Malaysian investigators have now confirmed that VX was the murder weapon in last week's killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother. It's a highly lethal and banned nerve agent.
Kim Jong Nam was killed by a chemical warfare agent on the orders of the North Korean government, the US has concluded. Amid signs of improved inter-Korean relations, Washington has put new sanctions on Pyongyang.
The trial of two Southeast Asian women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in a stunning attack using the nerve agent VX resumed today in Malaysia.
British police have reported some 21 people have sought medical treatment after a nerve agent was used to attack former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. The investigation is ongoing.
UK investigators have not yet confirmed what substance poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a shocking attack that has left them both in critical condition. DW looks at five possibilities.
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