Weapons of mass destruction

In this Monday, Feb 20, 2017 photo, North Korea's Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol speaks to the media outside the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia’s foreign minister said Saturday, March 4, 2017 that the government has expelled North Korea’s ambassador for refusing to apologize for criticizing investigations into the murder of the exiled half-brother of Pyongyang's leader. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 04, 2017 - 10:24 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said it expelled North Korea's ambassador on Saturday for refusing to apologize for his strong accusations over Malaysia's handling of the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said a notice was...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 04, 2017 - 9:03 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's foreign minister says the government has expelled North Korea's ambassador for criticizing the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother. Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said in a statement that a notice was sent to the...
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March 04, 2017 - 8:46 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — North Korean weapons barred by U.N. sanctions ended up in the hands of U.N. peacekeepers in Africa, a confidential report says. That incident and others in more than a half-dozen African nations show how North Korea, despite facing its toughest sanctions in decades, continues to...
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March 04, 2017 - 6:00 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations warned that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of international humanitarian law, according to a statement released Saturday. "This is horrible," Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator in...
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March 04, 2017 - 3:37 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations is warning that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a serious violation of international humanitarian law and a war crime. "This is horrible," says Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator in Iraq in a statement Saturday. "...
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North Korean Ri Jong Chol speaks in front of reporters at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing early Saturday, March 4, 2017. Malaysian authorities on Friday deported the only North Korean detained in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader after releasing him because of a lack of evidence to charge him. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
March 03, 2017 - 9:04 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean chemist deported from Malaysia accused police of threatening to harm his family unless he confessed to the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader, calling it a plot to tarnish his country's honor. Ri Jong Chol spoke to reporters in Beijing...
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Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to journalist outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The North Korean envoy said a heart attack likely killed Kim Jong Nam, not VX nerve agent as a Malaysia autopsy showed, regarding the investigation into the assassination of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Ri told reporters Thursday that the victim took medication for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 02, 2017 - 8:49 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia ramped up the pressure on Pyongyang on Friday, issuing a statement condemning the use of a banned toxic chemical weapon in the killing of the half brother of North Korea's leader. Malaysia has not directly accused North Korea of being behind the Feb. 13...
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Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to journalist outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The North Korean envoy said a heart attack likely killed Kim Jong Nam, not VX nerve agent as a Malaysia autopsy showed, regarding the investigation into the assassination of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un. Ri told reporters Thursday that the victim took medication for heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 02, 2017 - 6:42 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean envoy rejected a Malaysian autopsy finding that VX nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam, saying Thursday the man probably died of a heart attack because he suffered from heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. The death of Kim, the estranged half...
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A police officer carrying a machine gun patrols inside forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, March 2, 2017. Two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader were charged with murder Wednesday in a Malaysian court. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
March 02, 2017 - 12:53 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean man will be released from custody because of lack of evidence connecting him to the fatal nerve agent attack on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler, Malaysian officials said Thursday. In a major fallout from the assassination...
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Ri Tong Il, former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to reporters outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Ri told reporters Tuesday that 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 and the release of a North Korean arrested in the case. (AP Photo)
February 28, 2017 - 6:54 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating. The body of Kim Jong Nam, killed Feb. 13 at Kuala...
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