Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect ‘was paid $90 for baby oil prank’

Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect ‘was paid $90 for baby oil prank’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Siti Aisyah “met some people who looked Japanese or Korean”, Indonesian officials said An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90; £72) to carry out a prank. Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah, 25, on […]

Olathe shooting: My husband loved America, says widow

Olathe shooting: My husband loved America, says widow

Image copyright AP Image caption Sunayana Dumala last saw her husband when he left for work on Wednesday morning The widow of an Indian man killed in a suspected race crime in the US has said her husband “loved America” and came to the country “full of dreams”. Sunayana Dumala, who flew to India after […]

Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect ‘was paid $90 for baby oil prank’

Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect ‘was paid $90 for baby oil prank’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Siti Aisyah “met some people who looked Japanese or Korean”, Indonesian officials said An Indonesian woman arrested for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader has said she was given 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90; £72) to carry out a prank. Indonesian embassy officials met Siti Aisyah, 25, on […]

Kim Jong-nam killing: ‘VX nerve agent’ found on his face

Media captionRupert Wingfield-Hayes: Three reasons why the use of VX is so extraordinary Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports indicate […]

Kim Jong-nam killing: ‘VX nerve agent’ found on his face

Media captionRupert Wingfield-Hayes: Three reasons why the use of VX is so extraordinary Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports indicate […]

Australian spider bite boy saved by massive anti-venom dose

Australian spider bite boy saved by massive anti-venom dose

Image copyright Australian Reptile Park Image caption Funnel-webs are among the most dangerous spiders in the world A 10-year-old Australian boy has survived being bitten by one of the world’s most poisonous spiders after being treated with 12 vials of anti-venom, reports say. It is thought to be one of the largest doses of anti-venom […]

Kim Jong-nam ‘killed by VX nerve agent found on his face’

Media captionCCTV footage appears to show the moment Kim Jong-nam is attacked Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports indicate he […]

Leila de Lima: Top Duterte critic arrested on drug charge

Leila de Lima: Top Duterte critic arrested on drug charge

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms De Lima spent the night in the senate to evade arrest before turning herself over A leading critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Leila de Lima, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges. Senator Leila de Lima is accused of receiving money from detained drug lords. She has […]

Australian PM rejects predecessor’s ‘outburst’

Australian PM rejects predecessor’s ‘outburst’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tony Abbott says Australia’s governing party should be more conservative Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed a provocative critique from his predecessor, Tony Abbott, that their party risks losing government. Mr Turnbull ousted Mr Abbott in 2015 to lead the centre-right Liberal Party. In a speech on Thursday, Mr […]

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