Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she leaves Shah Alam High Court in Malaysia on Thursday. Malaysia's attorney general ordered the murder case to proceed against the Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother.
Kim Jong Nam had been critical of North Korea's dynastic rule. Kim Jong Un, who inherited the leadership in 2011, was believed to have issued a standing order for his brother's execution.
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This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows a ballistic missile test at an undisclosed location. On Friday, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to penalize North Korea for its recent missile tests with further sanctions.
Royal Malaysian Police Chief Khalid Abu Bakar addresses journalists in front of a screen displaying the details of North Korean Embassy staffer Hyon Kwong Song, who has been identified for questioning, during a press conference at the Bukit Aman police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.
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Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seen here in a May 2001 file photo, was alleged assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport last week.
Noor Rashid Ibrahim (left) of the Royal Malaysian Police speaks about one of the North Korean suspects, with Selangor state police chief Abdul Samah Mat looking on, in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
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TV screens in Seoul, South Korea, show images Wednesday of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. On Monday, Kim Jong Nam was killed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.