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Kim murder thrusts North Korean embassy in Malaysia into the spotlight

Previously low-key office thought to be harbouring two suspects in killing

Then-North Korean ambassador Kang Chol speaking to the press on Feb 20 at the gates of his embassy in KL. He has since been ordered to leave the country after a diplomatic row erupted over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of the North Korean leader.

Kuala Lumpur

NORTH Korea's embassy in Kuala Lumpur has become ground zero in its high-profile diplomatic row with Malaysia over the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, providing a rare glimpse into the workings of the reclusive regime.

On Saturday, Malaysia gave the North's ambassador 48 hours...

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