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Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Assassinated by Women with Poison Needles, Reports Say

If confirmed as an assassination, it would be the highest-profile killing of a North Korean since Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song Thaek was executed in late 2013.


My Visit to 'The World's Greatest Chinese Restaurant'

During a layover in Kuala Lumpur, I found myself hungry and with plenty of time to kill. So I decided to check out Restoran Sek Yuen, which one blog had recently deemed the world’s greatest Chinese restaurant.


Malaysia Busts Islamic State Cell That Was Plotting Attack With Orders From Syria

Malaysian police say they have arrested seven Islamic State members, thwarting terror attacks that were being coordinated from Syria.


A Skater's Paintings Reveal the Rise of Malaysian Street Art

Skater turned artist Donald Abraham pushes the street art aesthetic into Kuala Lumpur's galleries.


Sodomy Trial Against Jailed Malaysian Opposition Leader Was Politically Motivated, Says UN

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the immediate release of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.


Russia Says That Conclusions on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Crash Are 'Biased'

An investigation led by the Dutch Safety Board has concluded the plane was brought down by a Russian-made Buk missile. It was not empowered to look into who fired it.


This Woman’s Living Room Is Kuala Lumpur’s Best Persian Restaurant

After posting online and consulting with friends on the city’s best Persian food, I find myself in the plainly-decorated apartment of Iranian expat Ainaz Reihani.


In Photos: Kuala Lumpur a Sea of Yellow as Thousands of Protesters Flood the Streets

Tens of thousands of Malaysians took the streets to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak amid corruption allegations.


Wreckage Confirmed As Part of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Malaysia’s Prime Minister said experts who convened in France to analyze the part — found on Reunion Island on July 29 — had determined it originated from the Boeing 777 that disappeared over a year ago.


MH370 Investigators Are Meeting in France to Begin Debris Analysis

Investigators are meeting in Paris today following the discovery a wing fragment which many hope could be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.


It Looks Like Wreckage From the Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Has Been Found

A US official says a photo of aircraft debris found on an island east of Madagascar appears to be from the plane that vanished last year.