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Remaining Jong Nam assassination suspect to walk free

Doan Thi Huong will be released from prison today and is expected to fly home in the evening.

Vietnamese woman in Jong Nam murder case makes second bid for...

Doan Thi Huong will know next week if her second application to the attorney-general seeking her release is successful.

Venezuela’s Maduro accuses Trump of ordering his murder

The 56-year-old Maduro also said his armed forces remained loyal and President Vladimir Putin was firmly behind him.

Page out of history: Gurney’s killing and the village of Tras

After Sir Henry Gurney is assassinated, everyone from the village of Tras is rounded-up and placed in a detention camp on suspicion of collaborating with the communists.

Russia says names of men accused over Skripal ‘mean nothing to...

British prosecutors on Wednesday identified two Russians - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - who they said had tried to murder the Skripals with a military-grade nerve agent in England.

Israeli minister: no knowledge of Trump ordering Assad killed

Trump tweeted that quotes attributed to Mattis were made up frauds, a con on the public. Mattis dismissed the book as a uniquely Washington brand of literature.

Killer of John Lennon loses parole bid for 10th time

Chapman, who shot the former Beatle and was seeking to gain notoriety, is serving 20 years to life after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in 1981.

Court says Jong Nam murder accused must explain suspicious conduct

The High Court notes that their behaviour, as seen on CCTV, before and after Jong Nam was attacked was very different and needs an explanation.

Lawyer slams ‘shoddy’ Jong Nam probe as trial resumes

Gooi Soon Seng, the lawyer for Indonesian Siti Aisyah, says the prosecution has not made out a prima facie case against his client.

Danish national first to be sentenced under Anti-Fake News Act

Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, who pleaded guilty, was jailed and fined RM10,000 by Sessions Court in case related to recent Palestinian’s assassination.

Hamas blames Palestinian Authority men for PM assassination attempt

Gaza's ruling Hamas group blamed Palestinian Authority officials on Saturday for the attempted assassination in the enclave of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on March 13.

IGP: Batash assassination suspects had accomplice

Mohamad Fuzi Harun says police are certain that a third person was awaiting the duo after the killing, but it is uncertain if they are still in the country.

Mexico arrests alleged killer of drug war journalist, says minister

Javier Valdez had been assassinated last year in Sinaloa.

Caucasian duo behind murder of Palestinian, says Zahid

The home minister says police will work with Interpol to track down the two men.

Family says Palestinian gunned down by Mossad agents in Malaysia

Palestinian group Hamas says Batash's killing early today is the work of Israeli agents, and his family demands Malaysian authorities to investigate the murder.

Turkey orders arrest of cleric Gülen over killing of Russian envoy

Fethullah Gülen and seven others were arrested over the assassination of Andrei Karlov, who was then the Russian ambassador to Turkey.

Gaza security shuts mobile company’s main office in PM bomb probe

Wataniya's headquarters were closed down due to the company's failure to cooperate during investigations of an assassination attempt on Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.

Viet woman in Jong Nam trial did first ‘prank’ in Hanoi,...

Lawyer for woman tells court that an affidavit from a witness in Hanoi states she was given acting job by a Korean man named 'Li'.

Hariri court rejects bid to acquit Hezbollah suspect

Presiding judge David Re said that there was enough evidence to convict Hussein Oneissi.

New Zealand spy papers reveal 1981 bid to kill Queen

A mentally disturbed teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a 1981 visit to New Zealand and police covered up the botched attempt, according to official documents released Thursday.

Who killed Benazir Bhutto? The theories behind the murder

Then-president Pervez Musharraf's government blamed the assassination on Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, who denied any involvement.

Video showing probably the last moments of poisoned Jong Nam emerges

The video, first screened by Japanese TV, shows Kim Jong Nam being transported on a stretcher after he was allegedly poisoned at klia2 on Feb 13.

Report: Malaysian consul responsible for MH370 debris assassinated

Aussie daily says Houssenaly Zahid Raza was tasked with ensuring that the MH370 debris was safely delivered to Malaysia.

VX death in Malaysia raises fear of North Korean chemical attack

The killing of Kim Jong Nam on Feb 13 has forced US officials to consider the possibility of clandestine chemical attacks in other countries, says a report by The Washington Post.