Kim Jong-un ‘executes envoy to US over collapse of Trump summit in Hanoi’

North Korea has reportedly executed five foreign ministry officials, including its special envoy to Washington, for the collapse of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi in February. Kim Hyok-chol, a former ambassador to Spain, and four other ministry officials responsible for laying the groundwork for the summit were charged with espionage on behalf of the US and were executed at Mirim Airport,…

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North Korea executed 5 security officials, South Korea says

Five North Korean officials have been executed by anti-aircraft guns, according to South Korean lawmakers. The deputy minister-level officials had worked under the recently fired state security chief Kim Won Hong, and are believed to have been executed for making false reports to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to two parliamentarians who had been briefed by South Korea’s…

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The death of Kim Jong-nam: what we know

Half-brother of North Korean leader died within minutes of being attacked with an unidentified poison at Malaysian airport

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