Journalists crowd around the gate as an embassy car leaves the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where tit-for-tat measures have been taken by each country over the murder of a person related to North Korea’s leader. Photo: Reuters

Hostage-taking breaks international law

North Korea and Malaysia are holding each other’s citizens, a serious escalation of the diplomatic row over the assassination of Kim Jong-nam

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Journalists crowd around the gate as an embassy car leaves the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where tit-for-tat measures have been taken by each country over the murder of a person related to North Korea’s leader. Photo: Reuters
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