected when it conducted an autopsy. it also has refused to acknowledge that the victim was the half broth






north korea, malaysia impose departure bans


north korea and malaysia on tuesday banned each other’s nationals from departing their countries, escalating more than a week of tit-for-tat retaliation between once-friendly nations in the wake an investigation into the killing of kim jong nam on malaysian soil.on tuesday morning, pyongyang announced that it had barred all malaysian citizens in north korea from departing the country until officials could ensure that the safety of north korean diplomats and citizens in malaysia “is fully guaranteed through the fair...






malaysia says only 315 north koreans left in the country


kuala lumpur, malaysia — malaysia's deputy prime minister says 315 north koreans are in the country and barred from leaving amid a dispute over the killing of north korean leader kim jong un's half brother.the figure is lower than an estimate previously given by a government official, who had told the associated press that some 1,000 north koreans were believed to be in malaysia.malaysia says kim jong nam died after two women smeared his face with a banned nerve agent feb. 13 at kuala lumpur's airport, but north korea rejects the findings. on tuesday, the two countries barred each other's citizens from leaving.deputy prime minister ahmad zahid hamidi said sunday that 2,453 north koreans came to malaysia from 2014 to 2017, but that the latest record showed only 315 remained.






‘humans of sachem north’ instagram project brings teens together


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe instagram account humans of sachem north profiles students, like emily leath, 18, at sachem north high school. the project is inspired by humans of new york, a blog that features vignettes gleaned from man-the-street interviews conducted throughout the city. (credit: humans of sachem north) in an age where teens face mounting pressure to appear perfect on social media, an instagram account is helping students at one long island high school be themselves and connect with their classmates in the process.jonathan chiaramonte, a peer education teacher at sachem north high school, started the humans of sachem north instagram account two and a half years ago to help the teens express...






malaysia pushing for release of citizens trapped in north korea


kuala lumpur, malaysia—formal discussions with pyongyang on the release of nine malaysians who have been barred from leaving north korea will begin soon, malaysia’s foreign minister said saturday. anifah aman said north korea confirmed all nine malaysians—trapped there by a travel ban imposed during a diplomatic spat over the killing of the half brother of north korean dictator kim jong un in kuala lumpur—were safe and that...






malaysia hunts for north korean murder suspects | north korea news


malaysian authorities and interpol are on the hunt for four north korean men who flew out of malaysia on the same day that kim jong-nam, the half-brother of north korean leader kim jong-un, died after being poisoned at an airport in the capital, kuala lumpur.since kim's death last week, authorities have been trying to piece together details of what appeared to be an assassination.malaysian authorities have so far arrested four suspects carrying ids from north korea, malaysia, indonesia and vietnam.source: news agencies






malaysia hunts for north korean murder suspects | north korea news


malaysian authorities and interpol are on the hunt for four north korean men who flew out of malaysia on the same day that kim jong-nam, the half-brother of north korean leader kim jong-un, died after being poisoned at an airport in the capital kuala lumpur.since kim's death last week, authorities have been trying to piece together details of what appeared to be an assassination.malaysian authorities have so far arrested four suspects carrying ids from north korea, malaysia, indonesia and vietnam.source: news agencies






the latest: malaysia, n.korea say citizens cannot leave


kuala lumpur, malaysia — the latest on malaysia's investigation into the killing of north korean leader kim jong un's half brother (all times local):11:30 a.m.malaysia is now banning north koreans from leaving malaysia amid growing fallout over the death of kim jong nam.deputy prime minister ahmad zahid hamidi announced the decision just hours after pyongyang said malaysians can't leave north korea.the killing of kim jong nam at an airport in kuala lumpur has unleashed an extraordinary diplomatic battle between malaysia and north korea.malaysian authorities say two women killed him by smearing vx nerve agent on his face as he waited for a flight. but north korea says malaysia's investigation is deeply flawed.___11 a.m.pyongyang says it will ban malaysians from leaving north korea amid dipl






malaysia now says only 315 north koreans left in the country


kuala lumpur, malaysia (ap) — malaysia has lowered its estimate of how many north koreans are in the country and barred from leaving amid a dispute over the killing of north korean leader kim jong un’s half brother, saying 315 remain.malaysia says kim jong nam died after two women smeared his face with the banned vx nerve agent on feb. 13 at kuala lumpur’s airport, but north korea — widely suspected to be behind the attack — rejects the findings. on tuesday, the two countries barred each other’s citizens from leaving.a malaysian government official earlier estimated 1,000 north koreans were in the country.deputy prime minister ahmad zahid hamidi told local media sunday that 2,453 north koreans came to malaysia between 2014 and 2017, but that the latest record showed only 315 remained.most






north korean state media say china dancing to us tune


tokyo — north korea's state-run news agency has issued a tough critique of china, suggesting that beijing's criticism of the north's recent missile test and suspension of imports of north korean coal are tantamount to the actions of an enemy state "dancing to the tune of the u.s."the article thursday took a tone normally reserved for north korea's overt enemies — washington, tokyo and seoul.without directly using china's name, but referring to it as "a neighboring country, which often claims itself to be a 'friendly neighbor,'" the korean central news agency report accused beijing of essentially abandoning north korea in favor of the united states by cutting off imports of coal in compliance with united nations sanctions.






more north korean suspects sought over kim jong nam killing


kuala lumpur—malaysia police said on sunday that four north korean suspects in the killing of north korean leader kim jong un’s older half brother left the country on the day of the incident. the police will seek help from interpol to locate the north koreans, none of whom carried diplomatic passports, malaysia’s deputy inspector-general of police noor rashid ibrahim said at a press conference. police are also looking for three...






more north korean suspects sought over kim jong nam killing


kuala lumpur—four north korean suspects in the killing of north korean leader kim jong un’s older half brother left the country on the day of the incident, malaysia police said on sunday. the police will seek help from interpol to locate the north koreans, none of whom carried diplomatic passports, malaysia’s deputy inspector-general of police noor rashid ibrahim said at a news conference. police are also looking for three other...






north korean suspect in kim jong nam killing to be released


kuala lumpur, malaysia—the attorney general here said authorities would release a north korean man who has been jailed in connection with the feb. 13 killing of kim jong nam at kuala lumpur international airport due to a lack of evidence. ri jong chol, a resident of kuala lumpur, was the only north korean detained in the case. police in malaysia have named eight north korean men as suspects, including mr. ri. this week, police said...






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