A balding man with a backpack slung over his right shoulder walks across a crowded airport concourse, stopping to look up at the departure board to find his flight to Macau.As he stands in front of an automatic check in machine, he is grabbed from behind and something is put over his face. The incident lasts just over two seconds.The blurry CCTV footage from airport cameras makes it impossible to see exactly what is happening.
Only a small amount of nerve agent – but more than enough to kill him – was found on the face of the North Korean leader's half-brother after he died in agony following an airport attack, a court heard Tuesday.Kim Jong-Nam had 0.2 milligrammes of VX per kilogramme of body weight on his facial skin, well above the typical lethal dosage, chemist Raja Subramaniam told the trial of two women accused of his murder.VX is so deadly it is listed by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruct
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that "only one thing will work" with North Korea as he acknowledged the fact that diplomatic efforts in the past have consistently failed.
The trial of two women accused of murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother moved Monday to a high-security Malaysian laboratory to view clothing worn by the defendants and contaminated by a nerve agent.The visit to the government lab near Kuala Lumpur came after a chemist last week testified there were traces of VX on the women's clothes.Raja Subramaniam's testimony was the first evidence directly linking the women to the poison used to kill Kim Jong-Nam as he waited at
Traces of a nerve agent used to murder the half-brother of North Korea's leader were found on the clothes of two women on trial for assassinating him, a chemist testified Thursday.His testimony is the first evidence directly linking the women to the poison VX which was used to kill Kim Jong-Nam as he waited at a crowded airport in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong are accused of smearing VX on Kim's face in February in a Cold War
Two women went on trial in Malaysia for murdering North Korea supreme leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong pleaded not guilty to the murder. The women, both in their 20s, are accused of rubbing toxic VX nerve agent onto his face. Relations between Malaysia and North Korea soured after the murder.On February 13, 2017 Nam died about 20 minutes after he was assaulted.
Two women go on trial Monday accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader, in an audacious assassination in Malaysia that stunned the world and sparked a diplomatic crisis.Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong arrived at the heavily guarded court outside the capital Kuala Lumpur for the proceedings, handcuffed and wearing bulletproof vests.The defendants were arrested just days after the killing of Kim Jong-Nam on February 13 as he waited to board a plane