Assassination

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Two mayors have been murdered this week in the Philippines. One shot dead by a sniper at a flag raising ceremony, the other killed in his car by gunmen on a motorcycle.

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Following the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader, Malaysia has recalled its ambassador from Pyongyang and revoked visa free entry for North Koreans. And, as we hear from Neal Conan in the Pacific News Minute, more diplomatic retaliation may follow.