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Suspect in Kim Jong-nam killing claims she 'was paid to carry out a prank'

An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother has claimed ignorance, saying she was paid the equivalent of eighty five euros to smear what she thought w

An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother has claimed ignorance, saying she was paid the equivalent of eighty five euros to smear what she thought w

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What is VX, the world's deadliest nerve agent use by North Korea?

Malaysian police revealed they've discovered traces of a highly toxic nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-Nam, who was murdered earlier in February

Malaysian police revealed they've discovered traces of a highly toxic nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-Nam, who was murdered earlier in February

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North Korean embassy official one of three wanted over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police have named the Second Secretary to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, as well as a staff member of North Korea's state airline, and a third suspect.

Malaysian police have named the Second Secretary to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, as well as a staff member of North Korea's state airline, and a third suspect.

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Malaysia seeks four North Koreans over Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysian police are seeking four more North Korean suspects in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the isolated country’s…

Malaysian police are seeking four more North Korean suspects in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the isolated country’s…

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North Korean held over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

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DNA samples sought from family of slain Kim half-brother

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

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North Korea's Malaysian murder mystery

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

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Boat sinks carrying Indonesian migrant workers home from Malaysia

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

A boat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia has sunk off Batam Island just south of Singapore, killing 17 of them according to Indonesia’s national disaster…

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Study suggests missing MH370 plane plummeted into ocean

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 was in a "high and increasing rate of descent" when it crashed, a report says.

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 was in a "high and increasing rate of descent" when it crashed, a report says.

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Formula 1: Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two as Hamilton retires

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton

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Zika spreads in Malaysia

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

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Malaysian protesters call for PM's arrest

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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ISIL blamed for Malaysian bar attack

The authorities in Malaysia now say ISIL was responsible for a grenade attack on a bar showing a Euro 2016 football match last week.

The authorities in Malaysia now say ISIL was responsible for a grenade attack on a bar showing a Euro 2016 football match last week.

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Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

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Eight-metre python 'dies' after being caught in Malaysia

An enormous python found on a construction site in Malaysia, believed to be the longest snake ever caught at about eight metres, has died according

An enormous python found on a construction site in Malaysia, believed to be the longest snake ever caught at about eight metres, has died according

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Debris found in Mozambique "possibly" from missing MH370 flight

Update: Click here for the latest news on this story A piece of metal found on a Mozambique beach is possibly from a Malaysia Airlines plane that

Update: Click here for the latest news on this story A piece of metal found on a Mozambique beach is possibly from a Malaysia Airlines plane that

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Malaysia PM cleared over $681 million Saudi gift

Malaysia’s attorney-general cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of any criminal offences or corruption on Tuesday, closing investigations into a murky

Malaysia’s attorney-general cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of any criminal offences or corruption on Tuesday, closing investigations into a murky

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Malaysia's first Islamic airline takes to the skies

Malaysia’s first Islamic airline has taken to the skies, offering a service that adheres to strict religious rules. Rayani Air offers onboard

Malaysia’s first Islamic airline has taken to the skies, offering a service that adheres to strict religious rules. Rayani Air offers onboard

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UN tells world leaders to cooperate over ISIL

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

Meeting at the annual East Asian summit in Malaysia, world leaders have been urged to cooperate in rooting out terrorism. Days after the Security

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World Travel Market 2015 interview – M Nazri, Malaysia

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to M Nazri, the Malaysian Minister of

At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to M Nazri, the Malaysian Minister of