Jong Nam's identity confirmed with son's DNA sample
"So we hope that those people will respond and come forward to claim the body".
Mr Zahid said on Wednesday that authorities obtained DNA from one of Mr Kim's children.
Kim Jong Nam had two gold chains around his neck, one with a pendant engraved with family portraits which "links him directly to his next of kin", the New Straits Times newspaper said, adding that physical features such as tattoos and moles on the body also been useful.
"It's an effort to preserve the body, because if it is kept in the mortuary it might decompose", he told reporters.
The body was secretly taken out of the morgue for the embalming on Sunday night, avoiding the attention of dozens of media representatives stationed outside.
Malaysia is "looking into all possibilities" to secure the freedom of the nine Malaysians now stranded in North Korea.
Zahid said the two countries are still negotiating, but did not elaborate.
Despite a retaliatory ban on some 1,000 North Koreans leaving Malaysia, Hamidi also said that 50 illegal North Korean workers are being deported.
Malaysia had previously been referring to the victim as Kim Chol - the name used on Kim Jong Nam's North Korean passport - and had refused to make an alternate declaration on his identity until DNA evidence had been provided.
Who killed Kim Jong-nam?
Kim Jong-nam was assassinated last month in Kuala Lumpur.
He explained that as the match was originally part of Matchday 1 calendar of the qualifications, the postponed North Korea-Malaysia tie must be played before the second matchday on June 13.
Ying Wang of China, North Korea's main ally, said Beijing was "against the politicization of human rights issues" while seeking dialogue and de-escalation on the peninsula. In fact, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak squarely accused North Korea of orchestrating the murder.
"If North Korea is not able to find a neutral venue, AFC will decide the venue for them by May 8", he said.
A Vietnamese woman and an Indonesian woman have been charged in the case.
The airline agreed to ship food containers on their commercial aircraft until the end of Somalia's starvation . After Turkish Airlines agreed to provide a plane , Kaepernick issued a thank you statement on Twitter .
However, Real Madrid were pegged back in the second half when Aritz Aduriz headed home following a set up from Raul Garcia. We advise that all users switch to using the new Disqus comment system as soon as possible to ensure a smooth transition.
Hull remain in the relegation zone and Marco Silva's team are three points from safety with nine games left to beat the drop. But after the striker's double in Everton's 4-0 win over Hull City on Saturday, Koeman's stance appears to have changed.
I'm going to make sure they're getting our message across because I don't want our young guys complaining about it all the time. The fireworks started when Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon delivered a hard foul to Young with 36 seconds left in the quarter.
As things stand, and we have yet to hear Ms Sturgeon's conference speech - that comes tomorrow - the battle is for public opinion. But under Britain's constitutional arrangements, that vote would have to be signed off by the British parliament.
Jacek Saryusz-Wolski had to be decided by a consensus vote? "The day will come when the British will re-enter the boat, I hope. Poland also opposes the EU's plans to redistribute refugees across all member nations - a move Le Pen also strongly resists.
The highest ranking woman on the list was L'Oreal cosmetics shareholder Liliane Bettencourt, who was 14th with $39.5 billion. Their average net worth is $3.75 billion, which means Trump is not even worth as much as the "average" billionaire.
The Giants had Smith in for a visit over the weekend, and the Johnson signing initially seemed to indicate that door had closed. Taking a flier on him is arguably a better decision than overspending in what is a lackluster crop of free-agent quarterbacks.
Xavier is headed back to the Sweet 16 after dominating Florida State, 91-66, in a West Region second-round game on Saturday night. The NCAA sent the statement out while Collins was talking to reporters, so someone read it aloud to the coach.
Following the meeting, we have chose to lift the economic blockade with effect from tonight, UNC General Secretary S Milan said. Chief Minister N Biren Singh immediately after taking oath today convened a meeting of Cabinet ministers and elected MLAs.
Gennady Golovkin (37-0) faces Daniel Jacobs (32-2) in the main event. "I think I won it by two rounds", Jacobs said. This fight was about the realisation of hefty expectation and with Jacobs down and hurt it should have been over.
Gas prices dropping, but motorists aren't seeing much savings
Local prices for regular unleaded averaged $2.208 per gallon on Monday, down 1.3 cents over the week, according to data from AAA. AAA, which last week predicted a drop of five to 10 cents before the seasonal climb begins, still sees a further decline.
NRP obtain Canada-wide arrest warrant for Justin Kuijer
At the time of the incident Kuijer was wearing a black toque, a brown leather coat, dark trousers , an orange hoodie and boots. Investigators said Kuijer was last seen driving a dark grey 2009 Pontiac Montana van with the license plate BYTE392.
Tourney recap: No. 9 Michigan State rolls No. 8 Miami
In a back-and-forth game of offensive fireworks and optional defense, Oklahoma State could not keep up with the 3-point barrage. Defensively, the Spartans allowed 1.02 points per possession, which ranked 5th in the Big 10, and are now 31st overall .
Israel warns Syria after exchange of fire
The Israeli Army confirmed it had conducted airstrikes on several targets in Syria, Israel National News reported. That conflict included rocket strikes inside Israel and an Israeli air and ground offensive in Lebanon.
Villanova Taking On Wisconsin Saturday Afternoon
There's really not a lot of similarities on the diamond between J.A. and me". "That's what I told myself. Yet Koenig hasn't completely forgotten the next game, UW's 61-56 loss to Notre Dame in the Sweet 16.
Tales In Tech History: Windows Vista
Build 15060 also addressed a problem in which Microsoft Edge would fail to launch for several minutes after Windows 10 crashed. Systems that aren't on the supported list will lose access to updates for older Windows versions as of July 17, 2018.
Asian markets end lower
Shares in Asia fell early on Wednesday with a widely expected hike in US interest rates later in the day weighing on sentiment. The Netherlands has its own election this week, where politicians have also railed against the European Union and immigrants.
Issa Hayatou loses CAF presidency, Ahmad wins
Pinnick won the West African Zone B seat into the Caf executive committee by defeating Benin Republic's Anjorin Moucharafou. He says he will modernise the body and make it more transparent, although his own transparency has once been questioned.