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Malaysia says still to establish what killed Kim Jong Un’s half-brother

KUALA LUMPUR:┬áMalaysian authorities said on Tuesday they had still to establish what was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the body had not been formally identified as no next of kin have come forward. Kim Jong Nam was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Feb. 13 with what police believe was a fast-acting poison. Malaysia's deputy prime minister has previously named the victim as Kim Jong Nam, though authorities have been unable to conduct DNA tests. "The cause of…

Kim Jong Un’s half-brother murdered in Malaysia: source

KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL:┬áThe estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been murdered in Malaysia, a South Korean government source said on Tuesday. Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader, was known to spend a significant amount of his time outside the country and had spoken out publicly against his family's dynastic control of the isolated state. He was confirmed dead by Malaysian police, and was believed to be in his mid-40s. Police official Fadzil Ahmat said that the cause of…