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PM: Malaysians trapped in N. Korea all coming home

PM: Malaysians trapped in N. Korea all coming home

March 30, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, March 30—North Korea has let the Malaysians it previously barred from exiting the country to return home, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. All nine left Pyongyang this evening are expected to reach Malaysia tomorrow morning, he added. “I am pleased to announce that the nine Malaysians who had been barred from leaving North Korea have now been allowed to return to Malaysia,” Najib said in a statement. Najib extended his gratitude to Foreign... Read more

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Local and foreign media personnel gather outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, awaiting the latest update on Kim Jong-nam’s murder. Picture released March 30, 2017. ― Bernama pic

Local and foreign media personnel gather outside the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, awaiting the latest update on Kim Jong-nam’s murder. Picture released March 30, 2017. ― Bernama pic Read More