Latest News Wires UN push against North Korea on human rights moves forward (+video)

The mere possibility that its leader could be targeted by prosecutors has put North Korean officials, once dismissive of human rights issues, on edge.

By , Associated Press

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The world's boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong-un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity moved forward Tuesday at the United Nations, where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests.