Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother dies in Malaysia
Kim Jong-nam, tipped to succeed father as ruler before he fell out of favour, had spent most of past 15 years outside North Korea
The estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has died in Malaysia, police have confirmed, amid reports that he had been attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport.
Kim Jong-nam died on his way to hospital from the airport, where he was waiting for a flight to Macau, on Monday, Malaysian police said. The cause of death has not been confirmed, they added.