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North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving as murder row boils -- Malaysian PM Najib Razak accuses North Korea of "hostage taking"
North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country on Tuesday, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur sought to question up to three men hiding in the North Korean embassy. 733 more words
VX listed globally as weapon of mass destruction
The VX nerve agent stored at the Newport Chemical Depot in Indiana in 1997, the year the Chemical Weapons Convention took effect, leading many nations to cut their stockpiles. 373 more words
Malaysian authorities will sweep the international airport and other locations for radioactive material, the police chief said today, following the murder of Kim Jong-nam in which VX nerve agent, a highly toxic chemical, was used. 126 more words
Tests using dry swabs on the eye and face show the presence of the dangerous VX nerve agent.
Preliminary tests by the Chemistry Department on the body of Kim Jong Nam have found traces of VX nerve agent, a chemical substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations, police said today. 162 more words