Vietnamese woman in N. Korea murder case loses bid for release

A Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother loses her bid for immediate release, days after her Indonesian co-accused was freed.

Vietnamese woman in N. Korea murder case loses bid for release

Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother, leaves a Malaysian court after losing her bid for immediate release as authorities refused to drop a murder charge, days after her Indonesian co-accused was freed. IMAGES of Doan Thi Huong leaving court

N. Korea’s Kim arrives home after Trump summit

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un arrives home, completing his marathon journey through China after his Hanoi summit with US President Donald Trump ended without a nuclear deal.

N. Korea’s Kim arrives home after Trump summit

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un arrives home, completing his marathon journey through China after his Hanoi summit with US President Donald Trump ended without a nuclear deal. IMAGES

Kim-dergarten: Vietnam’s N. Korea nursery pines for Kim’s visit

Wearing traditional dress, the children in Hanoi’s only North Korean-founded kindergarten belt out Korean songs and recite their Korean vocabulary — skills they hope to show off to Kim Jong Un when he visits Vietnam next week.

Vietnam FM in N. Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh walks through the lobby of the Koryo hotel in Pyongyang at the start of his visit to the North Korean capital. The trip comes ahead of a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un later in February in Vietnam. IMAGES

N. Korea’s Kim ends Beijing visit

Kim Jong Un’s motorcade drives through Beijing before his train leaves the Chinese capital. The North Korean leader’s visit to his key ally has been seen a strategy session ahead of his expected summit with Donald Trump. IMAGES

N. Korea’s Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

A motorcade carrying Kim Jong Un drives through central Beijing as the North Korean leader starts his four-day visit to China during which he is set to meet President Xi Jinping.

Motorcade carrying N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un drives through Beijing

A motorcade carrying Kim Jong Un drives through central Beijing as the North Korean leader starts his four-day visit to China during which he is set to meet President Xi Jinping. IMAGES of motorcade in Beijing