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Malaysia could expel North Korean ambassador if spat worsens: Diplomat

Malaysia could expel North Korean...

1 hour 36 min ago

PETALING JAYA — Malaysia’s recall of its ambassador in Pyongyang could lead up to North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia being expelled, a diplomat has said.

Singapore backs two-state solution for ‘just and durable’ peace

Singapore backs two-state solution...

February 21

SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (Feb 20) reiterated his hopes for Israel and Palestine to resume direct negotiations, while adding that a two-state solution...

Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia: Airline source, media report

Son of murdered North Korean due in...

February 20

KUALA LUMPUR — The son of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader who was murdered in Kuala Lumpur last week, will arrive in the Malaysian capital...

Bare cheek as Japan men strip off for naked festival

Bare cheek as Japan men strip off for...

February 20

OKAYAMA — With only a skimpy loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men brave freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual...

No reason for Malaysia to paint North Korea in bad light: Najib

No reason for Malaysia to paint North...

February 20

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has no reason to paint North Korea in a bad light and will be objective in its inquiry into the death of the estranged half-brother of the North's leader...

At least 14 people killed in Philippine bus crash

At least 14 people killed in...

February 20

TANAY (Philippines) — At least 14 people, most of them college students on a camping trip, were killed on Monday (Feb 20) when their rented bus lost its brakes on a downhill...

We cannot trust Malaysian investigation, says N Korea

We cannot trust Malaysian...

February 20

KUALA LUMPUR — Pyongyang cannot trust the Malaysian police investigation into the sudden death of a North Korean, the country's ambassador said on Monday (Feb 20), after...

Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspects

Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others...

February 20

MANILA — A retired Philippine police officer said on Monday (Feb 20) that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called...

Finding poison in N Korea attack may be hardest part

Finding poison in N Korea attack may...

February 20

KUALA LUMPUR — A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It’s the...

North Korean ambassador summoned to Malaysian foreign ministry

North Korean ambassador summoned to...

February 20

KUALA LUMPUR ― North Korea's ambassador arrived on Monday (Feb 20) morning for a meeting at the Malaysian foreign ministry as an investigation continues into the killing in...