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Kim Jong Nam murder suspects fear 'trial by ambush', lawyer tells court

KUALA LUMPUR: The two females charged with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader appeared in a Malaysian court on Thursday wearing bullet-proof vests, as one of their lawyers warned they feared “a trial by ambush” with police not sharing evidence. Indonesian Siti Aishah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam, face the… Read More »

North Korean murder suspects sent home with body of victim

KUALA LUMPUR: Two, possibly three, North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder of the estranged half-brother of their country’s leader were believed to have accompanied the coffin of the victim on a flight from Kuala Lumpur after Malaysia agreed to a swap deal with the reclusive state. Photographs obtained by Reuters from Japan’s Kyodo… Read More »

First Istanbul trial to begin of Turkey coup suspects

ISTANBUL: Almost 30 Turkish police will go on trial in Istanbul on Tuesday (Dec 27) charged with involvement in the Jul 15 coup bid, the city’s first trial of alleged plotters. With indictments prepared against over 1,200 people, and some 41,000 under arrest in total, the trials following the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip… Read More »